Microsoft Claiming 7GB Of Your Hard Drive For Their Own Use With Next Windows 10 Version 1903 ...aka 19H1 (9-11)

Microsoft to Claim 7GB of space (maybe more) on Windows 10 devices for updating

[excerpted] Beginning with Windows 10 version 1903 (currently Beta version known as 19H1), Microsoft will start reserving 7GB (maybe more) of a device’s storage for updating purposes. Windows doesn’t check for the necessary available free space ahead of time, so the space is to be reserved on the device’s hard drive.

Microsoft is building into Win10 a Reserved space to store temporary files to insure Windows installs more easily.

@dph853 has this to say about Microsoft’s use of his device’s storage:

"...I do not particularly appreciate being locked out of areas of my HD. I generally know what I can mess with and what I should leave alone. There is no reason for this “temporary file space” to not be accessible and at least read only so as to confirm that what is being stored here are in fact temporary files rather than a long term repository for telemetry and data MS wishes to have access to but does not wish to send to themselves and store on their own servers. Who knows what the future holds for this scalable reserved space. If its purpose creeps over time, will the user be told of these new uses? I do believe in inspect and verify when it comes to the claims of Microsoft these days..."
[From MS: "January 7, 2019  Starting with the next major update we're making a few changes to how Windows 10 manages disk space. Through reserved storage, some disk space will be set aside to be used by updates, apps, temporary files, and system caches... Reserved storage will be introduced automatically on devices that come with version 1903 pre-installed or those where 1903 was clean installed. You don't need to set anything up - this process will automatically run in the background."]
The above is an update on this original post marking the August 2015 initial release of Windows 10:

Windows 10 'The Service' Is Big Brother Computer Takeover: "All I Wanna Be Is Everything" Says He; "World Is Ready" 8-7-15 "With W10 redefining the operating system as a service, updates are now mandatory. Not only security updates, but also the very system features. Like it or not, whatever new thing comes out is getting downloaded and installed automatically on W10 systems. No 'off' button on this one. And this for "the life of the device" says Microsoft. In other words, as radically Big-Brother as W10 is here now right out of the box, what it might look like in one year, two years, five years... Well, the ZWO MS-branch already made the answer to that question known back in 2012 when Windows 8 was first released:  "All I wanna be is everything..." [see post]

This is very straightforward. Microsoft with this next version of Windows 10 numbered 1903 (currently at 1809), is literally claiming ownership of a portion of the users hard drive. They will have complete control of that portion, the computer owner will have no control of it. 7GB to start with, and maybe more, is the official statement.

7GB is a lot of space. 7KB (kilobytes - very small space) would be too much to give behemoth Microsoft to do with what they will on any personal computer.

Over the years there has always been talk about hidden backdoors in cpu's and software that would allow spying, etc.. Well forget about the backdoor, this is Microsoft openly installing a front door. Their own private entrance, to your house, as it were, and they only have the key.

Without question this is some serious Big Brother escalation in the Windows 10 agenda.

Note also the version number this is first being done - a beta version of 1903 numbered '19H1'. That clearly is a 9-11. Thing about that is, well, bottom line is they don't do coincidences in zwo-land. Which is why it is at the least something to note, rather than to not.

Note also in the 'follow up' quotation above the remark made in 2015 on the subject of Windows 10 as a service with mandatory updates and "what it might look like in one year, two years, five years"...

Well here it is three years in, and 'they' are moving in. 'Up in the loft, that's all... we won't bother anyone... we'll be real quiet - you won't even know we're there - promise... don't worry about a thing it will be fine...'

Three years into the Windows 10 agenda....where will it be in another three years? Recommend do not find out. Big Brother is not your friend.

1903...don't think so.

Rev. 18:4
Daniel 3:18 '...be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up'

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