Prevent Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates

The automatic reboots are my biggest pet peeve of Windows 10.  Microsoft may find this hard to believe, but not every application saves its state when Windows requests a reboot! The upcoming “Creators” release may fix this, but in the meantime I tried this fix.  Fingers crossed it will do the trick.

Upgrading to Windows 10, Part 2

I took the plunge on upgrading on my main machine.  These were the hiccups: I have a DisplayLink USB/DVI adapter for an external monitor.   The “compatibility check” Windows runs prior to upgrading failed to catch that I needed to install the latest driver.  It just was a blank screen after upgrading.  So I had to… Continue reading Upgrading to Windows 10, Part 2

Upgrading to Windows 10

I updated my laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 over the last day.  I did not want to leave this major update up to Microsoft’s timing, so I installed all the available updates from Windows Update, which triggered the little Windows 10 icon at the bottom of the screen.  I then initiated the upgrade… Continue reading Upgrading to Windows 10