[LMB] OT: Windows 10 has been particularly prolific this week.

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 20:37:10 GMT 2019


I would prefer that it left my defaults alone.


On Saturday, December 7, 2019, Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org> wrote:

> On 12/7/19 11:18 AM, WalterStuartBushell wrote:
>
>> The next question is how much functionality is removed in each iteration?
>> You just need one critical program to be rendered non functional to be in
>> major hurt.
>>
>> On Dec 7, 2019, at 11:19 AM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> That was the third update this week on the fast track. We are up to
>>> Build 19037.1.
>>>
>>
> Windows 10 updates have never removed anything I've needed to use.
>
> The worst I've seen it do to other people is break the antivirus software
> that they shouldn't have been using anyway.
>
> Any AV software that thinks it knows how Windows works better than
> Microsoft does is mistaken, wrong, and *should be* disabled.
>
> Oh, and I guess I was told about it breaking someone's storage server.
> Because it was using an ancient version of Samba and Microsoft *finally*
> disabled the completely insecure password hashing that used to work.
> *FINALLY*. It was long overdue.
>
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