‘Get Windows 10’ nagware patch KB 3035583 suddenly reappears on Win7/8.1 PCs

February 24, 2016

Via: InfoWorld
Around noon Pacific time on Tuesday, I started receiving notices from Windows 7 and 8.1 users that the old, dread “Get Windows 10” patch KB 3035583 had returned. As of early Wednesday morning, neither the official Windows Update list, nor the KB article itself, mention a new release. It appears Microsoft simply shipped it out again and didn’t bother to tell anybody.

No doubt you recall KB 3035583 — a patch better described as adware, or a “potentially unwanted program.” It first appeared last March, titled “Update enables additional capabilities for Windows Update notifications in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1.”

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