Microsoft Secretly Installs Updates

If your a Windows user, you may want to have a look through your System Logs. It turns out that, even if one has configured their system otherwise, Microsoft still automatically downloads and installs updates.

Nate Clinton, Microsoft’s Windows Update Program Manager, is now attempting to justify this. He claims that the updates being made are only updating the update client, which is (apparently) necessary as some of the updates were not being detecting by the old client. This very action does go against Microsoft’s own policy of allowing Windows users to retain full control of their machines, which is just another blow to a company which has a history of privacy issues.

This is just another item added to the list of reasons not to use Microsoft products…

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