Poll: How do you plan to use Windows 10?

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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    South Australia
    Posts : 426
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Oct 2014 #1

    Windows 10 is here to stay, Windows 7 is the new XP


    How do you plan to use Windows 10?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       02 Oct 2014 #2

    I haven't voted yet as I haven't made my mind up. I'm running it in a VM at the moment (I have 7 and 8.1 in dual boot on my SSD) but may upgrade my 8.1 installation to 10 as there really doesn't seem that much difference to me. It's still 7 all the way for main OS though, while I concede that 8.1 is faster (so I presume 10 is too) 7 just looks so much better.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    South Australia
    Posts : 426
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Oct 2014 #3

    Then you vote "dual boot" Gav....you fence sitter you
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Oct 2014 #4

    I set mine up as a VM for around 30 minutes and then I loaded it as a primary over 8.1 and it's running just fine.

    Jeff
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  5. Joined : Jul 2014
    UK
    Posts : 16,465
    Windows 10
       02 Oct 2014 #5

    I haven't downloaded it yet, but I am going to do it through VM

    Just downloading VMware Player now and will get Win 10 in it in the next few days or so
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Oct 2014 #6

    paulsalter said: View Post
    I haven't downloaded it yet, but I am going to do it through VM

    Just downloading VMware Player now and will get Win 10 in it in the next few days or so
    You're going to enjoy Win10. It's just really nice and it just works!!
    No start screen and it's just a great desktop OS!!
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  7. Joined : Jul 2014
    UK
    Posts : 16,465
    Windows 10
       02 Oct 2014 #7

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    You're going to enjoy Win10. It's just really nice and it just works!!
    No start screen and it's just a great desktop OS!!
    At some point I will probably just replace 8 with it
    Not feeling that brave at the moment, lol
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Oct 2014 #8

    paulsalter said: View Post
    At some point I will probably just replace 8 with it
    Not feeling that brave at the moment, lol
    I'm either very brave or just stupid! LOL..
    But I have a DVD with Win8.1 so for me it's a snap to replace Win10 if I have to.
    So far.. working just great and it's fast!!
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  9. Joined : Jul 2014
    UK
    Posts : 16,465
    Windows 10
       02 Oct 2014 #9

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I'm either very brave or just stupid! LOL..
    But I have a DVD with Win8.1 so for me it's a snap to replace Win10 if I have to.
    So far.. working just great and it's fast!!
    be interested to hear how it goes after a few days of normal usage
    hopefully no major issues arise
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  10. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Oct 2014 #10

    paulsalter said: View Post
    be interested to hear how it goes after a few days of normal usage
    hopefully no major issues arise
    I'll let you know around Saturday how things are going. I just decided to give Win10 a full blown test run with the programs/apps that I use on a daily basis rather than just toying around with it in a VM environment. So far.. This is going to be my primary OS.

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