Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

PC just FORCED Windows 8.1. Now What?

  1. #11

    Posts : 328
    Windows 8.1 (x64)

    Quote Originally Posted by 120inna55 View Post
    I couldn't find anything about a forced 8-->8.1 push. I only see stuff about those that have 8.1 having to accept a certain update.
    What are your thoughts on windows update KB2973544?
    Forced Upgrade to Windows 8.1?
    New Windows Update KB297354
    And that's only on eightforums...

    If you have Automatic Updates on, then Microsoft assumes that you accept everything it recommends. The upgrade to 8.1 is recommended. Period.

    If you do want more control on what updates your PC downloads, then disable Automatic Updates and do the process manually. A simple click on "More info" for each update gives you all the information you need, there's nothing hidden.
    Last edited by oneeyed; 15 Oct 2014 at 16:22.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #12

    Posts : 150
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    I lost Videopad on the 8 to 8.1 upgrade so had to re-install, thats all I can remember, hope you can get Citrix to work again.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
PC just FORCED Windows 8.1. Now What?
Related Threads
Forced Upgrade to Windows 8.1? in Windows Updates & Activation
Hello. This is my first time posting here, so please forgive me if this isn't the right place. I have an HP Pavillion TouchSmart All-In-One PC with Windows 8. Like everyone else in the world, I keep getting notifications that Windows 8.1 is free! in! the! store! But I don't want to upgrade...
Forced 8.1 Update Broke PC in General Support
So as you probably know, windows 8 users have constantly been receiving popus telling them windows 8.1 is free. You are given the option to install it or not to. The other night, I received a popup saying that my pc would restart to install windows 8.1 despite me never asking me to. I decided to...
Forced 8.1 upgrade in Installation & Setup
Howdy folks, hope everyone is doing well. A couple of weeks ago I suddenly got a countdown timer to Win 8.1 upgrade. I didn't choose to upgrade and there was no way to abort that I could find. I was due a free upgrade on this laptop but hadn't taken advantage of it as I was just fine with...
If I understand correctly, users of the original Windows 8 were forced to upgrade to 8.1 if they wanted to continue receiving updates. I worry that if Windows 9 is a runaway success (but I end up preferring Windows 8.1), that I'll be forced to likewise upgrade to continue getting my system...
Solved Forced To Sign In in User Accounts and Family Safety
Hello All, I have a laptop and a netbook both running 8.1 I upgraded from 8 but the upgrade forced me to create an account (Shades of Mac there) I didn't mind because I have always had great help from Microsoft. The problem is that I now have to sign in whenever I boot my computers and I don't wish...
A long time ago (4-5 months ago), I was installing yet another Ubuntu installation. I have done this many times before on several different computers. I accidently clicked "Continue" next to "Wipe Windows 8 installation". Long story short, I was left with a $1000 Ultrabook with no OS. The recovery...
forced shut down!! in General Support
hi every one... I just bought a new hp laptop with inbuilt windows 8...I don't have much knowledge of computer....and windows 8 is quite different.... my laptop is jus 25 days old but in these 25 days I had to forcefully shut it down 8 times by pressing the power button few seconds since it...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook