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    • Blulu
    • By Blulu 7th Dec 17, 12:55 AM
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    Windows update warning
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    • 7th Dec 17, 12:55 AM
    Windows update warning 7th Dec 17 at 12:55 AM
    Guys, my laptop has just finished doing a Windows update. It took over two hours! I'm so glad I did it at the end of the day, when I'd finished comping. The good thing is, it did warn me it would be a long one, and gave me options to reschedule it for when I wanted it to run.

    Blu X
    Comping fairy fly to me. Make my bells go tinkle.
    Get your dust out for the lads, and let me have a sprinkle.
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    • Blueyez
    • By Blueyez 7th Dec 17, 12:59 AM
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    • 7th Dec 17, 12:59 AM
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    • 7th Dec 17, 12:59 AM
    My last windows update failed & I lost the use of my keyboard & mouse-had to use recovery & lost all my favourites & comp folders!
    • Blulu
    • By Blulu 7th Dec 17, 8:27 AM
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    • 7th Dec 17, 8:27 AM
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    • 7th Dec 17, 8:27 AM
    My last windows update failed & I lost the use of my keyboard & mouse-had to use recovery & lost all my favourites & comp folders!
    Originally posted by Blueyez
    Ouch! That would hurt, lots. Sometimes it feels like Microsoft are Big Brother. We have very little say in what they choose to do to our computers, and no recourse at all when what they do messes up.

    Blu X
    Comping fairy fly to me. Make my bells go tinkle.
    Get your dust out for the lads, and let me have a sprinkle.
    • martinthebandit
    • By martinthebandit 7th Dec 17, 8:31 AM
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    • 7th Dec 17, 8:31 AM
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    • 7th Dec 17, 8:31 AM
    Ouch! That would hurt, lots. Sometimes it feels like Microsoft are Big Brother. We have very little say in what they choose to do to our computers, and no recourse at all when what they do messes up.

    Blu X
    Originally posted by Blulu

    You could always use a different operating system.
    Politics -
    from the words Poli, meaning many
    and tics meaning blood sucking parasites


    (thanks to Kinky Friedman (or Larry Hardman) for the quote}
    • ChamomileTao
    • By ChamomileTao 8th Dec 17, 8:48 AM
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    • #5
    • 8th Dec 17, 8:48 AM
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    • 8th Dec 17, 8:48 AM
    Yes my laptop which is essentially my entertainment centre/spare did that update yesterday, seems okay afterwards though, I wonder when the main one will launch into it.
    • Skilos
    • By Skilos 8th Dec 17, 11:20 PM
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    • #6
    • 8th Dec 17, 11:20 PM
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    • 8th Dec 17, 11:20 PM
    Windows Updates have always given me more trouble than any virus ever has. I had to run System Restore after this latest update kept crashing my laptop. Today I've also spent hours on tech support sites after the probably not coincidental matter of my wireless connectivity suddenly disabling.
    • Blueyez
    • By Blueyez 13th Dec 17, 10:35 AM
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    • 13th Dec 17, 10:35 AM
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    • 13th Dec 17, 10:35 AM
    just had the dreaded update, took just over an hour!
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