Windows 10: Is Microsoft trying to lock out 3rd party software

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  1.    01 Mar 2016 #11

    Hi there

    these sorts of discussions come up regularly -- but realistically Ms isn't "The Evil Empire" -- they make a lot of money by all sorts of things most people here probably have never heard of being able to run Windows.

    Take typical car acessories -- BMW doesn't for example stop 3rd party stuff - even when it's cheaper and directlly competing with BMW's own stuff. Generally it's a WIN WIN situation.

    The only exception is with some of these wretched 3rd party AV software offerings -- those packages were fine when Windows didn't have any decent security system --now it does but these companies still can't believe their time is up.

    With the BMW example As before : Nobody has made a better BMW engine than BMW yet -- but BMW still don't have any problems with 3rd party acessories.

    People just don't seem to realize that with W10 the security is now built into the OS so for HOME users you don't need any 3rd party AV software -- for other software Ms hasn't a problem. The more diverse equipment that Windows can run on the better for Ms.

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  2.    01 Mar 2016 #12

    Speaking of that, just found out I can't get anything from the store. Not connected to internet it said !
      My ComputersSystem Spec

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