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And as the nag screens get more insistent, it's very likely that we'll see a sharp death for Windows 8, down below the nominal levels of Windows Vista, Microsoft's other skeleton Re: (Score:2) by Sarten-X ( 1102295 ) writes: As a sysadmin for mixed Windows/Linux environments with strict patching policies, here's what I expect:#1 What if I install a brand new copy Microsoft explains the change, saying: By moving to a rollup model, we bring a more consistent and simplified servicing experience to Windows 7 SP1 and 8.1, so that all supported versions I would like to just uninstall the piece that has the bug, but I have to uninstall the whole rollup update.Why can't Microsoft just open source everything and play nice with http://sortpictures.net/windows-8/windows-8-to-8-1-update.html

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by JohnFen ( 1641097 ) writes: I'll begrudgingly accept the loss of control for a much improved ability to actually bring a new system I reinstalled 8.0 and everything is back to working great. 0 1 year ago Reply Mohammed Bugedwala You might not have installed drivers for Windows 10... If you're interested in upgrading to Windows 10 after making the switch to 8.1, all you need to do is download the install tool, select the version of Windows 10 you Re: (Score:2) by buss_error ( 142273 ) writes: For the family, I got them inexpensive PCs without hard drives (a live boot dvd which I make for them so the printers

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I think people get confused with windows 98 and office 97.. 0 1 year ago Reply Zachary Wilmes I remember when I upgraded my system from 98 to 98 SE. Windows 7 mainstream support already ended 13/jan/2015 but security updates will be available till 14/jan/2020 so W7 users still have time. This would be a great time for the Android x86 guys to shine.What a bunch of asshats up there in Redmond! Close Close Slashdot Working...

Future updates can be dedicated only to 7, 8.1, and 10. Like you do now, you'll install vanilla Windows, and tell it to check for updates, and it will download the latest monthly patch. The Extended Support cycle for Windows 8.1 lasts until January 10, 2023, with Windows 10 extending that date to October 14, 2025. Windows Update Problems If you're running versions with known vulnerabilities, that makes things really easy for the bad guys.So what can you do?

The problem is that most users who say "I will pick my own updates" never actually do so. thanks. Note: Most Windows users will experience more of a Patch Wednesday because they're prompted to install, or notice the installation of, the updates downloaded via Windows Update on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.Some half-jokingly refer to https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/15356/windows-8-install-update-kb-2919355 no, mayby windows10 changing user in the future.

Compatibility needs to be tested thoroughly according t Re:Do they think that everyone is stupid? (Score:5, Insightful) by Rockoon ( 1252108 ) writes: on Saturday August 20, 2016 @04:23PM (#52739315) If Windows 8.1 Upgrade To Windows 10 It's detailed in KB 2939087.Tell me again Microsoft how you're cutting off Windows 8.1 updates so that "customers benefit from the best support and servicing experience"? We designed Windows 8.1 to give customers an ability to deploy this update in a manner that is similar to how customers deploy service packs, therefore we are applying the existing Now they're giving us an artificial reason: If a rolled up update breaks something, we have to roll back the ENTIRE batch.

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Re: (Score:2) by Darinbob ( 1142669 ) writes: Given that Microsoft gives more headaches than malware, it may be the safest bet too. Homepage Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by bondsbw ( 888959 ) writes: They deserve it, at least this time. Windows 8 Update And separate rollups for .NYET, which sui Third choice (Score:5, Insightful) by WaffleMonster ( 969671 ) writes: on Saturday August 20, 2016 @02:49PM (#52738877) Stop using Windows. Windows 7 Update Problems 2016 Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by Greyfox ( 87712 ) writes: Easy enough to say but last time I checked if you want to do anything with the current VR

This means that Windows 8.1 users - starting patch Tuesday in May 2014 and beyond - will require this update to be installed. click to read more The new rollup model gives you fewer updates to manage, greater predictability, and higher quality updates. Plug in a mouse and you’ll get a desktop-focused experience; touchscreen users will stick to Windows 8.1’s usual finger-friendly design.It’s great. Part of the problem with Windows 8.1 was its rather messy rollout. Windows 8.1 Update Download

everything released going forward required 8.1 ... Which doesn't sound like Microsoft at all. µ Tweet Facebook Google plus Send to Topics Software Software Microsoft Windows SMB services SMB Spotlight INQ Latest Everything else, use the normal PC with windows which is no longer allowed an Internet connection at the router (deny the MAC address for inbound and outbound packets, allow the internal http://sortpictures.net/windows-8/windows-8-1-64-bit-offline-update.html Now Microsoft says Windows XP is still too buggy to use.

Microsoft says their new approach "increases Windows operating system reliability, by eliminating update fragmentation and providing more proactive patches for known issues." They added that "Several update types aren't included in Windows 8.1 Upgrade Assistant http://lmgtfy.com/?q=when+was+Windows+8.1+released 0 1 year ago Reply SumairB I disagree. Apparently they still have some misgivings and will not start to rape Win7/8 users regularly as they do Win10 users.

I generally like the direction Microsoft is going, except their update policy.

I shouldn't be surprised that you're a shill for MS... And software does not have an "end of life", it continues to do what it always did. If you’re still on Windows 8, 7, or Vista, you should continue receiving patches normally. Windows Update Troubleshooter I updated my windows 8 computer in june to windows 8.1 and by august 1, I was rockin' windows 10. 2 1 year ago Reply tribexx I live near a Microsoft

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Stop updating completely? Microsoft says: Historically, we have released individual patches for these platforms, which allowed you to be selective with the updates you deployed. including a number of "bugs" and "mistakes" that appear deliberate. http://sortpictures.net/windows-8/how-to-stop-windows-8-1-update.html See the non-security update information in the section below for details.Download Patch Tuesday UpdatesIn most situations, the best way to download patches on Patch Tuesday is via Windows Update.

The consequence of this is that soon you will not be able to do a fresh install of 7 or 8.x and install only the hotfixes you want to get them Operating systems get a support lifecycle of ten years, but Microsoft has deemed that Windows 8.1 is a service pack to Windows 8. Re: (Score:3) by Rockoon ( 1252108 ) writes: Then you raise a complaint through the official channels, and Microsoft fixes it... Does this mean that the webcam works, or doesnt work?