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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by TigerTankFan on Thu 15 Jan 2015, 5:03 pm

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If anyone is wondering, Windows 8 was originally intended for mobile devices but Microsoft had to develop the 8.1 patch because many people still use a desktop computer rather than a mobile device. Unfortunately there's going to be a time when support for win7 (which is what I'm using at present) will end, but I'm hoping that this doesn't happen anytime soon.
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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by 1mtvfan on Thu 06 Aug 2015, 12:07 pm

all the more reason to avoid windows 10 for as long as possible
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Post by Brandon on Thu 06 Aug 2015, 12:44 pm

What are talking about mtvfan? Most people actually like features like that, even if they give up privacy, almost all of them are able to be disabled. Smile

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Post by 1mtvfan on Thu 06 Aug 2015, 2:56 pm

untill the support for win 7 and 8 are no more, win 10 is not needed
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Post by bgradionetwork on Thu 06 Aug 2015, 5:22 pm

I personally agree, but that doesn't mean one who chooses to upgrade are
doing anything bad or stupid.
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Post by 1mtvfan on Thu 06 Aug 2015, 5:59 pm

yes, leave your OS as is until there is no more tech support.
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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by TigerTankFan on Thu 06 Aug 2015, 6:30 pm

in many cases, upgrading one's computer operating system is a good idea (due to the fact that support for an older OS gets discontinued).
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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by 1mtvfan on Thu 06 Aug 2015, 7:14 pm

only when it's absolutely necessary, otherwise it's not needed
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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by tester12 on Sat 08 Aug 2015, 1:32 pm

I haven't tried windows 10 at all yet, though my friends, co workers and neighbors have. They seem to think its alright. Very Happy

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Post by TigerTankFan on Sat 23 Jan 2016, 8:38 pm

bump! the latest news on this matter is that Microsoft has discontinued its tech support of Windows 8 now.
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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by Brandon on Sat 23 Jan 2016, 9:57 pm

Yes, theu work off a standard support cycle. Now they stop the pyschial support, but they will still offer extended troubleshooting support and other stuff like that. Smile

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Post by 1mtvfan on Mon 25 Jan 2016, 10:46 am

they only disabled tech support because they're forcing everyone to upgrade to windows 10, and it's a pain
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Post by Brandon on Mon 25 Jan 2016, 11:17 am

@1mtvfan wrote:they only disabled tech support because they're forcing everyone to upgrade to windows 10, and it's a pain

Well they aren't 'forcing' anyone per say, but it is their greatest hope that by offering  a free one year upgrade and then I guess ending the tech support cycle early, that people will upgrade to it. I admit Windows 10 looks to be alright, however, they have not gotten the sound drivers up yet and stereo mix doesn't work yet on it, this is why I bought a windows 8.1 computer and opted not to do the free upgrade, I need stereo mix for djing. Neutral

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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by 1mtvfan on Mon 25 Jan 2016, 4:50 pm

they are forcing everyone to upgrade, they're giving everyone a stupid dialogue box on
their windows startup screen, it's damn annoying
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Post by Brandon on Tue 26 Jan 2016, 1:09 pm

@1mtvfan wrote:they are forcing everyone to upgrade, they're giving everyone a stupid dialogue box on
their windows startup screen, it's damn annoying


Whether or not you believe it, they are NOT forcing anyone to anything. Forcing would be them just stright out taking windows 8 out of the picture completely and just manually upgrading everyone, they want people to upgrade, one way they plan to accomplish this is by bugging folks to death to where they give in. Being persisent and persuading is NOT forcing.

Besides, one can actually hide that pop up box and prevent it from springing up everytime. I did on on my laptop and I no longer get the pop up. The actual icon is still there when you click to view expanded notifications, but the pop up box will stop coming up. You can hide it, you just got to know how to do it and know how to control your notifications Wink.

