[Skimmertalk] Follow-up: Aggregator 4.1 security question

Pete Smith N4ZR n4zr at contesting.com
Fri Aug 7 16:17:58 EDT 2015

For whatever it is worth, I get around the Windows Update problem by 
setting up my Skimmer PC so that when it restarts it launches Aggregator 
- that in turn triggers my rotation of ini files, which starts Skimmer 
Server, and I'mback in business.

73, Pete N4ZR
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On 8/7/2015 3:44 PM, Bill Straw via Skimmertalk wrote:
> My initial concern was a middle of the night 3.27GB  download when only the Skimmer-PC
> was on and connected to my Verizon cantenna router.
> Thanks for all the suggestions.
> Results:
> Lot's of posts on this issue on the Verizon Community webboard, with Verizon reps
> responding. An IP address for this download can't be revealed, "privacy" issues.
> ==>  Most likely a somewhat nefarious Microsoft 10 related download. I keep the
> auto update OFF on my Skimmer PC because the process shuts down the Aggregator.
> But every 3-4 months I do all the accumulated updates at once. In those Windows 7
> updates is a buried consent for the background Windows 10 downloads. And the
> consent can't be turned off. And the downloads will continue. OUCH!
> 73, Bill KO7SS
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