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  • Announcing the arrival of the Win7 Pro upgrade-to-Win10 nag, KB 4493132

    Posted on October 18th, 2019 at 07:50 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    It’s official — and I can confirm. If you install the Win7 patch  KB 4524752 on a Win7 Pro machine and reboot a couple of times, you’ll see the new nag screen:

    That shot’s taken from my Seven Semper Fi machine, which is now forewarned about impending doom.

    OK, I’m being overly dramatic – in fact it all looks like a straightforward nag. As best I can tell, checking “Do not remind me again” actually does take away the nag. But there are some oddities — and a couple of registry settings that send my Spidey sense tingling.

    Details in Computerworld Woody on Windows.