Samsung disables Windows Update on its laptops, wants you to use its own utility instead | Windows Central

Well, looks like I’ll be avoiding Samsung branded computers in the near future…

All Samsung laptops come with a tool called SW Updater that checks for any updates to bloatware that comes pre-installed, along with driver and software updates. While such utilities are available from most vendors, what’s unique about Samsung’s SW Updater is that it was found to disable Windows Update, preventing Microsoft’s default updater tool from finding new updates.

Source: Samsung disables Windows Update on its laptops, wants you to use its own utility instead | Windows Central

It is a bad idea to kill windows updates, even if you don’t like to reboot your computer regularly. ¬†Samsung forcing you to not update is a really bad idea. ¬†I wonder how long it’ll be until they get slammed by Microsoft for screwing with their OS.

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