Yesterday I wrote that Windows is malware. I said this because:
Microsoft can and will update your copy of Windows whenever they feel like it, regardless of your wishes. And, they feel no obligation to tell you what they've done. Your computer is just a zombie to them.
Defending yourself against Microsoft involves turning off automatic updates and that's what this posting is about.
At first glance, turning off Automatic Updates seems simple enough. In Windows XP, you go to the Control Panel, then System, then the Automatic Updates tab and click on the radio button to turn … Read more