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    ISSUE 20.42 • 2023-10-16


    Susan Bradley

    By Susan Bradley

    The October security updates include Copilot.

    As I have alerted you before, if you have Windows 11 22H2 and live in North America or certain South American and Asian countries, Microsoft will be “dribbling” the “Chat for the operating system” update.

    Never fear — you can disable this “feature.” I didn’t say remove or block, but rather disable.

    In the European Union (EU), Copilot for Windows will probably be installed — but you won’t have the shortcut to it enabled, due to some EU digital rules. Expect Microsoft to make the changes necessary to bring it into compliance, at which point it will be enabled.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.42.0, 2023-10-16).
    This story also appears in our public Newsletter.