In a previous post, more than two months ago, I pointed out that Microsoft was resorting to spamming the Windows Update feature of my Windows 7 system to push the Get Windows 10 app (KB3035583) down my throat. As it seems, Microsoft is not about to stop the abuse.
Another KB3035583 Update
A few days ago, I received the update called KB3035583 for the fourth time!
As you can see in the image below I had collected more than one KB3035583 update in the hidden updates section over the past several months.
Newest Get Windows 10 App Manipulates Hidden Updates
Then the latest version of the Get Windows 10 app landed in my Windows Update inbox on December 15, 2015…
I have learned by now to always click on the More information link next to all updates. I have to waste my time to check what is Microsoft trying to install on my computer.
And suddenly, after I placed the latest incarnation of the same update among the hidden updates, by the miracle of Microsoft’s remote control shenanigans, all previous GWX a.k.a. KB3035583 updates were gone.
That’s another cool move, Microsoft. Just do whatever you want on my computer, without my consent, or without any security justification. Install anything, remove anything.
This is not a serious business relationship anymore, but a clear abuse of Microsoft’s corporate power.
My question is this: How far are the boys and gals at Microsoft willing to go before they get another billion dollar lawsuit handed to them for unsolicited advertisement, product bundling, and customer abuse?
And here is an even more pressing question: Why are they doing this? Given that they have already lost cases quite similar to this in the past and they cost the company dearly.
What do you make of all this, dear readers?
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