Windows 10: Should Windows 10 be called Windows 10?

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  1. Posts : 1,546
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       08 Feb 2015 #1

    Should Windows 10 be called Windows 10?


    Should Windows 10 be called Windows 10 since it may be considered a service now?

    Here our some names I thought of:

    Windows services
    Windows bing
    Bing 10
    Bing Services
    Bing
    Windows reimagined
    Window reengineered
    Microsoft Services
    Windows messedup (I am joking on this name )


    Feel free to share other names.
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  2. Posts : 14,296
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       08 Feb 2015 #2

    Windows 10 is just fine with me.
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    Windows 10 1703 Pro 64
       08 Feb 2015 #3

    No 10 was used in 1979

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    Jim
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  4.    09 Feb 2015 #4

    Picky, Picky. . .
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  5.    09 Feb 2015 #5

    Lee said: View Post
    Picky, Picky. . .
    Really,,, 10 works just fine.

    Jeff
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  6.    09 Feb 2015 #6

    There needs to be some way to differentiate time. Can you imagine what it'll be like in say 7-8 years time trying to find online training, technical or troubleshooting info if it's only known by one name forever (such as Windows 10).

    With OSX the naming goes 10.1, 10.2, etc. so they could do the same. Or maybe use years instead, such as Windows 10.15 (2015), 10.16 (2016) for major rollup points.
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    Dual boot - Win 10 Pro & Win 10 Insider (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       09 Feb 2015 #7

    Imparting significance to numbers and attempting to adhere to any self-imposed rules is failure waiting to happen.

    Whatever has a nice ring to it works just fine. After all, it is just a marketing thing...

    10 is just as good as "Applesauce", or "'57 Chevy", or anything else!

    All is, of course, IMHO...
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  8.    09 Feb 2015 #8

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Hmm, I doubt that Wn10 can live up to the 57 Chevy!!

    Or this sweet baby!
    YES!!

    As for the topic in the OP, I think the name of the new OS is set in stone. There is practically zero chance of it changing before the RTM comes out later this year.
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       09 Feb 2015 #9

    Phone Man said: View Post
    No 10 was used in 1979

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    Jim
    as much as I like Microsoft ,they could never match that 10
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       09 Feb 2015 #10

    Mine goes to 11

    This is spinal tap
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6Fc...utu.be&t=1m50s
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