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BudwS last won the day on June 23

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  1. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Crap to think about. Why can a 10 year old Dell laptop update to Insider 17040 Windows 10 Pro in about 3 1/2 hours and a Surface laptop that is a lot newer fails to update to 17040?
  2. Windows 10 - Deeper Impressions

    Is an OEM Windows 10 Key worth the $15-$30 from online sellers? Just thinking of changing a test Win 10 to a standard Win 10 with the Key change. Don't seem to be able to find a real Full Win 10 Key online. Don't know if this is a Deeper Impression or a slap in the face?
  3. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Fertilizer report on the crap: Sad or glad report? The 64 bit Dell laptop updated to 17025 with no problem. Only took about four and a half hours to complete. Four out of four browsers have Ghostery extension installed. Edge came through the update with Ghostery still installed and working. Also, it's a cold day down here in the desert early in the morning---What was that about "A cold Day In Hell?" Computer life does seem to be amazing. Even the Apple iMac doesn't seem to mind providing this entry.
  4. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    It's hard to believe this crap. Seven clean updates of Win 10 Pro Insider Fast Track in a row for the 64 bit Dell. At 17017 Build now.
  5. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Thank you. Perhaps I'm used to the Apple restrictions. But when compared to Win 10 restrictions, it feels like Apple is an open garden. I much prefer to be able to open and close the garden door myself. I feel that we are of a common mind with computers. Again, thanks.
  6. Windows 10 - Deeper Impressions

    So what are the legal implications of the Dutch Data Protection Authority investigation? Microsoft has danced the "legal tango" before in Europe.
  7. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Trying to understand? Walled garden? Emulate Apple? Not doing a good job at emulation. Windows 10 would be so lucky to be as stable and easy to use as OS X, or iPhones, ETC with iOS. Sorry, my preferences are showing. Winter is coming to Arizona deserts, 60 degrees this morning. But 94 degrees now, it's OK again.
  8. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Is this Win 10 released software or Insider Preview software? Just wondering. I've lost track of the released Win 10. Ditto on the crap. Bud
  9. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    New crap to think about: 16299.15, 1709. This may be close to the "Fall" Windows 10 Release. However, not having purchased Win 10 ever, how is the Fall release marketed? Can Win 10 Pro be bought on DVD in a store or is it only available on USB thumb drive? Only available from from Windows Store? Or only available by buying a computer that has it installed? Can the product even be bought in a free standing form? Does it really cost a couple of hundred dollars? Will it only install on selected computers????? Or maybe it's time to leave the Win 10 test computers in secure mode. Only interested in having the Fall released Win 10 Pro product installed on one of the current test computers to compare against future Insider Preview Releases on the remaining test computers. Might dual boot it with the Windows 7 Pro, Dell Latitude. Also, want to be able to re-install it when it quits working and make sure that the key is known. (6 clean updates on each of 3 test computers have peaked my interest.) It may just be a waste of money? [The Arizona summer sun may have overheated the thinking system?!]
  10. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    This is an impressive computer system. With these resources you could have a dual boot system with Win 7 or Vista maybe and then have options. Your choice for the day. One of my W10 insider systems is a dual boot, Windows 7 Pro and Win 10 Pro preview test, so I can pick Win 7 when I need a reality check. Choices are good. Good for comparison and control.
  11. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    You are partially correct concerning useful activities with Windows 10. My expectations are very low with this product from my experiences over the past 2 years. Consider the fact that I'm excited that the product, W10, actually starts up to a working desktop! And it actually shuts down! Ghostery was not removed from the browsers during the update! Mail actually gets mail! Now consider a lot of end users that buy a computer at Costco that comes with Win 10 installed. If it get email, it's working. This Fall release may actually get email and browse the Web, start up and power down, all without black screening , hanging or crashing. The conclusion is buy an Apple if you want a computer with talent.
  12. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Some new crap to think about. What does it mean when all three Windows 10 Pro test computers have updated cleanly for the last four insider preview releases?
  13. Windows 10 Regressions

    Windows Update should not start even if a user is not logged on. Update should be controlled by a user. User control/security of computer is asserted by power down of computer. It seems the only way to stop invasive software. But then, if it is powered down, why do you need it? Just a dedicated test computer for Win 10.
  14. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Perhaps, it's the other way around. The heat may be melting the frozen parts of the world. Some call it climate change but in this part of the world we're feeling a lot of heat. Now some more heat with the last three insider preview W10 releases that are getting close to an RTM product, all three test computers updated cleanly and the software that does emails and browsers seems to be working. Ghostery actually downloaded free from the Store and installed on Edge. However, all the information collecting and then some is still there. At a school near here, I saw that Win 10 was installed on a school computer. I felt sorry for the students and teachers that will be exposed to the challenge. But I guess that is what to expect in a state that is rated 50th out of 50 in education. (Part of that "heat" problem.) On the plus side, I'm hearing that more and more students are required to have an iPad when they enroll in the schools. Just like politics, when there is a serious issue, a positive solution slides in that bypasses the problem. 2018 is getting closer all the time. The iPads are already here in 2017. Trying to find the good in all this crap. It may be the iPad in schools that does in the big MS. The other crap will play out in 2018. That's a lot of unexpected heat.
  15. Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Yes, you've identified an interesting dilemma. Living in a community that is an age restricted 55 and older area adjacent to Phoenix, AZ. Sun City is an area around 3 miles by 7 miles in size and is not incorporated as a city by preference. Many of the residents are very sharp mentally and use computers easily. However, Windows 10 installed on a PC has many turning to the local Apple Store to buy compatible products. I have been able to get some of the Windows 10 users oriented to be able to use their Win 10 PC. Also, suggested that their Win 10 PC can be turned into a Friendly Windows 7 Pro computer. My Dell Latitude E5410 is only allowed to run Win 7 Pro and it is "Senior" friendly, thank you. The 64 bit Win 10 test computer is a dual boot with Win 7 Pro. Otherwise, Linux Mint has been very friendly as well although a bit more challenging than Apple OS X. Yes, in full agreement, "Bit of a dilemma....;)". Saved up for 2 years to get the iPhone 7 Plus which is fully compatible with the big iMac. Life is good and it was cool enough to sit outside to read this morning.