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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by stevenaaus » Wed Aug 12, 2015 11:09 am

Dann Corbit wrote:Mine, not so good.
You keep your cool better than me :)
I used their browser to try to install Open Office, since that is what I use for Word processing, etc. from home.

It told me that Open Office was not compatible and threw me away from the page.

OK, fine. I installed Firefox, and went back to the page.
I installed Open Office.
That was literally the only install that worked on my machine (every reinstall of a MS product has failed).
At least I have open office.
This sort of blatant deceit really makes by blood boil, and swear-words are just wasted on them.

Bring on the anti-monopoly cases round two. The first wave of fines obviously just made them laugh :(

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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by chetday » Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:33 pm

I decided to stay with Windows 7 since Microsoft will continue to do security updates for several more years.

My 30-year old son, on the other hand, upgraded to Windows 10 at first opportunity. Unfortunately, since installing the latest version, he's had one problem after another, including an initial issue with the settings file not opening that required a Microsoft engineer to take remote control of his computer to fix the problem -- a fix that required four hours!

My son reported this morning that Google Hang-outs is hosed and not working properly in Chrome though it kind of words in Firefox, and that the sound quality of his headset is now totally in the toilet when before upgrading it was clear as crystal. Overall he's quite pissed off and really annoyed that he upgraded.

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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by fern » Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:49 pm

Chet, looks like this is a matter of luck. I had no a single problem, everything run smoothly, am happy with w10.

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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by M ANSARI » Wed Aug 12, 2015 6:42 pm

If you are using Windows 7 or earlier ... then I wouldn't change my OS. But if you are using Win 8 and still can't figure your way around that idiotic OS then certainly do change to Win 10. No wonder Microsoft made if a free update for Win 8 ... has to be the most asinine and stupid and frustrating OS ever designed by humanity. I am still waiting for something to come up like "pranked you" or "April Fools" for Win 8 ... but it seems like it was actually that way by design.

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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by bob » Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:51 pm

SzG wrote:
M ANSARI wrote:No wonder Microsoft made if a free update for Win 8 ...
Microsoft made it a free upgrade of Win 7 too...
Free with strings attached. As in they are going to sell all your browsing data, email data, web sites visited data, etc...

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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by Robert Flesher » Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:09 pm

bob wrote:
SzG wrote:
M ANSARI wrote:No wonder Microsoft made if a free update for Win 8 ...
Microsoft made it a free upgrade of Win 7 too...
Free with strings attached. As in they are going to sell all your browsing data, email data, web sites visited data, etc...

Huh? Can you give examples Bob?


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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by Modern Times » Wed Aug 12, 2015 10:07 pm

fern wrote:Chet, looks like this is a matter of luck. I had no a single problem, everything run smoothly, am happy with w10.

Fern
Yes, there are how many tens or hundreds of millions of Windows installations in the world, some of the upgrades were bound to go wrong, and I feel sorry for those that have problems. But like you, my 2 machines went smoothly.

Of course on this forum, Microsoft-bashing is also fashionable, so expect lots of negativity.
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Opinions expressed here are my own, and not necessarily those of the CCRL Group.

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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by Ferdy » Wed Aug 12, 2015 10:37 pm

SzG wrote:
M ANSARI wrote:No wonder Microsoft made if a free update for Win 8 ...
Microsoft made it a free upgrade of Win 7 too...
Are there editions in w10, Home, prof. etc.

I have win7 prof. what would it become if I update to w10?

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Re: Windows 10 Experience

Post by cc2150dx » Wed Aug 12, 2015 10:49 pm

Ferdy wrote:
SzG wrote:
M ANSARI wrote:No wonder Microsoft made if a free update for Win 8 ...
Microsoft made it a free upgrade of Win 7 too...
Are there editions in w10, Home, prof. etc.

I have win7 prof. what would it become if I update to w10?
Windows 10 Professional

Source: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/wind ... a23?auth=1

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