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Read more news, mate smile.gif Future Intel chips will not work with any Windows older than 10.
BS, as long there is driver for the chipset(+ you can use drivers made for 8 because the driver model is almost the same) you can use win7 on newer CPU's. The only handicap is that the new instruction sets wont be utilized...
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Read more news, mate smile.gif Future Intel chips will not work with any Windows older than 10.

Thanks I read a bit about that and it seems Skylake is already in that state but it's still under support even in Windows 7. I don't really mind if I miss some security fixes in the future. So far I am good to go with Broadwell-E. I'll have to check again with Skylake-E.
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Find the process in task manager, show folder where it's running from, go up one level from the folder and go to rename it, when it says it cannot be renamed because a file is open, quickly end Cortana task then click retry on the rename of the folder. It will stop the process from restarting.

At least for me it has even after restarting my pc and if it starts up again do the same and hope it still works.
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I recently installed W10 like 3 days ago and disabled all the "stuff" including cortana and i'm fully updated, whats the problem again?

The problem is that people some fear that MS "spying" on them which is almost all FUD. Telemetry is not spying, neither is doing a web search. If you are going out to the Internet, it can and will be tracked by something these days. If you are so worried about anyone gaining access to your system, the only real way is to disconnect it from the network and stick it in a faraday cage. Otherwise, if someone is determined enough and/or has enough funding, they will be able to hack your system.

There are a ton of people who go out of their way to tell us how they won't be using Windows 10. That's cool, but it has worked great for me, and I'm not paranoid about MS trying to steal my data.
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If you are going out to the Internet, it can and will be tracked by something these days. If you are so worried about anyone gaining access to your system, the only real way is to disconnect it from the network and stick it in a faraday cage. Otherwise, if someone is determined enough and/or has enough funding, they will be able to hack your system.
That's not an argument for making it increasingly easier to do so.

Why do I have to keep all this useless crap that benefits me in no way running and hogging resources? Why do I have to keep all this useless crap installed on my SSD? Why am I not in control of my own damn computer anymore? Why are they taking away the choice?

Before you start conjuring up some excuses for that kind of behaviour, these are rhetorical questions. I quite like Windows 10 and I use it on my daily driver (I just have it neutered as much as possible, and connect to the internet through a hardware firewall, that's set to block everything that's not on a whitelist), and it could've so easily been a much better OS...
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Why do I have to keep all this useless crap that benefits me in no way running and hogging resources? Why do I have to keep all this useless crap installed on my SSD? Why am I not in control of my own damn computer anymore? Why are they taking away the choice?

Because people are dumb, and can't be trusted with the choice.

People are not like 30 years ago, cool 16 year old Becky doesn't want choice, she wants her computer to be cute and "work, dooh!". The more settings there are, the more likely it is for Becky to mess something up, scrap the whole thing, and get a Mac.

Microsoft, just like any company, are protecting their interest.

If you need to place a blame on something, education is a good place to start.
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Because people are dumb, and can't be trusted with the choice.

People are not like 30 years ago, cool 16 year old Becky doesn't want choice, she wants her computer to be cute and "work, dooh!". The more settings there are, the more likely it is for Becky to mess something up, scrap the whole thing, and get a Mac.

Microsoft, just like any company, are protecting their interest.

If you need to place a blame on something, education is a good place to start.

The reality is that Becky has already bought the Mac, and Microsoft's just screwing over the user base that actually does care about their products (enthusiasts/power users, businesses). Becky doesn't give a rat's right arse about Microsoft, and Microsoft is chasing shadows.
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People are not like 30 years ago, cool 16 year old Becky doesn't want choice, she wants her computer to be cute and "work, dooh!". The more settings there are, the more likely it is for Becky to mess something up, scrap the whole thing, and get a Mac.
I thought that's what the Home and Pro versions were supposed to be. If Becky needs her computer to "just werk" she can have it, if someone else needs theirs to work to their liking they can have it too. Apparently people who were used to some level of control of their machines, and used Pro versions, are getting shafted as well, thus outrage.
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The reality is that Becky has already bought the Mac, and Microsoft's just screwing over the user base that actually does care about their products (enthusiasts/power users, businesses). Becky doesn't give a rat's right arse about Microsoft, and Microsoft is chasing shadows.

I can agree to that.
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I thought that's what the Home and Pro versions were supposed to be. If Becky needs her computer to "just werk" she can have it, if someone else needs theirs to work to their liking they can have it too. Apparently people who were used to some level of control of their machines, and used Pro versions, are getting shafted as well, thus outrage.

I read that as "just twerk". Maybe that's what Microsoft's been missing, what it needs to attract the youngsters; more twerking! Windows TE (Twerk Edition). The loading screen is Steve Ballmer twerking.
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