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Don't install the Windows 10 Creators Update on your own, Microsoft advises

Microsoft would prefer it if you didn't try to install the Windows 10 Creators Update yourself.
Instead, the company is encouraging everyone but advanced users to wait for the Creators Update to become available via Windows Update.
That means workarounds for excited users, like the Media Creation Tool or the Windows Update Assistant, are discouraged.

Don't install the Windows 10 Creators Update on your own, Microsoft advises

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Windows Vista has just 30 days to live
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2017, 01:12:46 PM »
Windows Vista has just 30 days to live
14 March 2017, 11:30 am



In a month’s time, Microsoft will put Windows Vista to rest once and for all. If you’re one of the few people still using it, you have just a few weeks to find another option before time runs out.

After April 11, 2017, Microsoft will no longer support Windows Vista: no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates, Microsoft says. (Mainstream Vista support expired in 2012.) Like it did for Windows XP, Microsoft has moved on to better things after a decade of supporting Vista.

As Microsoft notes, however, running an older operating system means taking risks—and those risks will become far worse after the deadline. Vista’s Internet Explorer 9 has long since expired, and the lack of any further updates means that any existing vulnerabilities will never be patched—ever. Even if you have Microsoft’s Security Essentials installed—Vista’s own antivirus program—you’ll only receive new signatures for a limited time.

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