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Re: "Upgrade" will be pushed down to everyone's throats, as security patch if nothing else helps.

"So it will happen when semi-voluntary updates stop: Only way to stop it is to stop updates, as long as you still can do it."

Then you get caught between Scylla and Charybdis when a zero-day total-pwn exploit appears in drive-bys, meaning you face a dilemma: get the necessary security update and get pwned by Microsoft or go without and get pwned by the malware. And going Linux is not an option because most games require a to-the-metal Windows install (especially once DX12 hits mainstream--VMs don't work well with the cutting edge).

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