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  # 1827644 23-Jul-2017 16:40
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So many things not to like about Windows. MS must be doing something right, though, because the stock price has shot up.

 

 





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I looked at a recently updated creators machine today. Edge starts and exits immediately. Several online sources say delete the Edge profile from appdata to fix that. The user is mostly on Chrome so not urgent. I might try that in a month or so, if MS have not resolved it with an update.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1851741 24-Aug-2017 10:01
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freitasm:

 

One month to the date I refreshed Windows 10, and it already lost file associations:

 

 

 

 

 

 

OMG I am so SICK of seeing that Dialog box. It's hard to believe these bugs aren't squashed. 

 

Starting Windows 8, I strongly feel I have no idea what MS is doing to my machine day to day. It's layers upon layers of smoke and mirrors. 

 

So many odd behaviours. Things are not transparent. Task Manager shows I have 6GB memory used but no way I can see where, even with other tools. Memory just disappears. Same with Processor. A parent process like Chrome will show it's using 30% CPU, but the total combined of all CPU may be only 15%.

 

There is so much going on behind the scenes I feel I don't have any control over my own computers. 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1851744 24-Aug-2017 10:04
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I think it's time for a simpler OS. One that does not have legacy support. One that runs latest applications only, no 32 bit support, no bloated support for things that aren't ever going to be used.

 

No, don't suggest Linux. That's not going to happen. Ever.





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  # 1851780 24-Aug-2017 11:06
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freitasm:

 

I think it's time for a simpler OS. One that does not have legacy support. One that runs latest applications only, no 32 bit support, no bloated support for things that aren't ever going to be used.

 

No, don't suggest Linux. That's not going to happen. Ever.

 

 

 

 

What about Linux ? tongue-outinnocentwink





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  # 1851792 24-Aug-2017 11:23
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freitasm:

 

I think it's time for a simpler OS. One that does not have legacy support. One that runs latest applications only, no 32 bit support, no bloated support for things that aren't ever going to be used.

 

No, don't suggest Linux. That's not going to happen. Ever.

 

 

Windows 10 S

 

Windows 10 S brings the experiences Windows users know and love, streamlined for security and performance. By exclusively using apps in the Windows Store and ensuring that you browse safely with Microsoft Edge and keeps you running fast and secure. It is ideal for people who have everything they need in the Windows Store and prefer the peace of mind of secure and verified Windows Store applications.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1851795 24-Aug-2017 11:24
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networkn:

 

freitasm:

 

One month to the date I refreshed Windows 10, and it already lost file associations:

 

 

 

 

 

 

OMG I am so SICK of seeing that Dialog box. It's hard to believe these bugs aren't squashed. 

 

Starting Windows 8, I strongly feel I have no idea what MS is doing to my machine day to day. It's layers upon layers of smoke and mirrors. 

 

So many odd behaviours. Things are not transparent. Task Manager shows I have 6GB memory used but no way I can see where, even with other tools. Memory just disappears. Same with Processor. A parent process like Chrome will show it's using 30% CPU, but the total combined of all CPU may be only 15%.

 

There is so much going on behind the scenes I feel I don't have any control over my own computers. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

where do you see that dialog box in relation to?  Adobe PDF??




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  # 1851804 24-Aug-2017 11:32
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nathan:

 

networkn:

 

freitasm:

 

One month to the date I refreshed Windows 10, and it already lost file associations:

 

 

 

 

 

 

OMG I am so SICK of seeing that Dialog box. It's hard to believe these bugs aren't squashed. 

 

Starting Windows 8, I strongly feel I have no idea what MS is doing to my machine day to day. It's layers upon layers of smoke and mirrors. 

 

So many odd behaviours. Things are not transparent. Task Manager shows I have 6GB memory used but no way I can see where, even with other tools. Memory just disappears. Same with Processor. A parent process like Chrome will show it's using 30% CPU, but the total combined of all CPU may be only 15%.

 

There is so much going on behind the scenes I feel I don't have any control over my own computers. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

where do you see that dialog box in relation to?  Adobe PDF??

 

 

PDF's are a common one, but I've even had things like txt, eml, all sorts of things. Other super frustrating thing as an insider, is every new release and often every reboot, my default audio devices get messed up, so my HDMI monitor defaults to the audio device despite having no speakers. It's lots and lots of little things, death by a thousand papercuts. I used to have a lot more time to chase down stuff like this, but these days, I do expect basic functionality to remain untouched. My privacy settings also got changed recently too. That annoyed me a fair bit, but again, I don't have a huge amount of time to spend opening cases. I've mentioned in this thread a number of times that the feedback app only probably works every 2nd or 3rd insider build. The metro type apps are the bain of my existance, they are SO unreliable. I got sick of calculator not working, and reinstated the W7 one. 

 

In 2017, it should not be required. 

 

 


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  # 1851812 24-Aug-2017 11:38
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nathan:

 

freitasm:

 

I think it's time for a simpler OS. One that does not have legacy support. One that runs latest applications only, no 32 bit support, no bloated support for things that aren't ever going to be used.

 

No, don't suggest Linux. That's not going to happen. Ever.

 

 

Windows 10 S

 

Windows 10 S brings the experiences Windows users know and love, streamlined for security and performance. By exclusively using apps in the Windows Store and ensuring that you browse safely with Microsoft Edge and keeps you running fast and secure. It is ideal for people who have everything they need in the Windows Store and prefer the peace of mind of secure and verified Windows Store applications.

 

 

I don't have anything I need in the Windows Store. I actually don't use any built-in Windows app and don't use the Window Store.





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  # 1851836 24-Aug-2017 12:12
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I only use solitare and minesweeper from the store and their stupidity of a 10 computer limit in the store makes it useless




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  # 1851858 24-Aug-2017 12:39
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Linux on the desktop is for people with far too much time on their hands. 

 

 


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  # 1851864 24-Aug-2017 12:48
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networkn:

 

Linux on the desktop is for people with far too much time on their hands. 

 

 

 

 

Linux is fun, you can spend days and days and days stitching together an 90's OS, get it right then change Distros and start all over again tongue-out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note, I actually like messing with Linux, why does that sound like an AA opening remark tongue-out 





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  # 1851873 24-Aug-2017 13:13
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<snipped> I got sick of calculator not working, and reinstated the W7 one. <snipped> 

 

 

This little gem is a life saver. The Win 10 Calculator app was driving me insane with its behavior. I didn't think about trying to install Win 7 calculator.
Done it now. brilliant. 


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  # 1851889 24-Aug-2017 13:19
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I'm not sure which update did it, but I cant search in Outlook 2010 anymore.





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