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# 181270 8-Oct-2015 15:58
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Personally - still staying well away from it. Spent too much time fixing up issues when it first came out and cant see the point  / benefit for a business. 

Clients - finding that Microsoft Edge doesn't work well. It fails with lots of sites such as log me in remote. Has a situation yesterday where it wouldn't even download and run the Logmein client either - had to change browser, download by hand

Clients not liking the new Start Menu

For us - still a big NO!!

Others?







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  # 1402525 8-Oct-2015 16:09
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Pretty good on the whole, minor issues, but you get them with all versions of windows.

We tend to avoid any Microsoft browsers whenever possible so haven't had any issues on that front.

A mixed response on the new start menu, some love it, some hate it

Windows 10 has been received orders of magnitude better than Windows 8 was with our users. 

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  # 1402529 8-Oct-2015 16:18
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you know IE is still available in Windows 10 right?  But agreed, just use chrome, such a better browser.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1402541 8-Oct-2015 16:35
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As a home user of Win 10, been fine except the ongoing issues with AMD drivers (BSOD after Win updates)

For enterprise, no, we wont be touching for sometime as we have in-house developed web apps etc that have only just started playing nice with IE10/11 :)





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  # 1402567 8-Oct-2015 17:13
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I'm going to say I really like it.
I am using it at home on multiple machines and have upgraded a number of clients now.

One thing, A clean install is a must.

The thing I really like is how much better it works over multiple devices. OneDrive seems to be actually working the way you would expect, all the settings seem to be keeping in sync etc.

Its also great if you have an X-box...but that's a whole different story.

I think I might actually go back to a windows phone again when the Lumia 950 comes out (God my old WM6 smartphone was awful)






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  # 1402589 8-Oct-2015 18:23
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I wish I could say its a perfect 10 but alas it is not. There are some bugs but nothing too major especially in Edge, photos and media. However I have it on my PC and Surface 3 and its OK and I can live with the bugs as its a work in progress.




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  # 1402600 8-Oct-2015 18:48
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For private use, loving it.  It's not perfect (what software is?) but overall experience is great.  Edge is clearly pending further development but just for surfing its very quick and easy.  Plenty of other options for more serious internet interactivity.

For enterprise, it will be a while yet for sure. 




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  # 1402611 8-Oct-2015 19:09
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As a home user it is great on the desktop, O365/Onedrive/W10 all play nice a feel cohesive which is great. I tried to convert to Edge as it is a great browser but find myself more and more reverting back to Chrome, its jsut more familiar and useful with apps and extensions and sync'ing with Android etc

Also have a Stream8 which i updated, it seeme to have slowed down a bit so just this morning did a full reset and it has consequently caused all sorts of problems (bootlooping, bios issues etc) so in the process of reinstalling W10 and hoping it recognises its previously activated status, i know it should but there seems to be a mixed bag of results if the online discussion is to be believed. W1o is far more cohesive but i wonder if 8.1 with bing was better optimized for 1Gb tablets than W10 as it feels more laboured than before

 
 
 
 


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  # 1402615 8-Oct-2015 19:11
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Wish i could reverse migrate.

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  # 1402641 8-Oct-2015 19:29
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In our household, we have updated 4 devices now:  A Desktop, 2 Laptops and a Surface 3.  Win 10 is working brilliantly in all cases after a few minimal teething problems.  For some reason, my Surface initially wouldn't connect to my Lumia 830 when used as a hotspot, however that seems to have resolved itself.  My son needed to remove a USB driver on his Toshiba laptop, then reboot and it found the correct one.  My wife's Samsung laptop went without a hitch and I've left it with a local account and very few items on the Start menu.  Basically it looks like Win 7 to her which she is familar with, so minimal changes were involved.

For myself, using a Desktop, Surface and Lumia 830, the idea of having OneDrive keeping all 3 devices synchronised is working brilliantly.

