Microsoft doesn’t recommend disabling automatic update, but the company has no solution for users who can’t spare the bandwidth to download the OS, but don’t want the update.Microsoft has stressed that end users who begin the upgrade process will still have the option to say “No” before the upgrade begins, but I’m dubious of this for several reasons.Council Water Manager Alister Murray said the upgrade was only a couple of weeks behind schedule and, once complete, would get rid of the earthy taste and smell that many people were currently experiencing.“Council applies treatment to address taste and odour in its water supply which now occurs every summer.“Treatment, in the form of the addition of powdered activated carbon (PAC), has been in action since late December 2016, and it’s not a health issue – the water is safe to drink.“The increase bad taste and smell has been associated with the switch over to a new batch of PAC which seems to be less effective than the earlier batch.It was further exacerbated by an equipment malfunction in the early hours of Wednesday morning.“The PAC dose has since been increased and equipment repaired, and the level of earthy taste leaving Branxholme has now decreased.This auto-update approach harkens back to the America Online era of the 1980s and 1990s when the service dominated the pre-Internet era.I remember Microsoft, then promoting the MSN online service designed to compete with AOL, was in awe of the AOL update system.From what you describe, you have received it and need to restart your machine.Please restart your computer and then run Live Update again. Then open the main UI go to Help About and let us know your version number.
The difference: these Windows 10 updates are not optional.
You can do this from within Windows or by using the Command Prompt.
The .5 million upgrade of the Branxholme Water Treatment Plant is due to be finished by mid-April, and will provide Invercargill and Bluff residents with cleaner drinking water, free of the summer-time muddy taste.
The recent Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update ruffled more than a few feathers as many users are experiencing a reboot cycle.
These things are bound to happen when a company takes a cavalier attitude and constantly slipstreams updates.