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"A valid Operating System does not need a dozen updates a week!"

I agree.

I unplugged the ethernet cable my Win 10 box, disabled the ethernet card and WiFi interface and it hasn't been an issue since!

The box is noticeably faster now, Quicken stopped trying to get me to upgrade to the cloud version and a lot of other software isn't hammering the internet at startup for updates or "tracking."

I should have unplugged it years ago ...

All holdings and some statistics on my profile page
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