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post #1 of 35
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Win10 getting so much hate over "privacy concerns", people are missing how much awesome stuff is in that OS. To list a few:
  • Can mount ISO files to virtual drive out of the box
  • Can play FLAC and rip to FLAC out of the box
  • Can snap windows to each-other and resize them together
  • Has 10px breaker in the corner of each display on multi-display setups, so your mouse doesn't "run off" to another monitor, like it used to in Win7
  • Can manage startup apps from the Task Manager
  • Knows which drive is an HDD and which is an SSD, and does not defragment SSDs
  • Can skip files with same date and size in merge conflicts

And a bunch more little fixes and features that people have been asking for.

But yeah, keep up the Win7 hype biggrin.gif

EDIT: I am NOT saying "W10 is absolutely better than W7 and W8 and if you think otherwise, you're wrong"!
I'm just listing some less known pros that can make your life easier if you use Windows 10, depending on how you use your PC smile.gif

Edited by ronnin426850 - 6/1/16 at 7:16am
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post #2 of 35

Sorry, but nothing in this list makes me want Windows 10. Oh, and Windows 7 already knows the difference between hard drives and solid state drives and won't accidentally defrag one.

 

The only thing that I think I would like about Windows 10 is DirectX 12.

 

From everything I saw about Windows 10, it looks like it's meant for people who are computer-illiterate and people who need an OS that's similar to a phone's OS. I'm not attracted to Windows 10 in the least bit.


Edited by TwoCables - 6/1/16 at 4:30am
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post #3 of 35
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Sorry, but nothing in this list makes me want Windows 10. Oh, and Windows 7 already knows the difference between hard drives and solid state drives and won't accidentally defrag one.

The only thing that I think I would like about Windows 10 is DirectX 12.

Win7 did not know not to defragment my 850Evo.
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post #4 of 35
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Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post

Win10 getting so much hate over "privacy concerns", people are missing how much awesome stuff is in that OS. To list a few:
  • Can mount ISO files to virtual drive out of the box supported in Win8.1
  • Can play FLAC and rip to FLAC out of the box I haven't tested in Win8.1
  • Can snap windows to each-other and resize them together supported in Win8.1
  • Has 10px breaker in the corner of each display on multi-display setups, so your mouse doesn't "run off" to another monitor, like it used to in Win7 supported in Win8.1
  • Can manage startup apps from the Task Manager supported in Win8.1
  • Knows which drive is an HDD and which is an SSD, and does not defragment SSDs supported in Win8.1
  • Can skip files with same date and size in merge conflicts supported in Win8.1

And a bunch more little fixes and features that people have been asking for.

But yeah, keep up the Win7 hype biggrin.gif

For the record, I've disabled the snapping corners between displays. smile.gif

Try harder next time.
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Win7 did not know not to defragment my 850Evo.

 

Are you sure? Just because it's scheduled in Task Scheduler, it doesn't mean that it is actually defragging it.

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Win7 did not know not to defragment my 850Evo.


850 EVO is not considered as an SSD. Windows 7 accepts PRO or above biggrin.gif!
 
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For the record, I've disabled the snapping corners between displays. smile.gif

Try harder next time.

 

Yeah, I think this thread is a fail.

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850 EVO is not considered as an SSD. Windows 7 accepts PRO or above biggrin.gif!

 

Then that means the 850 EVO doesn't send the code to tell Windows that it's not a spinning disk.

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Then that means the 850 EVO doesn't send the code to tell Windows that it's not a spinning disk.

Windows 7 has standards biggrin.gif. Pro or go home biggrin.gif.
 
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Windows 7 has standards biggrin.gif. Pro or go home biggrin.gif.

 

I'd say it's the drive, not Windows 7.

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i5-2500K @ 4.5GHz (1.368-1.384V fixed voltage) ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 (UEFI ver. 1850) GTX 780 ASUS DirectCU II (1228 / 6300, 1.180V) G.SKILL Ripjaws X 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1866MHz, CL9 
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (OS) 3 TB Toshiba P300 (storage) Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner 
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Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO 
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Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate Basic, but premium round 
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X-Fi Titanium HD Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (with 16 AWG Monster Cable... 
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