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I've had it installed on a partition, haven't had any actual issues other than when it updates it preforms a new install.
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Woah people... "but seriouly" implies.... that what was said isn't serious... and yes I read and understand. Just said its bad to let testers get their hdd bricked. I assumed something this major would be known even b4 putting out the preview. Obviously they can't catch everything but this seems like a big issue is all...

Guess I shouldn't joke in news threads sadface.

Edit > And bah the title did cause me to be a fool.for some reason I thought the prob was fixed but for some reason it got in my head it wasn't just a wake up type issue but that some boot drives died.... stupid title and stupid me... thought 2 issues rather than the one simple one. Reread and felt like a fool. Marketing works I guess?....

Will leave my sillyness up above in this post to remind myself to read slow and careful haha, can't believe title confused me into thinking 2 issues when it was 1 simple. "I read and understand" pfft noob. Also read and added in my own head! Good times ;-)
Edited by Fuell - 12/29/14 at 7:36pm
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Better now then then its RTM.
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Originally Posted by thebski View Post

As others have pointed out, they must have hired CNN to title their article.

There's a huge difference between a computer freezing and bricking a drive. Nothing to see here but an unstable Alpha copy of software that is still a good ways off.

I'm still trying to figure out who the hell is that 4chan guy. He must be the one behind this latest hacking.
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I'm still trying to figure out who the hell is that 4chan guy. He must be the one behind this latest hacking.

It's crazy.... all over the inter-tubes! wink.gif (I saw that... scary, scary stuff from the CNN Tech Analyst they had on-air... as far as his incompetence and lack of knowledge in his "analysis" lachen.gif).
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It's crazy.... all over the inter-tubes! wink.gif (I saw that... scary, scary stuff from the CNN Tech Analyst they had on-air... as far as his incompetence and lack of knowledge in his "analysis" lachen.gif).

A monkey, literally, could've have done that analysis better. Remember, guys, don't use password as a password because that password is a very common and easily-cracked password. Use pa$$word instead. doh.gif

Someone's going to see that and think, "AHA! Got you now, hackers!" and some Eastern European's going to be like "thanks for your credit card biggrin.gif".
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I hope this is better than W7 but if there is a subscription, then I am out.
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I hope this is better than W7 but if there is a subscription, then I am out.

What's the deal with this subscription? I haven't really followed any Windows 10 news.

Also, is the current build worth trying out for a regular user like myself (not expert, not novice).
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What's the deal with this subscription? I haven't really followed any Windows 10 news.

Also, is the current build worth trying out for a regular user like myself (not expert, not novice).

It's a rumor that 10 will have a subscription model. Personally I think there will be one version with a subscription and one version without it. Similar to Office 2013 and Office 365.

I would not recommend the dev preview build as it is still basically in alpha. Beta testing won't be for a while, though it probably is good enough for normal use. But if you run into an unexpected glitch, you're on your own.
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It's a rumor that 10 will have a subscription model. Personally I think there will be one version with a subscription and one version without it. Similar to Office 2013 and Office 365.

I would not recommend the dev preview build as it is still basically in alpha. Beta testing won't be for a while, though it probably is good enough for normal use. But if you run into an unexpected glitch, you're on your own.

Thanks. Hopefully there is a regular version without subscription. That would put me right off if it's subscription only.

Any idea when the beta builds are due and also the final release?

I've had Windows 8 installed since it first came out on another drive, but I've probably only used it about 3-4 weeks total in the last two years. I've been using Windows 8.1 the last few days and it's a lot better after all the updates compared to last time I used it.
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