Win10 1803 pushy upgrades: Never give a seeker an even break

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One of the endearing qualities of Windows 10 is its redefinition of common household terms. Case in point: In Windows Update, clicking “Check for Updates” doesn’t just, you know, check for updates. It checks, queues them up, and installs them, bam-bam-bam, with no emergency escape switch to block the inexorable progress. Once you’ve clicked “Check for updates,” your only opt-out is to pull the plug on the internet connection.

That’s how it’s been forever — and will, no doubt, continue until Windows freezes over.

What’s changed is the cutover point at which a new version of Windows is pushed, automatically, when you

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