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I've enjoyed my upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10, but I do understand the concern some people have been having regarding privacy and such.
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Windows phones had one big thing going for them too in that Nokia made some seriously sturdy and durable phones. My Lumia lasted 3 years without a case, nearly twice as long as any other phone I've had with cases and I'm rough on my phones.

The Apps were practically non-existent, but as long as I have internet access and can make calls and text, that's all I ask for. Snapchat, facebook, or any of that other trash is just bloatware imo.
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People please , use the free upgrade ! You can always turn back if you don't like it .
After jul 29 there wont be any free upgrades. once the upgrade is made you can install it again past jul 29 making youre pc more future proof

You can still use your win 7,8 key. The upgrade doesn't change your key or give you a new one for win10
It works more like an OEM version where it pins your windows to your mobo.
Once you make the upgrade it gives your pc (mobo) an ID it uses for future reinstallations making an install key obsolete

I don't get why most are so weary of win 10 as an operating system.
I didn't like the tiling in win 8 , I liked win 8.1 a lot more( with the taskbar )
Win 10 didn't take long to grow on me.

Not everyone wants to surrender control over 1000+ $ worth of hardware to corporation which will be freely able to instal or uninstall whatever they want on hardware you used to "own"

And the system is crap for anything work related anyway since you can't leave programs open and put pc to sllep mode without fear of losing unsaved data due to system updating itself and happily restarting.
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just saying, you can update and then revert. if things change for the better. you will always have your win10 license.
Or would you rather buy one in the future?
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just saying, you can update and then revert. if things change for the better. you will always have your win10 license.
Or would you rather buy one in the future?

Reverting cost me touchpad and touchscreen functionality in my laptop. It is not as risk free as they say it is.
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Reverting cost me touchpad and touchscreen functionality in my laptop. It is not as risk free as they say it is.

If you revert with Microsoft's janky system, what do you expect.

Create and restore an image with a proper imaging tool, and it's risk free.
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