Microsoft is downloading Windows 10 to PCs, even if you don’t “reserve” a copy

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  1. Gromett

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    Tried windows 10, complete nightmare.
    Ended up having to do a complete reboot back to windows 7
     
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    That's typical Microsoft. You will beta test our half finished product for free whether you want to or not.
     
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    Best guess is it's supposed to be all mobile device swipey touchscreen friendly so that won't suit me. I want something that runs on a real computer with a monitor and mouse.
     
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    "it appears to only afflict individuals who have chosen to receive automatic updates"

    Never a good idea om PAYG :)
     
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    Would't know, been waiting for weeks for the uprgrade for my i7 Samsung laptop...........still waiting.

    Brian
     
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    I tried W10 for 24 hours. Saw it's only purpose was for M$ to emulate Apple and extract £££££££££££ via M$ this, M$ that so I rolled back, very easily, to W7. It did work OK but it was like living in a KGB house.

    Now it keeps inviting me back to the club. It has no pride.

    "What bit of F*** O** don't you understand M$".
     
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    You can manually start the process using the appropriate Download Tool here.
     
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    It must recognise how rich you are Brian :D It's never asked us for so much as a Belgian Euro :LOL::LOL:
     
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    Thanks I'll give that a go, at least then I'll know what all the fuss is about.

    Brian
     
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    other than very minor toothing problems windows 10 has worked faultlessly and faster than either win7 or win8.1. works well on my laptops and desktops
     
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    "Oh YES" says W10, "I've hooked another sucker, life is good".
     
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    None of that on our three machines Brian!
     
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    I must have X-ray eyes coz it's clear as a bell to me.
     
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    Never tried to get me to buy anything either and I use loads of non M$ software. would rather have the OS up to date so that support is always an option. do you keep your antivirus software updated? then why not the operating system
     
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    Same here on 3 laptops and 2 netbooks. Three upgrades from 8.1, one from 7 64 bit and one from 7 32 bit.
     
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    "upgraded" my win 8.1 lappy a few weeks ago for free and everything was ok till last week when it refused to connect to internet, connects to WiFi both at home and at work and I even tried it with a wired ethernet but still no internet connection. Given up with it for now and using my Win XP Panasonic Toughbook for now. Will try a rollback to Win 8.1 when back at home.

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    Just upgrading my Panasonic Toughbook ( C30 mk3) to Win 10 on our very slow broadband. Should be downloaded by tomorrow afternoon, or so........
    If it all goes wrong I'll just leave it and carry on with my Macs.
     
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    ...and in other news
    http://m.huffpost.com/uk/entry/8122046
    "Jimmy Kimmel Tricks People Into Thinking The First Gen iPhone Is The 6S Plus"
    :whistle: :rolleyes: :cool:
    :rofl:
     
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    Testament to that old iPhone, we still have one working. :)
     
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