1. Joined : Oct 2016
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    Windows 10 64-bit
       15 Oct 2016 #1

    Windows 10 Spinning Dots CHANGED from 6 to 5 dots?


    I'm not having a problem with my PC, but I wanted to ask a question. It seems to me that the spinning dots that are visible during Windows 10 startup changed from 6 spinning dots to 5 spinning dots. I don't know at what point this change occurred or why. Can anyone enlighten me?
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  2.    15 Oct 2016 #2

    How can you count them? They're spinning so quickly... goes off to look ... by Jove, you're right. This kind of change is most likely to be introduced at a major update point (like AU in August 2016) or in a cumulative update. Can't find any specifics on when this change occurred, or why. Methinks it's just a user interface/activity display change, and not one of major sigificance, either. I bet we're talking about an entirely trivial code change (like the assignment of a variable or constant, first to 6 and then later to 5).
    HTH,
    --Ed--
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  3. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 64-bit
       15 Oct 2016 #3

    EdTittel said: View Post
    How can you count them? They're spinning so quickly... goes off to look ... by Jove, you're right. This kind of change is most likely to be introduced at a major update point (like AU in August 2016) or in a cumulative update. Can't find any specifics on when this change occurred, or why. Methinks it's just a user interface/activity display change, and not one of major sigificance, either. I bet we're talking about an entirely trivial code change (like the assignment of a variable or constant, first to 6 and then later to 5).
    HTH,
    --Ed--
    I'm a bit of a conspiracy theorist . . . here's my guess . . . . before there were 6 dots, and they would pass by in groups of 3 . . . there was a pattern of 6 . . . 6 . . . 6. Someone said "Hey, '666' is the sign of the Beast in Revelations." Let's change that.
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  4.    15 Oct 2016 #4

    Yeah, I'm sure that's it. Can't be having no number of de Beast in Windows. But a quick hop into Everything shows de number literally ... wait for it ... everywhere. Go figure!
    --Ed--
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  5. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 64-bit
       15 Oct 2016 #5

    So, basically, Windows 10 shall bring about the End of Days . . . the Apocalypse . . . Revelations. Just Kidding.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 830
    10 Home x64 (1607), Pro x86 (1511 & 1607)
       15 Oct 2016 #6

    Been there. Done that.

    Installation instructions for the 48666(TM) chip.
    (TM - Eternal Damnation Enterprises)

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Notes:
    The 48666 chip is copyrighted, trademarked and otherwise protected.
    Remember, we might not catch up with you in this world, but in the
    next... Oh Boy!
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    http://www.stgsys.com/fun%5C48666.txt
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  7.    15 Oct 2016 #7

    msgarrett1 said: View Post
    I'm not having a problem with my PC, but I wanted to ask a question. It seems to me that the spinning dots that are visible during Windows 10 startup changed from 6 spinning dots to 5 spinning dots. I don't know at what point this change occurred or why. Can anyone enlighten me?
    Get a life!!! Nothing better to do than count spinning spots?

    Bob F.
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  8. Joined : Mar 2015
    Stockport UK
    Posts : 1,136
    Wndows 10 x64 Home
       15 Oct 2016 #8

    bobfrost said: View Post
    Get a life!!! Nothing better to do than count spinning spots?

    Bob F.
    Sort of thing you do in your sleep isn't it?
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Melbourne
    Posts : 198
    Win 10 Pro X64
       15 Oct 2016 #9

    It's called spinning dots anxiety and must have started with TH1
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  10. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 7,176
    All kinds
       16 Oct 2016 #10

    It's pretty sure there will be no Windows 13 but will there be Rs13 ?
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