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I take it you re not a gamer. If you like playing PC games and if you want to buy an oculus rift using linux or a mac is not an option.

There are a few games that I play that are compatible with OS X, namely SimCity. Another games have been ported, they're not as optimized as PC games are but if you buy a Mac you probably knew that before you made your purchase. Before I bought a Mac, I was a PC gamer for 15+ years of my life.
post #22 of 54
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

Don't you know you can turn off Windows Updates or choose what to install?

Not under 10, you get constant updates despite telling it not to.

Only way it STOPS is when you re-install Windows 7 again and you get back your PC, under your control. That is why most people have stayed with 7 not because it's the BEST but it still can be controlled by it's users, with no spying from Redmond 24/7.

There is a very comprehensive way to make 7 safe for users to use, without having Redmond install their spyware - look it up on the net.
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Originally Posted by Elrick View Post

Not under 10, you get constant updates despite telling it not to.

Only way it STOPS is when you re-install Windows 7 again and you get back your PC, under your control. That is why most people have stayed with 7 not because it's the BEST but it still can be controlled by it's users, with no spying from Redmond 24/7.

There is a very comprehensive way to make 7 safe for users to use, without having Redmond install their spyware - look it up on the net.

Which is what I am currently on... Windows 7. Not sure what that other poster was trying to say.
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Kind of off-topic, but kind of on: Is it possible to get the free upgrade key and not actually do the upgrade? I know it's possible to download the ISO's in order to do a clean install, so just wondering how you get the key?
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I'll believe it when I see it. and some proof via wireshark.
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post #26 of 54
To the people saying you can't turn off automatic updates under Windows 10, that's completely inaccurate. I'm using Windows 10 Pro, and I've got it setup to notify me when updates are available, and I can install them whenever I want (or not at all).

Although it's not as easy to change as before, you can enable this through group policy editor.
Edited by oced - 2/11/16 at 7:18pm
post #27 of 54
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More like Win 10 adoption rates are still much lower than they anticipated even with the free upgrade lol

Also I'll believe it when I see it it's been independently verified by the online community that "stop tracking" does indeed mean "stop tracking" and not "I'll put this fake radio button here to make you feel better".

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W10 has been flying off the shelves.....
    
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W10 has been flying off the shelves.....

Can't wait to see what happens when people realise that free means free for one year and they still have to pay for it.

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post #29 of 54
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Can't wait to see what happens when people realise that free means free for one year and they still have to pay for it.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but it is completely free if you upgrade within the first year of w10 being released.
Also, yet another M$py thread. Not defending them but it is the only company I've seen get this much hate. I have yet to see Facebook, Apple, or Google get called out for spying to this extent.
Edited by llythrus - 2/11/16 at 8:14pm
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Not defending them but it is the only company I've seen get this much hate.

Due to designing this Operating System (10) as one GIANT Trojan, that is why they DO DESERVE so MUCH HATE. Even more, if everyone can summon up their hatred for Redmond in these perilous times aaevil.gif .
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