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Tech Note: Windows Patches Are Now Bundled

It’s Patch Tuesday for Windows (and Adobe Flashplayer). I recommend this rather balanced explanation. Starting this month, Microsoft releases all the patches as a single rollup bundle and you no longer get to choose. That is, you cannot choose to … Continue reading

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Storms on the Computer Horizon

Some of you won’t care about this, so you can skip the computer chatter. Those of us who provide technical support for Windows users have been watching this for a long time. Microsoft steadily seizes more and more control from … Continue reading

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Progress in Pieces

Not in the sense of broken apart, I’m just tossing in a bunch of little things here. I kept the post-op cushioned leg immobilizer because that hinged brace is good only for walking around, and absolutely painful for resting. So … Continue reading

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Win10 Upgrade as Malware

Honestly, genuine IT managers are treating the upgrade with the same intensity and depth of analysis as a malware attack. They do this because they say that the unwanted upgrade acts just like malware. Go ahead and keep your Windows … Continue reading

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Win10: The Hits Keep Coming

Look at the Reddit thread on Win10 forced upgrades. I took the time to wade through most of it. The Microsoft apologists are lying — knowingly lying about what happens. Literally hundreds of people are doing everything right and still … Continue reading

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Win10 Update Control Toolset

Some developers are determined to help you maintain control over Windows 10. But wouldn’t you know? This early effort requires you install more than one tool to get that control. But if you are technologically inclined, you can do this. … Continue reading

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Technical Updates for Late February 2016

Consider the moral implications. Understanding the technology is one thing; knowing why and how it matters is another level entirely. If your computer runs Win10 and you have some functional reason for preferring it over whatever was running before, but … Continue reading

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