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Windows Update Is A Bitch.

I found a fix only about making sure Chome is compatible with Windows 8. I have no reason to switch to Windows 10 and every reason to stick with my "dinosaur". Hell no! I've never come back to a restart from an update. his comment is here

Shrill for Microsoft was accurate. Only options under Computer Configuration are Software Settings Windows Settings Administrative Templates And can't find any option under any of them to do with automatic updates. Maybe it's time to move along and MS has just accelerated my tendency with this nasty maneuver. The following 1 user Likes DLJ's post:1 user Likes DLJ's post Ferdinand (03-06-2014) 02-06-2014, 09:42 PM #4 RogueWarrior Junior Member Likes Given: 97 Likes Received: 409 in 190 posts Posts: 403

Do you see the irony and hypocrisy in this? Matts Computer Support We understand you its "standards" look out no one dare make a mistake! I'm mean really, just google DirectX 12 only games, the list if you find one isn't large. poor server never had a chance. - by techtreme pointless! (11:15am est thu apr 25 2002) why doesn't geek.com rename this site "ms bashing.com"..yes ms has problems (ok a bunch of

Does Gmail work in other browsers? The rest of the OS, as a desktop OS, is superior to Win7 in every metric. after each crash, how many auto crash messages to microsoft does it need before microsoft or its vendors need before the problem is solved on its microsoft certified driver. Also, common error, make sure ALL your computers connected to the LAN have firewall updated and running, since any weak 'links' will let bad things thru.

Privacy Policy. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[+][deleted] 1 year ago(3 children)[deleted] [–]iJackWilson[S] 4 points5 points6 points 1 year ago(1 child)I'm not sure. it's ms's fault for trying to make things too user friendly. i am almost expecting aa message to come up saying, "Persistance is futile" and so far, it has been.i can still access the drive and everything on it.

never buying a cyberpowerPC again, dell is the wya to go. 05 Dec 2004 Jan Hey, you didn't say how you finally made your machine pass the "preparing network connections"-dialog.. LOL You still didn't address my issues, try again, the second part has to do with memory hog problems. Do not post any offensive material Do not post personal information (address, email, phone number, etc.) Please remain respectful to users at all times. get back to work now - by geek.com re: no no.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]ladysmoke 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(6 children) Macs are plagued by just as many problems as PC's No they aren't... This might seem a bit backward, but in order to move forward, I've decided to look back at the complaints I've made, and see how my opinion has changed. Cortana Not important --another feature I find very, very easy to ignore these days. I lost it all.

boot into safe mode (delete your swap file, just in case) ... this content Best protection? 3rd-party firewall, antivirus software, and a slew of antispyware protection. FexFX And yet the windows 10 system analyzer claimed his system (and mine) was compat. Media player, obviously, though I'm not wedded to that program.

Thankfully we are on speaking terms and I showed her the document. Windows 10 is objectively bad. Plenty of users have changed these settings, but you can bet millions of people haven't. weblink but windows seems to have compensated for that now and now even my most wily of techneques cannot penitrate its defences.

But too may of them. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]GodKingThoth 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago(0 children)Yeah this just happened to me. You can even remove all the crap that microsoft supplies that you don't really need (screen savers etc…).

We've written before about the power of defaults, and in this case, leaving automatic updates on has been a good idea for many users.

stuff just progresses way too fast, this isn't 1872 any more when trains had hundred year warrantees. After numerous attempts to fix/re-install the package I simply selected the 64-bit version and voila! Chance James Cruz In my case, I'm unable to run servers for several applications, and several games that I've played such as: League of Legends, Depth, and Rust crash non-stop, even Matts Computer Support you think some of them just attention seek?

Beyond frustrating. b700029 View Public Profile Find More Posts by b700029 03-06-2012, 11:56 AM #13 RJARRRPCGP Badcaps Veteran Join Date: Jul 2004 City & State: Bellows Falls, Vermont My Country: USA Who really needs a floppy drive. check over here Where the "BS theory" comes from?

That is why Vista was hated, and why 8 was hated. The only thing that stops me is that I'm 71 and too old and too tired to fight the 21st century anymore - but - friends with Mac say it's far Matts Computer Support Not anymore they don't as far as average users go nowadays for example a 6 year old pc Is plenty powerful enough and upgrading the os doesn't have you should try to do it yourself.

At this point, I expect to wait until I will be getting a new computer with 10 installed rather than upgrade unless I can find the time to try it again permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]iJackWilson[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Yeah, that's been suggested, thanks permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Kyouka127 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(1 child)I've disabled the service for the updater itself. I will never ever recommend Mac again (though I still sometimes have problems with Windows, but by far less). lienux has been around for 12 years, and only started to surface when the ms vs the us government and it's rotten laywers started. 12 years is a huge accomplishment considering

Windows is not reliable, and proof is shown from your posts. Maybe it's time to move along and MS has just accelerated my tendency with this nasty maneuver. There was an article accusing a Windows update of this but it was debunked. The taskbar is home to all of the shortcuts I need on a daily basis.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]WeeGigas 7 points8 points9 points 1 year ago(0 children)Unfortunately that's just how software development works. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]FreeJAC 4 points5 points6 points 1 year ago(2 children)Yeah, but I've been out of the room too and have come back to it still sitting there... it also states that it has found no widespread problems with mbsa. Anyone who spends even 5 minutes with Windows 10 can see how superior it is to 8/8.1 and especially the old slow dinosaur that is 7.

Carolyn Comings Thank you, leeGC. WARNING: You're still not safe!