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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #30 on: December 31, 2017, 07:41:19 am »
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #31 on: December 31, 2017, 07:39:27 pm »
I use windows 10 because I mostly use my computer for playing games and windows, specifically the latest edition, is generally the best for games.  It bothered me today because last ight I told it to update and shut down,  I turned it on this morning to discover that it had to spend an hour updating.  Why it did not do this before it shut down for the night I do not know.

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #32 on: January 01, 2018, 07:49:59 am »
I use windows 10 because I mostly use my computer for playing games and windows, specifically the latest edition, is generally the best for games.  It bothered me today because last ight I told it to update and shut down,  I turned it on this morning to discover that it had to spend an hour updating.  Why it did not do this before it shut down for the night I do not know.

The updates usually require you to turn the machine back on.  So update in the evening, and turn the machine back on before you go to bed.  In the morning, it will be done and all the new embedded ads and spyware will be properly in place.

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #33 on: January 04, 2018, 12:02:35 am »
Ok, so now I've disabled not only windows update but also update orchestrator and changed them both to log in as "guest" and also deleted all windows update and update orchestrator related tasks in the task scheduler. Hopefully this will keep the damn thing off
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #34 on: January 11, 2018, 01:10:07 am »
It keeps reenabling itself.

Does anybody know what ports it connects over? Maybe I can block it with a third party firewall.
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #35 on: January 11, 2018, 03:00:15 am »
It's sort of funny, everyone doing everything they can to kill off Windows Update, and at work all day I've been banging my head against a brick wall trying to get the damn thing to work. I've got 150 endpoints that absolutely *refuse* to update, or at least to install the updates I want them to install.
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #36 on: January 11, 2018, 04:23:01 am »
I wonder if an exorcism would help
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #37 on: January 11, 2018, 10:11:10 pm »
It keeps reenabling itself.

Does anybody know what ports it connects over? Maybe I can block it with a third party firewall.

I'd check this out. Probably won't be able to block it by firewall, since it's over HTTP and HTTPS.

You could probably set up a system proxy script for IE that routes all traffic to the Windows Update Servers listed in the link straight to 127.0.0.1 or some equally useless IP/Host. If you wanna use a local proxy script for that, you'll have to enable IE Legacy Features (Warning, may introduce one or two very old and outdated vulnerabilities that no one ever uses anymore) with the below command:

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" /v EnableLegacyAutoProxyFeatures /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

Proxy Script language is pretty easy if I remember correctly, too. Based off of another one that's really common, but I'm too lazy to look it up at the moment.

It's sort of funny, everyone doing everything they can to kill off Windows Update, and at work all day I've been banging my head against a brick wall trying to get the damn thing to work. I've got 150 endpoints that absolutely *refuse* to update, or at least to install the updates I want them to install.

I would say the above may be relevant to you as well, but I suspect you've probably already tried everything firewall related.

You pushing these updates via SCCM and Active Directory or with a combination of WSUS and SCCM?
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #38 on: January 12, 2018, 12:30:27 am »
I have good news from technical support about your problem!

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #39 on: January 12, 2018, 01:57:35 pm »
I have good news from technical support about your problem!

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