I still use Firefox for most of my web browsing, usually with at least 30 tabs open and it does a great job for everything except video playback on HTML5 sites.  When trying to do that I found frames being dropped meaning jerky playback and lip sync getting further and further out, which is particularly noticeable on longer media files or streams.  For the main streaming video website involved, I've switched to Edge and it provides a far superior experience.  Playback is silky smooth and lip sync is perfect.  Edge is a 'walled garden' environment so it's no good for dodgy streams with lots of annoying pop-ups.  However for the latest streaming video sites with legitimate content, it's brilliant, and also has large icons which are easily visible from across the room.

In all cases we have done 'In Place' upgrades with all apps and settings being carried across.  It makes for a seamless upgrade and hasn't caused any problems at all.  Far less work is involved than with a fresh installation, so we thought we'd try the in-place option first with a fresh install as a backup if everything turned to custard.  That hasn't been necessary for us at all, so we are very happy with the transition to Win 10.  Great work Microsoft!





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  # 1402646 8-Oct-2015 19:36
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Using it at work and at home.
At work it's the same as a personal/home install though, we don't have a domain or anything.

It's working great.  Better performance on my 7 year old XPS than Windows XP/Windows 8.1

I agree the Start Menu is still on drugs and the terrible mismash of control panel with the stupid tablet GUI for some settings, and the legacy windows GUI for others, is insane.  It's like they know it's unfinished but just released it anyway.

But to do work on, it's fine.

Finally: What kind of Moron uses a Microsoft Browser? I mean really? The only use-case I can understand is people who have to use one for particular webapps etc.

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  # 1402657 8-Oct-2015 19:50
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muppet: Using it at work and at home.
At work it's the same as a personal/home install though, we don't have a domain or anything.

It's working great.  Better performance on my 7 year old XPS than Windows XP/Windows 8.1

I agree the Start Menu is still on drugs and the terrible mismash of control panel with the stupid tablet GUI for some settings, and the legacy windows GUI for others, is insane.  It's like they know it's unfinished but just released it anyway.

But to do work on, it's fine.

Finally: What kind of Moron uses a Microsoft Browser? I mean really? The only use-case I can understand is people who have to use one for particular webapps etc.


Shouldn't really insult folks for using their browser of choice




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I like it, installed it on my home Sony laptop.  I noted though that my McAfee firewall was off a couple of times - so I found that disturbing, so I now regularly check it.  Over the last week or so (had it about a month) the screen keeps dimming every few minutes.  I rectified that and increased resolution too.  But the resolution is too much, so today when I tried to change it I cannot select on mouse or touchpad to get to settings.  I also can't turn off the computer via the windows icon bottom left. 
Any  ideas - is it the synaptics pointing device clashing somehow with windows.  I am using firefox and have also noticed some issues there.  Despite the fact that I love it, it does seem buggy to me. 
I did have an error code initially when I installed 10 and figured it wasn't going to work, but then it did... Oh the mysteries for the laywoman.

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MikeB4: Shouldn't really insult folks for using their browser of choice


Why not? What about people who use heroin, can I "insult" them? It's my opinion, it doesn't mean I'm right. It's harmful, it wrecks families, it's evil and I think anyone that tries it once, let anyone has the stupidity to KEEP USING it, is a moron.

The previous sentence is also valid for heroin users.

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  # 1402769 8-Oct-2015 22:37
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muppet:
MikeB4: Shouldn't really insult folks for using their browser of choice


Why not? What about people who use heroin, can I "insult" them? It's my opinion, it doesn't mean I'm right. It's harmful, it wrecks families, it's evil and I think anyone that tries it once, let anyone has the stupidity to KEEP USING it, is a moron.

The previous sentence is also valid for heroin users.

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If the users are dumb imagine how embarrassed the medical establishment will feel when they find out they've been prescribing "evil" for a good 100 years!

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  # 1402774 8-Oct-2015 22:42
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Back on topic, I'm very, very happy with windows 10 on 2 PCs, a HTPC, surface pro 1 and laptop.

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