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Originally Posted by Mand12 View Post

To the #never10 crowd, how long do you seriously expect to be able to keep this up?

Through the end of the support life cycle of 8.1 for which I paid. After that I will evaluate my OS options. M$ or otherwise.

Until then, M$ can back off with trying to prematurely force 10 down my throat.
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Windows 10 installed on both of our work computers in the office on it's own while I was out of town. I would just X out of the window when it popped up every morning. I was sent a picture of the other work computer that I don't use with the "Welcome to Windows 10" screen, needless to say the person that sent the picture was pissed. I just assumed he accidentally hit the upgrade button as it never auto installed for me. But the next day he sent me a picture of my work computer with the same welcome screen. Nobody had touched my computer since I left so it for sure proceeded to install 100% on its own without any user input. Needless to say I am pissed as well, it looks like our next computers in the office will probably be Mac's. Nowadays all the software we use is available on OS X.

Edit: Grammar
post #73 of 237
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Originally Posted by Mand12 View Post

To the #never10 crowd, how long do you seriously expect to be able to keep this up?

They'll be able to keep it up until January 14, 2020. That's a long time from now.
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post #74 of 237
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Originally Posted by kylzer View Post

I've blocked everything i need to protect myself on windows 10 which makes it an enjoyable OS

Also any sensitive info is sent by carrier pigeon with 256 bit incrypted usb drive tied to its foot

if i want to buy something from amazon or online in general i use my fake identity and when answering the door i use a rubber mask like you see in the movies.

Only a fool would do anything on a device with an internet connection rolleyes.gif
not sure if srs

You should have answered yes. Would have been better.
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post #75 of 237
Microsoft is so awesome. Trying to get everyone to switch to linux instead biggrin.gif
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I understand Windows74life but Linux? Why are not using Linux already?
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Seriously, if you guys have so much problems with MS doing things like this why do you buy or use their products? It only gives them the signal that people will accept this and they'll continue down this path. Seriously, if people wanted to change MS's mind very fast they would just start using alternative OSes. Why don't consumers ever do their part?

I am curious though how MS is going to make money if no one buys Win10 (or are they just going to rely on OEMs paying them for it)?

I personally use Windows 7 professional because I get support from Autodesk only if I use that version. I don't want to risk losing hours of work time to minor incompatibilities and also not be able to get support if and when I run into major problems. I need to use Microsoft software to make a living as do many people in the world.

Once again this is about a company that many people rely on and trust taking that trust and shoving it where the sun don't shine.
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I understand Windows74life but Linux? Why are not using Linux already?


You know that i7-3770K overclocked to 4.6 Ghz that you are using? Come on, upgrade to Skylake already. What's that you say? You actually paid for that CPU? Nonsense. And you want to use it as long as it provides decent performance and has everything you need? Pfff... naysayer, afraid of change #neverskylaker.

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Seriously now, it may sound like an alien concept in this low cost era where consumers are supposed to have no option but to pay with their souls (whereas corporations apparently still have money and thus are still entitled to having options), but some people, including me, actually paid money for Windows 7, and we'd like to actually use it for the time period that Microsoft itself said was going to support it for.

That of course doesn't preclude the time between now and 2020 to make the transition to Linux if Microsoft doesn't listen. Microsoft is doing what it thinks is rational for them and so are consumers by enjoying a product they paid for and making arrangements for the future at their own pace.
 
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I started using Linux about a year or so ago. I've been learning how to use it so when it comes down to it, if I have to leave Windows at anytime, I can do so with a free and educated conscience.

However, I do use Windows 10 at the moment. While I do like it, I won't sit here and tell people "OMG YOU HAVE TO SWITCH! WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!?!" It's up to the person if they want to or not. It really is, in a sense, "speaking with your wallet."
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Why couldn't they just make a proper OS instead of ruining their brand with this underhanded garbage?
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