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  1.    05 Nov 2014 #101
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    Dual boot Windows 10 Pro x 64 CU build 15063 & Insider Build 16273

    Well, about a dozen of us on 8F have had Cortana on our WP8.1 since about early May, so nothing new really, although they update 'er from time to time. She's somewhat limited at this time, but I foresee a huge future with this.

    I've got an app called Voice Wake Pro on my Lumia 1520 awaiting Cortana within 10TP to try out.

    Voice Wake Home

    Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1 - Windows Help

    Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 Search Button
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  2.    06 Nov 2014 #102
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    Indiana/Florida
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    O.K. I took the plunge last night/this morning. I'm liking 10 , as far as it goes. Skipped 8/8.1 so transitioning from 7. A little lost to tell you the truth, just can't FIND anything. Plus , TO ME , its just so drab to look at. I really miss the Aero glass ,call me shallow if you will. Its a much snappier O.S. than I was expecting to tell you the truth.

    The main point of my post is this though ......... are there any tutorials anywhere to just ......... show me how to navigate around? Find the things (fairly) easily that I use/want. Not a noob just wanting to save a little time. Also........ while much better than 7's how can I turn off UAC? I know, I know but I've it turned off since Vista and have had no problems.
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  3.    06 Nov 2014 #103
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    Serbia
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    W10 Insider + Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
    O.K. I took the plunge last night/this morning. I'm liking 10 , as far as it goes. Skipped 8/8.1 so transitioning from 7. A little lost to tell you the truth, just can't FIND anything. Plus , TO ME , its just so drab to look at. I really miss the Aero glass ,call me shallow if you will. Its a much snappier O.S. than I was expecting to tell you the truth.

    The main point of my post is this though ......... are there any tutorials anywhere to just ......... show me how to navigate around? Find the things (fairly) easily that I use/want. Not a noob just wanting to save a little time. Also........ while much better than 7's how can I turn off UAC? I know, I know but I've it turned off since Vista and have had no problems.
    For most of the stuff you can use Win 8.1 tutorials, it's pretty close.
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  4.    06 Nov 2014 #104
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Mid-Hudson Valley, NYS
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    Windows 10 Insider Program, Linux Mint 18.2, LinuxLite, Ubuntu 17.10

    Quote Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
    O.K. I took the plunge last night/this morning. I'm liking 10 , as far as it goes. Skipped 8/8.1 so transitioning from 7. A little lost to tell you the truth, just can't FIND anything. Plus , TO ME , its just so drab to look at. I really miss the Aero glass ,call me shallow if you will. Its a much snappier O.S. than I was expecting to tell you the truth.

    The main point of my post is this though ......... are there any tutorials anywhere to just ......... show me how to navigate around? Find the things (fairly) easily that I use/want. Not a noob just wanting to save a little time. Also........ while much better than 7's how can I turn off UAC? I know, I know but I've it turned off since Vista and have had no problems.
    Look no further than in this forum:
    Windows 10 Tutorials

    Rich
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  5.    06 Nov 2014 #105
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    Cool. Thank you for the info...... guess I should have figured that out myself huh? Up way too late last night is my only (meager) excuse. Again, thank you
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  6.    06 Nov 2014 #106
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    Indiana/Florida
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    Quote Originally Posted by rmonroe36 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
    O.K. I took the plunge last night/this morning. I'm liking 10 , as far as it goes. Skipped 8/8.1 so transitioning from 7. A little lost to tell you the truth, just can't FIND anything. Plus , TO ME , its just so drab to look at. I really miss the Aero glass ,call me shallow if you will. Its a much snappier O.S. than I was expecting to tell you the truth.



    The main point of my post is this though ......... are there any tutorials anywhere to just ......... show me how to navigate around? Find the things (fairly) easily that I use/want. Not a noob just wanting to save a little time. Also........ while much better than 7's how can I turn off UAC? I know, I know but I've it turned off since Vista and have had no problems.
    Look no further than in this forum:
    Windows 10 Tutorials

    Rich
    I did a quick run through the Tutorials earlier. I guess what I'm looking for is like a Fodors for 10 lol. You know..... if you want to go here this is how you get there kinda thing.I know its going to be a learning curve, but I'm getting old and prefer the curves to be a little less circular than the spiral I seem to be stuck in. Just take some time is all I guess. Thank you for replying.
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  7.    06 Nov 2014 #107
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
    O.K. I took the plunge last night/this morning. I'm liking 10 , as far as it goes. Skipped 8/8.1 so transitioning from 7. A little lost to tell you the truth, just can't FIND anything. Plus , TO ME , its just so drab to look at. I really miss the Aero glass ,call me shallow if you will. Its a much snappier O.S. than I was expecting to tell you the truth.

    The main point of my post is this though ......... are there any tutorials anywhere to just ......... show me how to navigate around? Find the things (fairly) easily that I use/want. Not a noob just wanting to save a little time. Also........ while much better than 7's how can I turn off UAC? I know, I know but I've it turned off since Vista and have had no problems.
    For most of the stuff you can use Win 8.1 tutorials, it's pretty close.
    I love tutorials and use them/link to them all the time in sevenforums. Guess I'll have to start going to eightforums now too! lol Thank you again for the answer!
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  8.    06 Nov 2014 #108
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    Quote Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
    I did a quick run through the Tutorials earlier. I guess what I'm looking for is like a Fodors for 10 lol. You know..... if you want to go here this is how you get there kinda thing.I know its going to be a learning curve, but I'm getting old and prefer the curves to be a little less circular than the spiral I seem to be stuck in. Just take some time is all I guess. Thank you for replying.
    The main navigation difference between W7 and W10 is that some things are in the "Control Panel" and others are in "PC Settings".

    Also, try right clicking on the Start button and checking out the entries in the Context menu.
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  9.    06 Nov 2014 #109
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    Quote Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
    The main navigation difference between W7 and W10 is that some things are in the "Control Panel" and others are in "PC Settings".

    Also, try right clicking on the Start button and checking out the entries in the Context menu.
    There you go! Right clicking the start button did not occur to me at all, duh, and there they are everything I was looking for. Thank you
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  10.    06 Nov 2014 #110
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    No problems


    Quote Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
    The main navigation difference between W7 and W10 is that some things are in the "Control Panel" and others are in "PC Settings".

    Also, try right clicking on the Start button and checking out the entries in the Context menu.
    There you go! Right clicking the start button did not occur to me at all, duh, and there they are everything I was looking for. Thank you
    It's not intuitive/obvious.

    I only know about because I've been following the W8 series.
    I tried all of the W8 Previews (up to W8.1 Ent) and I've been on EightForums since Feb 2012.
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