With all the negative Windows 10 gets I'm pretty impressed

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  1. Knuckle Dragger

    Knuckle Dragger Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I'm a fan of Windows 10. I'm not sure why it gets all the negative crap it does. My son put together a new computer yesterday. New motherboard, processor, memory and video card. We re-used the hard drives. I figured we would likely have to reinstall everything, go through the update crap etc. I was surprised when we fired it up Windows took a couple of minutes and had it all figured out. All we had to do was sign into his Microsoft account to validate.

    I've tried this with 98, XP and 7 and it never worked for me. I'm impressed.
     
  2. Gary S

    Gary S Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

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    That's good news. It is always nice to have a project come together and work like it should. Apparently Win 10 is right for you.
     
  3. budro6968

    budro6968 Veteran Member

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    I got mine through the free update from 7 on my Toshiba satellite. No problems really after my getting used to the lay out. One thing is I can't turn off the notifications selectively. I keep getting the M/S acct problem that I just don't care about. My H/D croaked and had to get a new one. Lucky I had an external drive to save to. Everything came back just not the way I had it arranged before. My wife bought me an Apple to replace my Toshiba but I don't like it so I stuck with the Toshiba. The Apple just sits waiting. 10 is Good for me.
     
  4. ol' grouch

    ol' grouch Veteran Member

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    The company I work for gave me a gift a few years back for 40 years of service. Previously they gave gift cards but 2 months before my anniversary, they went to a gift catalog. I didn't really need another laptop but it was either that or a set of golf clubs. I consider golf to be just a reason to wear ugly clothes. It works okay but Microsoft cut content again with it. I use it as a back up system if something happens to my regular computer. You're right in that it works okay but takes some getting used to.
     
  5. FlaJunkie

    FlaJunkie Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Want Windows 10 Pro? Office 2016...for cheap? Try https://www.bonanza.com/booths/digitalproductkeys. I bought copies there...works great!
     

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