[LINK] Windows 10 will automatically download on to Windows 7 or 8 PCs

David Boxall linkdb at boxall.name
Sun Nov 1 13:32:03 AEDT 2015

How to win friends and influence people. Persistent, aren't they?

> Microsoft’s efforts to entice users to upgrade to Windows 10 will soon 
> see it automatically downloaded on to users computers without their 
> knowledge.
Albeit with a little social engineering:
> ... the propensity of users to simply hit “OK” or accept when faced 
> with a prompt in the middle of doing something else, will likely see 
> users just blindly hit OK and unknowingly installing Windows 10, ...

I uninstalled KB3035583 to get rid of the annoying taskbar icon and 
update application nagging, but Microsoft will no doubt come up with 
something else. Each time, they'll catch out more users.


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