Windows 10: How MSFT's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading

Discus and support How MSFT's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading in Windows 10 News to solve the problem; How Microsoft's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading Last week, Microsoft altered the GWX prompt, as ZDNet covered. On the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 News' started by davidhk, May 22, 2016.

  1. davidhk Win User

    How MSFT's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading


    http://www.pcworld.com/article/30734...upgrading.html



    How MSFT's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading [​IMG]
    Tip How to Remove 'Get Windows 10' Icon from Taskbar in Windows 7 and 8.1

    Enable or Disable Upgrade to Windows 10 in Windows Update for Windows 7 and 8.1
     
    davidhk, May 22, 2016
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  2. davidhk Win User

    I wonder if that is true.
    Trust but verify ?

    :)
     
    davidhk, May 22, 2016
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  3. GD10000 Win User
    Forced Windows 10 upgraded

    Microsoft snuck in the Windows 10 upgrade this week. Just noticed it when the 'updated now or delay' question is a constant pop-up. I never requested this upgrade yet; i was considering an upgrade but my girlfriend has endured numerous problems, including
    having to create a new login account, so I'm avoiding the upgrade for now. To keep this from happening in the future, I've unfortunately had to stop the auto upgrade feature so MSFT won't 'accidentally' add this back to the recommended updates.

    Now, how to i get rid of this pop?
     
    GD10000, May 22, 2016
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  4. DanShea Win User

    How MSFT's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading

    Can't open Word or PP documents after Windows 10 upgrade

    First VERY FRUSTRATED Msft is requiring me to sign in to get help...I have 4 users on the computer and want to use everything local, not logged on to an internet account.

    After Windows 10, if I open Work (2010, 2013 or O365 Version), I'm prompted with the error, same with all office programs. These all worked fine before the upgrade.

    Once the error pops up, I can't get to File / Options / Trust Center.

    Any idea's...

    It will be fun to watch MSFT crash as people realize how intrusive the new software is, crashing machines with mandatory updates, and breaking older software that they didn't have permission to touch.
     
    DanShea, May 22, 2016
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  5. kkehoe Win User
    My neighbor runs a small business with 2 PCs, one Windows 7, the other Windows 8. He closed up shop last Thursday night and when he opened up on Friday morning, his 8 machine was 10! *Mad I know everybody's going to say "the user must have clicked..." but I believe him because the place was closed. At least he was able to roll back successfully.
     
    kkehoe, May 22, 2016
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  6. davidhk Win User
    What I want to know is if the following claim can be confirmed by actual users ..............
    The redesigned GWX pop-up now treats exiting the window as consent for the Windows 10 upgrade.
    Yes, I have read the feedback part at the end of the article.
     
    davidhk, May 22, 2016
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  7. Berton Win User
    Berton, May 22, 2016
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  8. davidhk Win User

    How MSFT's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading

    Holy MacApple !
     
    davidhk, May 22, 2016
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  9. I've been tempted to install Windows 7 on my spare tower and test it out myself. My backs been really sore lately so I put it off. I'd have to connect a monitor keyboard mouse etc, and find a space for it under my desk. I may have a go at it tomorrow. I'll have to do a clean install of Windows 7 and see what happens.
     
    alphanumeric, May 22, 2016
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  10. I just installed Windows 7 on my spare tower. Made sure it was activated. Left Windows update at the defaults. Turned off hibernation/sleep and set it to auto log me in on a start up/reboot. Now to see what happens when I leave it running overnight. Only other changes I made was to set the correct Country and Time zone etc. The usual stuff everybody changes. I'll have another look see tomorrow morning some time.
     
    alphanumeric, May 22, 2016
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  11. Adalwar Win User
    Adalwar, May 22, 2016
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  12. meebers Win User
    If I read you right, you did a clean install.....from your original CD Win7 non sp1?? My install is original from 2009, I need to do it..I think.
     
    meebers, May 23, 2016
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  13. How MSFT's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading

    David, I've read posts on three forums from people insisting that they never authorized a Windows 10 upgrade, and yet they got one.

    Somehow, some way, MS is upgrading computers without the owners' permission.
     
    Vince Massi, May 23, 2016
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  14. This is Tricky:


    How MSFT's tricky new Windows 10 pop-up deceives you into upgrading [​IMG]
    *Eek
     
    Cluster Head, May 23, 2016
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  15. DooGie Win User
    *Roflmao2

    You may get some people worried there CH
     
    DooGie, May 23, 2016
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