Can M$ do this please help

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#1 Edited by Soul4Survivor (175 posts) -

they just forced windows 8.1 on my pc? i lift it on sleep mode and when i come back it was updating to windows 8.1 from 8 .. thank god everything is ok only avg got f..up but i fixed it

#2 Posted by jasean79 (2398 posts) -

AVG is garbage. 8.1 actually helps improve upon a lot of things. Why would you not want the update?

#3 Edited by Soul4Survivor (175 posts) -

@jasean79: is not that i didn't want it? is just that M$ just did it with out even asking me if i wanted to upgrade

#4 Posted by br0kenrabbit (13479 posts) -

So...turn automatic updates off.

#5 Edited by jasean79 (2398 posts) -

@Soul4Survivor said:

@jasean79: is not that i didn't want it? is just that M$ just did it with out even asking me if i wanted to upgrade

Like I said, it's for the better.

For anti-virus software, look into Microsoft Security Essentials. It's free and offers good protection. AVG was a nightmare when I used it on my earlier PC's.

#6 Posted by Soul4Survivor (175 posts) -

@br0kenrabbit: always thought that was just for updating the current windows that you have. but not for a full change from one windows program to another.

but in full i like 8.1 just happy nothing else got f up..

#7 Posted by MonsieurX (31672 posts) -

Turn off automatic updates if you didn't want it

#8 Posted by The-Apostle (12193 posts) -

AVG was great on my earlier computers but it sucks now. I use Webroot now and never had a problem with it.

#9 Posted by Master_Live (15832 posts) -

Windows 7 forever!

#10 Posted by Spazzh20 (59 posts) -

Unless windows 8 gains the ability to cure cancer I'm not gonna buy it

#11 Edited by Hexagon_777 (20094 posts) -

My sister upgraded to Windows 8.1 and now the tablet part/second screen on the back of her laptop doesn't work anymore. Anybody know a fix? She wants Windows 8 back.

#12 Posted by mike4realz (2573 posts) -

Turn off automatic updates

#13 Posted by ferrari2001 (17309 posts) -

@Hexagon_777 said:

My sister upgraded to Windows 8.1 and now the tablet part/second screen on the back of her laptop doesn't work anymore. Anybody know a fix? She wants Windows 8 back.

Oh, she has one of those crap dual screen laptops. Is it the Asus one? Your best bet would be to contact the laptop manufacturer because it is a driver issue I'm sure they have some sort of fix. And she doesn't want Windows 8.0 back. Windows 8.1 is a far superior OS.

#14 Edited by comp_atkins (32026 posts) -

@br0kenrabbit said:

So...turn automatic updates off.

+1

#15 Posted by Allicrombie (25560 posts) -

OSX FTW