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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:28 am
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Microsoft skipped '9' and went for '10' to justify the new improvements they made to the new version of Windows. Windows 8.1 is great for me but with a few tweaks. So having said that Win10 is looking good so far. 8-)

The focus is back on the desktop and power user which is great! You can get the tech preview now but official release will be by mid 2015.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:45 pm
Well if this is the future of Windows then i am so glad i never touched Windows 8.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 1:55 am
Using it on my live computer. And have to say its very nice. Very fluet, the new start menu is great , no more start screen. It should have been Windows 8 in the first place , a balance of modern ui apps with the easy fluence of the start menu mixing it up. :)
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:51 pm
With Windows 10, the familiar and the new are mashed together in a form that's only a little different, but suddenly more useful than ever before. The new Start menu behaves much like older versions of Windows, with frequently used apps and any folders you've pinned lined up in a neat little column. To the right of that column are the Live Tiles, which function much like they do in Windows 8 in a fraction of the space. You pin apps as new tiles on a whim, and also resize and rearrange tiles to your liking. You can also resize the entire Start menu, making it tall and narrow, or short and wide. And if you'd rather not deal with the Live Tiles at all, just right-click them and remove them.

http://www.cnet.com/au/products/microsoft-windows-10/

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 03, 2015 5:55 pm
Anyone with win8 or 8.1 get a free upgrade to win10, so I'm happy about that :D
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2015 4:07 pm
Jayel wrote:Anyone with win8 or 8.1 get a free upgrade to win10, so I'm happy about that :D


I had heard that as well ... this is a good thing for those whose actually purchased 8.0 and then disastrously upgraded to 8.1 :)
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 8:37 pm
Windows 10 also marks the death of "Internet Explorer". Microsoft are making a new browser called "Spartan":

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I have never used IE, so maybe I'll be interested in Spartan.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2016 5:54 pm
Well, I didn't end up wanting win10, but had to get a new laptop and couldn't avoid it for the specs I wanted. And I love it!
We ended up upgrading the desktop to it as well (from win 8.1) Good move.
I won't upgrade my other laptop as I have heard of people having problems with a few conflicts, and that laptop is a bit older than the desktop.

I never did like those win 8/8.1 side bars :x
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PostPosted: Wed May 18, 2016 6:50 pm
Microsoft did one on me today.
I looked at my win8.1 laptop screen and it was preparing to upgrade to win10 without me authorizing it! I did a hard shutdown to stop it in it's tracks. Thankfully the client I was waiting for works in IT, and he ran a program called Never10 which (for now until MS do another sneaky patch) has removed everything referring to win10 upgrades from my computer. Apparently MS have installed a patch which allows win10 to automatically install. Beware all those who don't want to upgrade.
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