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Windows 10 will force automatic updates for all Home users

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Microsoft plans to use a stick instead of a carrot to keep Windows 10 PCs up to date, at least for Home users.

The latest Windows 10 build does not include any way to bypass automatic updates, Ars Technica reports. While this has always been the case with Windows Insider Preview releases, build 10240 is reportedly the one Microsoft will provide to PC vendors, suggesting that updates will be mandatory for anyone who purchases a PC running Windows 10 Home. (Windows 10 Pro users can delay feature updates by up to eight months through a “Current Branch for Business” update cycle.)

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