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post #21 of 100
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The day an EULA overrides local and national laws is the day M$py can claim their EULA is worth anything.
I'd rather have XP than Win Spy beta.

O boy...that didnt take long.
post #22 of 100
Good, I hope Microsoft gets reamed by courts in countries that actually care for their citizens.
post #23 of 100
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post

But remember, she should have just spent the time to learn about how to control Windows update and actually given a crap about Windows in general so MS is free to push their new OS' however they wish! rolleyes.gif

Yep, I forgot about that one, the "super caveat emptor otherwise corporate bullcrap is not only expected, but somehow perfectly legitimized".
Edited by tpi2007 - 6/27/16 at 6:37pm
 
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The precedent this sets for microsoft is scary....
 
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MS dropped the appeal because $10K is barely a speck of dust in the bucket, and it would've cost them more to pay their legal team to appeal.

But yes it does set a nice precedence, and I hope they get hit with a barrage of class action suits.

Then that poor criminal would have had to deal with Windows 10.
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post #26 of 100
I like that swapping the OS required a replacement computer. Keep forgetting that an operating system completely changes the computer in irreversible ways.

With any luck in one month this will just be a memory and the free upgrade period will expire.
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post #27 of 100
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The increased responsiveness is usually the case when upgrading/reinstalling Windows. New ones feel faster OOTB because they have more up to date drivers, too. I've seen this with Vista versus XP, 7 versus Vista and 8/8.1 versus 7...When you updated all drivers they'd be pretty similar in performance in most metrics. (Exceptions being Vista would have lower FPS than XP, but felt more fluid and 8/8.1 switched how the shut down worked to be much faster.)

I upgraded in like the second wave, so like 10 ish months ago? Still feels more responsive. I want to say I did a fresh install of win 7 only a few months before because I changed boot drives. I'm also not shy about doing a fresh install if I feel it's even remotely necessary or the easier route as I don't keep much on my pc other than music software and a few games. I keep media backed up on external devices.

Downside is that when the free upgrade period ends, if I have to reinstall i'll be back on win7
post #28 of 100
Waste of time for MS, that's all. Secondly, she runs her travel agency off of one computer? She has zero back up for it? What type of magical software was on that machine that she couldn't use another for? Never even heard of Windows 10? Lies, lies everywhere. But hey, we can sue for hot coffee in this country so why not.
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Waste of time for MS, that's all. Secondly, she runs her travel agency off of one computer? She has zero back up for it? What type of magical software was on that machine that she couldn't use another for? Never even heard of Windows 10? Lies, lies everywhere. But hey, we can sue for hot coffee in this country so why not.

Even if she had a second computer, if it were to have the same use as the work computer for the travel agency, it would also be connected to the Internet, and the exact same thing would likely have happened, so she'd be back at square one, albeit with two problematic systems instead of just one.
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Good, I hope Microsoft gets reamed by courts in countries that actually care for their citizens.

Way to go, time to give Redmond a bloody nose as it deserves thumbsupsmiley.png .

Wouldn't mind winning 10K USD myself because here in Convict Town, can buy some neat gear here with that amount cheers.gif .
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