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  # 1362370 10-Aug-2015 20:23
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hio77:
TimA: Not me

Any mods like start 8 that are free?


accept change, the new start menu is far more enjoyable than 8/8.1


Nah, need some windows 7 style start menu..


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  # 1362371 10-Aug-2015 20:25
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It still bugs me it thinks i dont have office when i have the latest paid one professional package thing. 
Suppose it wants to rob me for 365...

 
 
 
 


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  # 1362373 10-Aug-2015 20:28
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TimA: Not me

Any mods like start 8 that are free?

I splashed out US$5 for Start8 when I had Win8/8.1.
Its still running now I've upgraded to Win10.
The "Windows 8 menu" option loads the Win10 menu.

Stardock also have a Start10 addon in beta now if you want to try that out.





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  # 1362396 10-Aug-2015 20:53
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BenjNZ: An automatic update on my Surface Pro 3 this morning kicked me off our Network, stopped my external displays working and basically wrote off my day. Still not working, just googled how to go back (on my phone) and it said don't bother because as soon as you do it will update again! Windows 10 is great as long as you have all day to fart around trying to fix problems and you don't need the Internet......


which update is this?

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  # 1362398 10-Aug-2015 20:54
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TimA: It still bugs me it thinks i dont have office when i have the latest paid one professional package thing. 
Suppose it wants to rob me for 365...


where are you seeing Windows 10 nagging you about Office?



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  # 1362420 10-Aug-2015 21:13
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TimA: Not me

Any mods like start 8 that are free?


Classic start menu works. Although, I just uninstalled it and ran the new start menu, you might prefer it. 




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  # 1362423 10-Aug-2015 21:23
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surfisup1000: ... I wonder, did you do an upgrade or clean install?  ...
32-bit upgrade from 32-bit W7 Pro, then (dual boot) 64-bit Pro upgrade from W10 10162 64-bit which was originally a dual boot "clean install" of 9926. Both cases same result, ie Windows Photo Viewer available on right-click.

 
 
 
 




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  # 1362425 10-Aug-2015 21:24
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nathan:
TimA: It still bugs me it thinks i dont have office when i have the latest paid one professional package thing. 
Suppose it wants to rob me for 365...


where are you seeing Windows 10 nagging you about Office?


Again mobile Word and Excel apps are free. 




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  # 1363050 11-Aug-2015 18:03
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nathan:
TimA: It still bugs me it thinks i dont have office when i have the latest paid one professional package thing. 
Suppose it wants to rob me for 365...


where are you seeing Windows 10 nagging you about Office?






Yes yes, Genuine office and windows >.<




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  # 1363052 11-Aug-2015 18:12
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I like Win 10 but have rolled back to Win 7.  My Wifi was very very slow on Win 10 (some people online have the same issue).  Speedtests coming in at 20 - 50 Mbps.. roll back to Win 7 & back upto 100 Mbps

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  # 1363053 11-Aug-2015 18:14
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Tabuti: I like Win 10 but have rolled back to Win 7.  My Wifi was very very slow on Win 10 (some people online have the same issue).  Speedtests coming in at 20 - 50 Mbps.. roll back to Win 7 & back upto 100 Mbps


"Drivers"

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  # 1363058 11-Aug-2015 18:20
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TimA:
nathan:
TimA: It still bugs me it thinks i dont have office when i have the latest paid one professional package thing. 
Suppose it wants to rob me for 365...


where are you seeing Windows 10 nagging you about Office?



Yes yes, Genuine office and windows >.<





Get Office is a default app. Just right-click on it and uninstall. That's what I did.

Microsoft need to pay for the free OS upgrade somehow.

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  # 1363059 11-Aug-2015 18:20
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TimA:
Tabuti: I like Win 10 but have rolled back to Win 7.  My Wifi was very very slow on Win 10 (some people online have the same issue).  Speedtests coming in at 20 - 50 Mbps.. roll back to Win 7 & back upto 100 Mbps


"Drivers"


Nope re-installed

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  # 1363424 12-Aug-2015 09:25
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On a tablet I'm sure it is probably better than Windows 7, but on a desktop PC I'm seeing few improvements, but a lot of negatives.




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