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Post by 1mtvfan on Tue 26 Jan 2016, 10:02 pm

still annoying to get the notification every single time your computer starts up
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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by DJJosh on Fri 05 Feb 2016, 7:06 pm

I am still on Windows Vista I know I will be getting a new laptop but close to the end of March that my Uncle will help me get hooked up and everything else. Also be getting Windows 10 along with the latest version of Microsoft Office too. But I haven't got anything telling me to upgrade to Windows 10 but it could be since I am still on Windows Vista and my computer won't work right with being on Windows 10. But I know it will take me a while to figure out Windows 10 along with the latest edition of Microsoft Office. I was still confused looking at Windows 8 but still that is a older version of Windows I have seen. But I will have to get used to it when I do get it Smile
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Re: Microsoft Debate

Post by Brandon on Sat 06 Feb 2016, 7:19 am

@1mtvfan wrote:still annoying to get the notification every single time your computer starts up


As I said, you can hide the notification so it stops appearing on start up everytime.

@DJJosh wrote:I am still on Windows Vista I know I will be getting a new laptop but close to the end of March that my Uncle will help me get hooked up and everything else. Also be getting Windows 10 along with the latest version of Microsoft Office too. But I haven't got anything telling me to upgrade to Windows 10 but it could be since I am still on Windows Vista and my computer won't work right with being on Windows 10. But I know it will take me a while to figure out Windows 10 along with the latest edition of Microsoft Office. I was still confused looking at Windows 8 but still that is a older version of Windows I have seen. But I will have to get used to it when I do get it Smile

Yeah your computer has to be running either on windows 7 or 8 and meet certain eligiblity requirements, in order for you to be offered the free upgrade.

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Post by 1mtvfan on Sat 06 Feb 2016, 10:41 am

it's a free upgrade because Microsoft wants everyone on windows 10 to get their personal, private info, it's a real pain, because it's no longer an optional update, but there is a way to switch back, although it's much better if they just left everyone alone.
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Post by Brandon on Sun 07 Feb 2016, 10:17 am

@1mtvfan wrote:it's a free upgrade because Microsoft wants everyone on windows 10 to get their personal, private info, it's a real pain, because it's no longer an optional update, but there is a way to switch back, although it's much better if they just left everyone alone.  


It is still an optional switch if your computer is windows 7 or 8. As I was saying before, you can hide that annoying pop up box and prevent it from sending you notifications on start up.

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Post by 1mtvfan on Sun 07 Feb 2016, 1:03 pm

no it's not, it's an update you will get directly from Microsoft with your Automatic updates, but you can switch back to windows 7 if you don't like the windows 10 update
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Post by TigerTankFan on Sun 14 Feb 2016, 3:51 pm

We will have no choice but to start using windows 10 by 2020 actually, as Microsoft will stop supporting windows 7 in this year.
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Post by 1mtvfan on Sun 14 Feb 2016, 4:40 pm

only because because tech support for win 7 will end next year
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Post by Brandon on Sun 14 Feb 2016, 11:39 pm

@1mtvfan wrote:no it's not, it's an update you will get directly from Microsoft with your Automatic updates, but you can switch back to windows 7 if you don't like the windows 10 update

No no, thats not true, you will only start recieving it in an auto update if you clicked the pop up and reserved your upgrade. Wink

If you didn't do that, it will not send Windows 10 updates to your computer.

@TigerTankFan wrote:We will have no choice but to start using windows 10 by 2020 actually, as Microsoft will stop supporting windows 7 in this year.

@1mtvfan wrote:only because because tech support for win 7 will end next year

You could still use Windows 7 even though the support for it has run out, just better hope you pc doesn't crash or anything Very Happy.

I would say it would he safe to upgrade to Windows 10 by 2020, as I sure all the kinks and bugs in the software will have been worked out Razz.

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Post by 1mtvfan on Mon 15 Feb 2016, 12:04 am

even if you have been forced to upgrade, there's a way to switch back to windows 7
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Post by Brandon on Mon 15 Feb 2016, 8:06 am

@1mtvfan wrote:even if you have been forced to upgrade, there's a way to switch back to windows 7


Yes, but if you didn't click the box for the free upgrade, it will not upgrade you.

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