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the HTPC in my livingroom does a full reboot in about 12 seconds (ubuntu 15.04) and my desktop isn't much slower. I have no interest in Cortana (it's uninstalled on my test PC running 10, by means of a Powershell script), but I have considerable interest in stopping the "phoning home." Microsoft's But I hate all things that are crappy. It still is obviously a dark pattern, but you shouldnt have to disconnect from the internet. netheril96 676 days ago Maybe they try to emulate Apple again. this contact form

The BSOD on my laptop were gone every time I restarted it, and it turned out it needed to install a new driver (I wonder why it doesn't just ask to Your OS is hugely insecure and nobody is ever going to fix it. userbinator 675 days ago Stupid users manage to infect themselves no matter what OS they're running. Did some reading into it to make sure what I was seeing wasn't real and installed a trial of AIDA64 instead. I'm also using Pro instead of Home.

I've heard from several people who hate the unmodified 8 UI who claim that 8, when fully modified with the registry edits and third-party tools, is even better than 7 UI But instead learned just how insecure the program really is. Forum Today's Posts FAQ Community Albums Tutorials What's New? This will give you control over when you download updates.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... They're certainly commonplace and expected but "critical"? Also, PSU efficiency decreases w/age - so if this is an older PSU, it may be reaching the end of it's lifespan. All rights reserved. © 2012 - 2017 Sysnative Forums Log in Remember Me?

RBell6 What is particularly interesting is that the new GWX dialog doesn't give the option of "I don't want the free upgrade, I want to wait and pay for it"! The non-obvious small almost hidden "offline" profile option during Windows install wizard is not okay. Some people have unlimited bandwidth during certain hours only -- perhaps during the middle of the night. After you revert to Win7, install it.

are so busy trying to be the smartest one in the industry that they can end up "outsmarting" themselves and we are left with their messy results. its a busines strategy.. MS can offer their most wonderful stuff to the user, but there should never be any trickery or coercion to get them to use it. Reply Naenoyerbizness November 16, 2016 at 11:17 am I'd sooner transfer to Apple than to use Windows 10.

My computer of over 70K employees have been holding up with Win8.1. My current setup is a 10 years old (YES!!!) msi ms 7345 mobo with an intel core2duo [email protected] [email protected](stock cooler), 2x2GB [email protected] [email protected] Mhz, 2xsata2 hdds in raid0(completly different hdds) and Fantasm They also said Windows 8 was unavoidable… how's that working out? go home, your mom's calling you for dinner Doran Mackay Back to the gym, homo.

Remember, Windows 8 came out in 2012. Everything seems stable and working well! Last edited: Aug 1, 2015 AzureFlameX, Aug 1, 2015 Last edited by AzureFlameX, Aug 1, 2015 DeuceRichards likes this. KB2952664 doesn't look like it cause the damned icon was still there even after disabling I have to check the other two yet.

With Windows, they have a much lower system requirements so many more people will be able to use it. Check out (free) Avira or Avast. And no matter how many unused and defunct programs I uninstalled, and how many times I ran CCleaner, it was still slow - nearly 2 minutes to startup, when this process http://computersecurityadvice.com/win-8-1/win-8-1-fails-to-initialize-ui-after-uxstyle-install.html I am sure there will be compatibility issues with some or many of them on Windows 10.

Revert to previous system and go to : http://ultimateoutsider.com/downloads/ Problem solved. So it can't happen to multiple people without a massive outcry? they've really set a new standard for themselves with this one.

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trash so go a head and praise this bloated up piece of advertisement. Reply Matthew Hughes July 31, 2016 at 4:28 pm I know the free upgrade window just closed, but are you tempted to give it another try? The only difference is that they allow third party hardware and Apple doesn't.> I think they are just wanting as many people as possible to switch to Windows 10 as fast But I hate all things that are crappy.

So when the free upgrade popped up on my older laptop, I refused to do it. The screen even included a countdown timer to the upgrade. I deal with a lot of sensitive information. The instability that I have been having was extremely similar to what I had with true bad RAM that showed errors almost immediately on Memtest.