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just use the win10 decrapifier. works great.
 
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Originally Posted by Myst-san View Post

It is always up to date because there are 2 task scheduled to update your google stuff.

I uninstall them and manually update Chrome when I feel like it.

Nothing runs on my systems without my express permission, and that's one of my main issues with Windows 10...the OS ceases to work correctly if I forcibly annex the level of control I find acceptable.

Server 2016 is much better, but still has enough oddities that I don't particularly like it, and since I don't have any games that are DX12 only, there is essentially no advantage to running the newer OS. So, I currently run Sever 2016 on what has become a mining box (the Windows 10 blockchain driver performs better, for whatever reason, than the Windows 7 variant) and Windows 10 on a tablet I rarely use.
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Just get LTSB, disable all the crap in group policy editor and voila, no need for custom builds or anything thumb.gif
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"Windows 7 makes huge marketshare gain among steam users in September"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Marios145 View Post

"Windows 7 makes huge marketshare gain among polled steam users in September"

 

FTFY.

 

I've not received a Steam HW survey in at least a year now.

   
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http://gs.statcounter.com/os-market-share

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Edited by Catscratch - 10/3/17 at 4:13am
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I still play Borderlands 2 a lot ... for some reason the game is really broke when playing under Windows 10 ... FPS are often times only half of what I get in Windows 7 with the same hardware. Think it has something to do with PhysX ... but that game alone is worth staying on Windows 7...
    
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i find it amusing that OS X is slowly dying, Apple really should officially allow Hackintosh.
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Custom Windows 10 Builds all the way. It is the only way I use Windows 10 as I basically convert it to Windows 7. Use a programe like NTlite, it is free but you have to pay to get all the features enabled, well worth it IMHO. LTSB Windows builds are also good...however if you wanting to stay with Current Branch updates then I would use a standard Pro version and slipstream with NTLite.

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i find it amusing that OS X is slowly dying, Apple really should officially allow Hackintosh.

OSX is not dying - Been at an University lately? It's like 75% MacBooks, if not more.

And I understand why. Macbooks generally provide a much better laptop experience than Windows 10. No constant updates, restarts and interrupts, and the trackpad on Mac's are simply in a whole other league than Windows laptops. The touchpad on my Lenovo T560 and T470s is terrible compared to my MacBook Pro 13. Downright terrible actually. I hate it. My Zenbook had same problem, altho it was slightly better.

Gestures simply works much better. Using multiple desktops on a Macbook Pro is painless and just works. Resolution scaling also works much better in OSX compared to any Windows version.

Can't really use Steam OS marketshare for much, most OSX users don't use Steam or has another PC for proper gaming.
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