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Windows 10 keeps getting worse...
I am tired of Microsoft shoving crap down user's throats.
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I was under the impression that everything came with bloatware.
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I was under the impression that everything came with bloatware.

W2K really didn't. That was arguably the most stable OS Microsoft has ever released. Maybe that or NT 4.0.
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Doesn't surprise me. Didn't they just post losses? They are trying to earn money wherever they can. Expect more of this. Let's just hope they don't add an extra security level which makes it so you can't uninstall it (like that annoying NFL mobile on Verizon phones). Just imagine if we will have to start rooting our computers tongue.gif
 
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Doesn't surprise me. Didn't they just post losses? They are trying to earn money wherever they can. Expect more of this. Let's just hope they don't add an extra security level which makes it so you can't uninstall it (like that annoying NFL mobile on Verizon phones). Just imagine if we will have to start rooting our computers tongue.gif

No, they beat expectations. But you're probably right, soon you'll have to root your W10 devices.
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No, they beat expectations. But you're probably right, soon you'll have to root your W10 devices.

and here i thought being administrator = root.

windows dont really stop users from being able to access the file system and manipulate system files. the only real difference is win10 hides and obfuscate where the BS is hidden thus more difficult to remove.
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windows dont really stop users from being able to access the file system and manipulate system files. the only real difference is win10 hides and obfuscate where the BS is hidden thus more difficult to remove.

Yes, it actually does. Even if you set to see hidden system files, some you just cannot access. And some things you need to actually take control over, or take ownership of... being administrator isn't enough anymore.
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and here i thought being administrator = root.

No. That would be NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM.
    
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yep sensationalist head line . . so is PC Worlds:
Preloading Windows 10 mobile apps like TripAdvisor is a desperation move for Microsoft

i don't know what i am more surprised at:

1) Forbes hasn't jumped on the band wagon

or

2) ZDnet hasn't posted what a great "service" MS is adding to windows 10.

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I'm sick of bloatware on smartphones, and I certainly don't want bloatware on my PC.

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