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Windows 10 will automatically uninstall updates that cause problems

Discussion in 'Frontpage news' started by Hilbert Hagedoorn, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    sverek Ancient Guru

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    M$ is trolling people with Win10.
     
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    asturur Master Guru

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    Like how to avoid qa even more.

    Just release them, scrape forums for data, in case press the emergency button.
    Then QA + Investigate.
     
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    entr0cks Active Member

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    I just want a stable system - letting bigger updates settle before updating.
     

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    fantaskarsef Ancient Guru

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    qft.



    What happens if windows installs an update that bricks user's PCs / installation? How will it "uninstall" itself if it kills windows itself, the network connections etc.
    And it's not like we haven't seen this happening in the past 12 months.

    I bet the biggest issue of many PC users in the past 36 months was indeed m$, malware's a tiny problem compared to a essentially bugged OS
     
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    airbud7 Ancient Guru

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    revert back to windows 7......

    [​IMG]

    :p
     
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    user1 Maha Guru

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    Really the only thing I want is the f8 boot menu to be enabled by default, or at least that if you switch to the legacy boot menu , that it doesn't revert it every time there is a major update. The only thing more annoying than a startup error, is boot cycling until windows decides its time to try repairs, just to access safe mode, or use a restore point.
     
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    fantaskarsef Ancient Guru

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    While you are generally right, I use LTSB / LTSC, so what plagues most people, quaterly feature updates, does not bug me at all since I don't get those.
    It's still a PITA that you have to take care of so many things before 10 starts to behave like 7 did... and I haven't even fully managed to do that :D
     
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    mbk1969 Ancient Guru

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    I am perfectly fine with this feature. I never install update before I read the reports here in Guru3d.

    Btw, I can offer related feature for Windows - MS posts reports from Guru3d along with the update info.
     
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  11. fOrTy_7

    fOrTy_7 Master Guru

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    Its more like:

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    Critical failure :D
    
    Don't worry we'll fix if for you ;)
    
    Or at least we'll try :(
     
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    sverek Ancient Guru

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    try {
      updateOS();
    } catch(e) {
      // it's messed up, but we roll it back up and throw smily face to make it look good.
      rollback();
      print(":)")
    }
    
     
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  13. fOrTy_7

    fOrTy_7 Master Guru

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    To me it looks more like this: :D
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    try {
      updateOS();
    } catch(e) {
      // $hit, how we ended up here?!
      rollback();
      rollback();
      rollback();
      rollback();
      rollback(); // !!!
      // DO NOT PANIC !!!
      rollback();
    
      // Say something smart to assure end-user everything is OK.
      print(":)")
    }
     
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    Press any key to continue.
     
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    Windows 10 is made by pakistan "experts" they only do error time to time.
     

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    deusex Master Guru

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    How about stop forced updates and let us choose weather to update or not?
     
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    will it also break up with my gf if windows catch her flirting on fb etc ?
    Let's put this telemetry to good use !


    ((obviously i am joking ))
     
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    You can configure your network connection (both wired and wireless) as a metered one which will stop forced updates.
     
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    That code will not work because only one rollback will be called in case it will fail.
     
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    The problem is getting a LTSB license.
    Where did you get that?
     

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