Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 12th Jan 2006 07:36 UTC, submitted by Resolution
Bugs & Viruses Users of Windows who have set the Automatic Updates option to "Download updates for me, but let me choose when to install them" were surprised to find that the latest WMF patch had overridden these settings and not only installed the patch, but rebooted the machines as well.
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RE: ooooooooooh
by dylansmrjones on Thu 12th Jan 2006 08:26 UTC in reply to "ooooooooooh"
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Actually, that's a part of any software. No matter if it's proprietary or FLOSS.

The only difference is you have to pay huge amounts for the right to experience data loss with Windows.

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RE[2]: ooooooooooh
by rcsteiner on Thu 12th Jan 2006 16:48 in reply to "RE: ooooooooooh"
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Some custom software specifically includes coverage for things like data loss due to software failure ... but you end up paying quite a bit for it. :-)

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