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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 833
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       24 Jan 2015 #11

    Hotmail is what I use. My mom also uses Hotmail on her Windows 8.1 desktop and it works like it should.
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  2. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,289
    Win 10 Pro x64
       24 Jan 2015 #12

    Jesse Williams said: View Post
    Does anyone know the system requirements for the finished version of Windows 10?
    There is no finished version. It's still a work in progress.
    Basically if you can run 7, you are good with 10.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 2,928
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       25 Jan 2015 #13

    badrobot said: View Post
    Jesse Williams said: View Post
    Does anyone know the system requirements for the finished version of Windows 10?
    There is no finished version. It's still a work in progress.
    Basically if you can run 7, you are good with 10.
    iam running latest build9926 on a 8+years old Dell laptop .with duel core intel Centeno,2gig ram ,its a bit slow but work ok ,win10 had drivers for all but 2 devices ,likely bluetooh and cardreader not sure
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 1,738
    Windows Home x64 (Home per choice)
       25 Jan 2015 #14

    The current Windows build takes about 50% more RAM than 8.1. The first build was comparable to 8.1.
    That is about 1GB compared to 500MB in 8.1 with basic optimizations. 750MB with extreme ones, still heavy.
    As always, it is not about RAM usage, it is about CPU/HDD usage as well, which is really higher than before.
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  5. Joined : Nov 2013
    Central Florida
    Posts : 322
    Win 7 Pro/32, Win 10 Pro/64/32
       25 Jan 2015 #15

    A Microsoft Account? Tell that to some of my elderly customers and they will ruin your day for you.

    My first Windows was Windows 3.0 and I've never needed a Microsoft Account and I really don't want one now.

    If I remember correctly, I was able to install the 9926 ver. without a MS Account. Eh?
    but I did have to give one of my email addresses and password. What a pain in the arse!!!

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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 687
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       25 Jan 2015 #16

    You just use something like a Yahoo account, then you just sign out and sign into the local account once you have the OS installed, it`s really no big deal.

    5:04 PM in Florida already must be that new southern time zone
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 1,738
    Windows Home x64 (Home per choice)
       25 Jan 2015 #17

    TechnoMage said: View Post
    If I remember correctly, I was able to install the 9926 ver. without a MS Account. Eh?
    but I did have to give one of my email addresses and password. What a pain in the arse!!!
    As someone one said it: just pull out the network cable/or do not connect to wifi, no email needed.
    I have to setup my network manually, that is pretty much the same thing, so I did not enter anything.
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  8. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       25 Jan 2015 #18

    AddRAM said: View Post
    You just use something like a Yahoo account, then you just sign out and sign into the local account once you have the OS installed, it`s really no big deal.

    5:04 PM in Florida already must be that new southern time zone
    You're right, albeit some folks just have to make a big deal out of nothing. . .and using old people is just silly really hate that since I am an old people (70). . .
    Last edited by Lee; 25 Jan 2015 at 18:01.
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  9. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,289
    Win 10 Pro x64
       25 Jan 2015 #19

    The email acct I use is just an "alias" from my main outlook acct. You can make sub-accounts on outlook that you can easily delete any time.



    However, I still switched to local accout.
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