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    lost among all updates in Win8.1

    So true, but windows are still windows basically, there are some new features or some removed features and the looks that change over time and some program compatibility issues.... but it's still M$. :) Linux is really hard to learn after more then 20+years of M$ OS:picnic: Well I noticed that...
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    lost among all updates in Win8.1

    I have 78 updates (not security related) so reading through all in detail in English takes time, whereof I asked the question if anyone has made a list of updates to avoid if you do not want updates that have telematics and win10 stuff and updates that mess up the system. like i did in...
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    a few security questions. firewall, antivirus software. Background internet traffic

    Do I asking for advanced and complicated questions for this forums perhaps?
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    a few security questions. firewall, antivirus software. Background internet traffic

    I also wonder how to completely disable IPV6 in win 8.1 (I don't have IPV6 capability to my ISP) I see lots of activity with ipv6 addresses in the resource monitor. Even that I have checked IPV6 on my network card properties.
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    a few security questions. firewall, antivirus software. Background internet traffic

    Hey again.:D I notice that win8.1 has much more background traffic on the network than win7.. So I wonder if any of you know about a good third-party firewall that can block outgoing domain names and IP addresses. It don't need not be a free firewall, even if free tastes good.;) as example...
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    lost among all updates in Win8.1

    Hi and thank you for your reply.:) Those updates are included in my win7 list. Do you know if it's the same KB number on all the updates between win7 and win8? :confused:
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    lost among all updates in Win8.1

    Hi all :) I just installed Win8.1 on my laptop to buy me three more years before windows EOL. on sevenforums I have a thread with windows updates to avoid if you do not want updates with telemetry etc. So I wonder what is it for updates in windows 8 that one should avoid if I want maximum...