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    Windows 10/Loss of Control of Updating

    I know this updating issue has been discussed before, but I'm hoping Gordon Kelly's article in Forbes is in error. This is a direct quote from his article

    "Windows 10 introduces something new and...
  2. It's a bit more complicated than that, I'm...

    It's a bit more complicated than that, I'm afraid.

    My laptop came with Windows 7 HP; I bought the Family Pack for Windows 7 HP and used it over the Win 7 HP that came with the laptop to rid it of...
  3. Can I re-use my Windows 8 Pro Product Key

    Here's the scenario...I bought full retail version of Windows 8 Pro and installed it on my laptop & upgraded to Windows 8.1 Pro. I intend to install Windows 10 Pro on the laptop.

    Now, I have a...
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    Well, that's a killer for me...no free upgrade on...

    Well, that's a killer for me...no free upgrade on my desktop. My updates will be managed by me.

    I will either stick with Win 7 HP or buy a full version of the OS at a later time. Fortunately, I...
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    Joe: Perhaps I'm not understanding.....I'm not...

    Joe:

    Perhaps I'm not understanding.....I'm not concerned about postponing updates because I do not postpone security updates ever; what I'd prefer is to select the updates I want as I have in the...
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    Windows 10 Notice this AM

    I received Notice this morning via system tray about Windows 10 free upgrade. However as I began to read I found this:

    "Windows 10 Home users will have updates from Windows Update automatically...
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    Thanks very much. What you say makes sense to me....

    Thanks very much. What you say makes sense to me. I will take both your suggestion and that of the OP. If I still have issues, I'll be back.

    D.
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    Perhaps I plugged the external drive to soon...

    Perhaps I plugged the external drive to soon then. It was already installed when I selected "to use the image made earlier". My mouse & keyboard were working properly both before and after this...
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    I didn't try recovering the image using the...

    I didn't try recovering the image using the system repair disk. I did not know the system repair disk was necessary if the system wasn't damaged. This was a trial run to see if I could restore the...
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    I started the process on the same screen where I...

    I started the process on the same screen where I made the system image and the repair disk; I selected "recover system settings or your computer"; then from "restore this computer to an earlier point...
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    Issue with Windows System Image

    I have a new PC with not much on it, other than an initial Windows 7HP install that I did myself. The PC is homebuilt. I installed the utilities that came with the motherboard(ASRock x99 Extreme 6)....
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    We decided to do a rest to default settings of IE...

    We decided to do a rest to default settings of IE 11.

    I am embarassed to say, I saw the reference to DoNotTrackMe In IE's setup. I don't use this browser, so I didn't have a clue that it was...
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    IE11-can't fix script error annoyance

    Win7 PC running IE11 developed script error that pops up when opening IE11 for the first time and sporadically on some web pages.

    "An error has occurred in the script on this page"

    "Error is:...
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    Thank you to both posters. I do run MBAM, but...

    Thank you to both posters.

    I do run MBAM, but I have the Pro version. I will look into my settings anyway and make the exception for PSI and see if that makes a difference when Windows updates...
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    Thanks....I'm glad I asked. I will research...

    Thanks....I'm glad I asked.

    I will research how to correctly install & use PSI, although I've been using it for several years now. I can't imagine what I'm doing wrong.

    I had a problem with it...
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    PSI alternative question

    I have issues with PSI almost every time I do Windows updates....the PSI icon is grayed out, it tells me I'm not connected when I am, etc., etc.,. It is also probelematic on my Win 8.1 laptop, not...
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    Thank you all who took the time to review my...

    Thank you all who took the time to review my dilemma. I now know more about a router in the last 24 hrs than I did since I purchased it. Very grateful to know about backup/restore a configuration...
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    Thank you...I had set it to WPA 2 and left it...

    Thank you...I had set it to WPA 2 and left it there

    D.
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    Thanks for your reply. As for saving the...

    Thanks for your reply. As for saving the settings, I printed them out when I set up the router on Dec 14 2007 and I've done the same thing this time. It was fortunate that I still had them because...
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    That's what the hub says....but we renamed the...

    That's what the hub says....but we renamed the services to dvr3 and dvr4 with the prior port settings of 8080 and 9000 and the router took it. I've got my fingers crossed to see if we can connect on...
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    Port Conflict issue...Netgear WGT624 v.3

    We have a security camera setup that we can monitor via our cellphones using an Android viewer from Zmodo. This setup was working 18 months until a few days ago when our ISP changed our IP address....
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    Thank you for the link. I don't dare try this...

    Thank you for the link.

    I don't dare try this fix now. It would be my luck to mess this up. I am travelling with only limited resources with me because of space. I have a system repair disk and a...
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    I came here because I didn't think Secunia PSI...

    I came here because I didn't think Secunia PSI would solve an issue with corrupt Windows files. I already was there, BTW. Please see my initial post. Someone in the Secunia forum already asked this...
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    I have done the 3 scans and am attaching the...

    I have done the 3 scans and am attaching the results of the sfc /scannow in zipped format.

    I don't really have any issues running this laptop, except for the grayed out Secunia PSI icon. I would...
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    Windows 8.1/sfc scannow/Secunia PSI

    My issue is a grayed out Secunia PSI system tray icon. It has been a problem since my 8.1 upgrade. First PSI was an issue so I reverted to 2.0 and it ran okay. Then Secunia came out with a Win 8/8.1...
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