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Topic # 240310 1-Sep-2018 09:22
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Mail from Microsoft Insider:

The latest build includes one of our most requested design features ever — plus tools that can improve your typing, protect you from ransomware, and even control those web sites that auto-play media.

No, they don't say what that design feature is.

My number one - restore my desktop environment after a compulsory reboot for updates or installation.

I didn't say it would be easy!

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  Reply # 2082228 1-Sep-2018 09:49
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Multi-windowed / tabbed explorer.

 

Yesss. 1000 posts - pats self on back...





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  Reply # 2082239 1-Sep-2018 10:23
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Updates that work and don't break something!


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  Reply # 2082240 1-Sep-2018 10:25
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Don't change stuff for the sake of change and don't hide useful features





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  Reply # 2082266 1-Sep-2018 11:28
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The best new feature would be a freeze on new features for 2 years.  For next 2 years only put out fixes and security updates. 

 

(To be honest the only scenario I can see where I would be using Windows 10 would be if I bought a new motherboard & then found it had some big problems in running Linux. And if that happened I would have myself to blame for lazy research.)


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  Reply # 2082327 1-Sep-2018 12:18
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rb99:

 

Multi-windowed / tabbed explorer.

 

Yesss. 1000 posts - pats self on back...

 

 

Pretty sure that was in the file manager of windows 3.1





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  Reply # 2082328 1-Sep-2018 12:18
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Make windows 10 apps run on windows 7





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  Reply # 2082333 1-Sep-2018 12:30
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amiga500: The best new feature would be a freeze on new features for 2 years.  For next 2 years only put out fixes and security updates.

Microsoft provide Windows 10 LTSB for that purpose with 10 yes 10 years of windows update. New LTSB is released every 6 months to a year approx if you want to upgrade optionally. Available only from some vendors. MS is not keen to promote it apparently. If this had been easily available to me at release I might have bought a desktop. But tbh I could never wait for the next feature set in practice and there would always be things available only for latest from consumer pov.

Edit: The W10Pro 'defer feature updates' option is keeping me happy for the most part. That gives some extra time for ISVS/drivers to catch up. There are still things that bother me like hyper-v updates coming along with the feature upgrades, but mostly happy.

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Reply # 2082345 1-Sep-2018 12:50
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rb99:

 

Multi-windowed / tabbed explorer.

 

Yesss. 1000 posts - pats self on back...

 

 

Have you tried thiswink


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  Reply # 2082347 1-Sep-2018 13:03
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Fix display scaling for everything, properly, once & for all.

 

Allow me full fine grained control over updates. I gave Microsoft a chance and brought into the new update model, but after these years its clear it doesn't work.


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  Reply # 2082348 1-Sep-2018 13:04
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Awareness of and interoperability with Linux multi-booting and related technologies.


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  Reply # 2082356 1-Sep-2018 13:37
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gzt:
Microsoft provide Windows 10 LTSB for that purpose with 10 yes 10 years of windows update. New LTSB is released every 6 months to a year approx if you want to upgrade optionally. Available only from some vendors. MS is not keen to promote it apparently. If this had been easily available to me at release I might have bought a desktop. But tbh I could never wait for the next feature set in practice and there would always be things available only for latest from consumer pov.

 

 

 

Windows 10 LTSC (Previously called LTSB) has never been intended for general use. It is intended for single use implementations such ATMs or systems that have Manufacturing / Medical hardware attached that get setup and never changed for the next 10 years. 

 

You don't see Microsoft actively promoting LTSC as it requires a Windows 10 Enterprise license which consumers are not eligible for and at its core it's a version of Windows Embedded.

 

 

 

A good blog on why you shouldn't use LTSC: 

 

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ukplatforms/2018/06/11/say-no-to-long-term-servicing-channel-ltsc/

 

 


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  Reply # 2082364 1-Sep-2018 13:58
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Hammerer:

 

Awareness of and interoperability with Linux multi-booting and related technologies.

 

 

I'd settle for it not reprogramming UEFI and setting itself as the default OS periodically...


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  Reply # 2082369 1-Sep-2018 14:16
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Stop trying to open things with Paint 3D!!

 

 

 

Get rid of  Paint 3D... If I want a 3D program,I'll find my own that's not crap, thanks.


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  Reply # 2082401 1-Sep-2018 14:17
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Andib: A good blog on why you shouldn't use LTSC:

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ukplatforms/2018/06/11/say-no-to-long-term-servicing-channel-ltsc/


I was unaware of the rename. This is new obviously: "From January 2020, Microsoft Office 365 will not be supported on LTSC". That will count out LTSB/LTSC as a desktop, as intended.

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  Reply # 2082402 1-Sep-2018 14:17
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fresh install, start menu blank.  every time i do an install i have to go and uninstall/unpin so many stupid apps.


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