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Windows 10 - First Impressions


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Windows 10 reserved by "millions" according to Microsoft

 

I have no doubt but that they know exactly how many people have reserved Windows 10.

 

What I'm curious about is why they don't state just how many millions. Could it be that it's an embarrassing number?

 

Just sayin'...

 

--JorgeA

 

P.S. Another possibility I can think of is that they actually have no idea how many people have reserved Win10, and that this bragging is total B.S.


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It'd be hilarious if at the end of the month they release a really serious OS, completely different than the one we've been seeing.

 

That wouild be the happiest tech surprise of the decade.

 

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Don't know how many here are old enough to remember the movie "WarGames"...but just about every day I find myself repeating that line the army guy delivers to Dabney Coleman at the end, I just replace "defense system" with any of our favorite 21st century disappointments. For example, "After very careful consideration, sir, I've come to the conclusion that your new operating system sucks."

 



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What's it been, 2 days?  Now another new build (10162) is downloading.

 

Every time one of these things installs a whole buttload of stuff gets reset back to they way they want it.

 

Is this aversion therapy?

 

-Noel



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P.S. Another possibility I can think of is that they actually have no idea how many people have reserved Win10, and that this bragging is total B.S.

Naah, not only they know exactly the number but for each of them they have names, e-mail, geolocation and IP of all the connections they made, shopping habits and tastes, right now they are busy dividing the harvested mass into those that prefer vanilla and those that prefer chocolate in order to produce a "Soylent Green" like ice-cream that will fit all.

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Don't know how many here are old enough to remember the movie "WarGames"...but just about every day I find myself repeating that line the army guy delivers to Dabney Coleman at the end, I just replace "defense system" with any of our favorite 21st century disappointments. For example, "After very careful consideration, sir, I've come to the conclusion that your new operating system sucks."

 

Another quote from Wargames in regard to all this post Windows 7 idiocracy:

 

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My worst week with Windows 10 Preview: When downloads go very, very wrong

 

Windows 10 kicked my butt this week.

 

If you’re looking for an exhaustive hands on of Windows 10 Mobile build 10149, this isn’t it. I spent most of Thursday afternoon trying to install it on two phones—managing to put one into an unresponsive state, and breaking Wi-Fi on the other. Instead, I’m sitting here [...] wondering whether other Windows Insiders like me will be willing to continue this life of adventure once Windows 10 launches.

 

--JorgeA

 

 

 

 

 



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Naah, not only they know exactly the number but for each of them they have names, e-mail, geolocation and IP of all the connections they made, shopping habits and tastes

 

Oh, has that list already been published by hackers?  I didn't think it would take them long to steal.

 

-Noel






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