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windows users beware: changes to win 7 / 8.x updates

Discussion in 'Technical' started by sec_monkey, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. sec_monkey

    sec_monkey SM Security Administrator

    windows users beware: changes to win 7 / 8.x updates

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  2. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    Isn't that just dandy...

    Appreciate the heads-up!
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  3. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Hm. If there's an auto install in the updates, I'll probably go bare. If there's a description that lets me decide if I want it or not, I might be less apt to squall. Hm, again.
  4. 3M-TA3

    3M-TA3 Cold Wet Monkey Site Supporter++

    Thanks for that update @sec_monkey - I've bought my last copy of Windows - I'll keep one machine Windows so I can continue to use Windows only apps, but everything else is going Linux.
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  5. Bandit99

    Bandit99 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    Well, that's a problem.... Yes, it just might be a good time to start the move to Linux...
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  6. Pax Mentis

    Pax Mentis Philosopher King |RIP 11-4-2017

    Sounds like I need to get moving to get the last of the data I want off of the only remaining Windoze platform in the house.
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  7. Pax Mentis

    Pax Mentis Philosopher King |RIP 11-4-2017

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  8. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    Could run Win 7 inside Oracle VM box (on top of Linux) if you must still have it for certain apps. Microbarf can keep their updates.
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  9. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    I prefer to run ALL MicroSquash OSs in a Virtual Machine.... By doing this is I get a Virus, or whatever, I can just dump that VM and bring back a Previous Backup, and continue On... without ever compromising my Base OS....
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  10. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    That's what I do also. Only one computer has windows installed as a bootable OS. The rest use Linux with Oracle VM if Windows is needed.
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