Page 7 of 12 FirstFirst ... 56789 ... LastLast
  1.    3 Weeks Ago #61
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Turku
    Posts : 1,773
    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16299.19 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Quote Originally Posted by Redbatman View Post
    I think some companies still use Windows 98 or worse MSDOS.
    MS-DOS is great! It has it's place and even I use it from time to time for non internet connected tasks. It is NO Windows, so we can't compare those two.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  2.    3 Weeks Ago #62
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Turku
    Posts : 1,773
    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16299.19 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Quote Originally Posted by Pirx View Post
    As an aside, I am stunned at those stories of people doing clean installs as a matter of course. With the kind of software environment I need, setting up a machine from scratch, installing and configuring all the pieces of software I need and use on a daily basis requires a very significant investment of time. There is absolutely no way for me to justify that kind of effort, none at all.
    It takes me about 15 minutes to recover my OS if it is behaving badly for some reason. All software and account profile settings installed and configured as I like them.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pirx View Post
    Sure, if all you do is play games and browse the web, and perhaps fire up good-old MS Word from time to time you don't care. Like I said, some of us have slightly more complex work environments than that.
    So you mean me doing software engineering, algorithmic trading, statistical analysis and machine learning related development, does not count as real or complex enough job/work? And are you saying because of Windows 10 I can do none of that? Now you really make me laugh! HAHAHAH!

    ...maybe you are right, I don't do any real work...it's my computer that does the real work for me, which is the point of me having a computer in the first place and Windows 10 among other OSes are doing their jobs just fine.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  3.    3 Weeks Ago #63
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,418
    W10 Insider + Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by slicendice View Post
    It takes me about 15 minutes to recover my OS if it is behaving badly for some reason. All software and account profile settings installed and configured as I like them.



    So you mean me doing software engineering, algorithmic trading, statistical analysis and machine learning related development, does not count as real or complex enough job/work? And are you saying because of Windows 10 I can do none of that? Now you really make me laugh! HAHAHAH!

    ...maybe you are right, I don't do any real work...it's my computer that does the real work for me, which is the point of me having a computer in the first place and Windows 10 among other OSes are doing their jobs just fine.
    Ah you poor amateur !!!!
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  4.    3 Weeks Ago #64
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Turku
    Posts : 1,773
    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16299.19 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Ah you poor amateur !!!!
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  5.    3 Weeks Ago #65
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 161
    OS

    Quote Originally Posted by Redbatman View Post
    Since fall creators update has come and I have noticed people having issues. Therefore I ask are people deciding to go back to 7 and 8.1 out of frustration?
    Hi Redbatman,

    Windows 10 is becoming a cloud OS and i understand why microsoft is doing this,
    i like to control my system and with win 10 i have no control, the desktop interface is nice looking but i see with every upgrade it's going to look more like a phone interface (i.e all the settings) very ugly.
    Whith several upgrades, subtle and purpousely tricky settings microsoft has made very clear that you shoud join the cloud, and without doing so your win 10 experience will be a living hell, so yes, i reverted to win 8.1 which is the BEST microsoft OS much faster than windows 7 and much more reliable than win 10.
    I have an almost brand new pc with win 10 sitting there unused till i find the time to install linux in it.

    All the best!
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    3 Weeks Ago #66
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Balayan, Batangas
    Posts : 413
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    I'm still on version 1607. There's no way I'm updating.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  7.    3 Weeks Ago #67
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Turku
    Posts : 1,773
    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16299.19 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Quote Originally Posted by roy111 View Post
    Hi Redbatman,

    Windows 10 is becoming a cloud OS and i understand why microsoft is doing this,
    i like to control my system and with win 10 i have no control, the desktop interface is nice looking but i see with every upgrade it's going to look more like a phone interface (i.e all the settings) very ugly.
    Whith several upgrades, subtle and purpousely tricky settings microsoft has made very clear that you shoud join the cloud, and without doing so your win 10 experience will be a living hell, so yes, i reverted to win 8.1 which is the BEST microsoft OS much faster than windows 7 and much more reliable than win 10.
    I have an almost brand new pc with win 10 sitting there unused till i find the time to install linux in it.

    All the best!
    You don't have to connect Windows 10 to any cloud nor online account and it will work just fine. If one needs the level of control I think you are referring to, then upgrade to Pro and use group policy editor. The average Home user does not need all that fancy stuff Group Policy Editor brings and most users don't even understand all the configurations there. Settings is more than enough to configure the system.

    More and more PCs are becoming touch enabled and Settings work much better for both worlds compared to Control Panel.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  8.    3 Weeks Ago #68
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 161
    OS

    Quote Originally Posted by slicendice View Post
    You don't have to connect Windows 10 to any cloud nor online account and it will work just fine. If one needs the level of control I think you are referring to, then upgrade to Pro and use group policy editor. The average Home user does not need all that fancy stuff Group Policy Editor brings and most users don't even understand all the configurations there. Settings is more than enough to configure the system.

    More and more PCs are becoming touch enabled and Settings work much better for both worlds compared to Control Panel.
    The problem is not only with all the settings i have to manage, quite cumbersome BTW, it is a matter of trust:

    last time i tried to install win 10 with an offline account, during the install procedure i selected "offline account" so the install procedure warned me:

    "you are about to use an offline account but windows 10 works better with an online account, would you like to proceed anyway?"

    so i selected "Yes" meaning that anyway i would like to use an offline account,
    nevertheless i was then asked to insert my email address to configure an online account, so i was literally tricked to use an online account.

    I choose to not trust an OS that tries to trick me like this.

    No man is more blind than the man who refuses to see.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  9.    3 Weeks Ago #69
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Turku
    Posts : 1,773
    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16299.19 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Quote Originally Posted by roy111 View Post
    The problem is not only with all the settings i have to manage, quite cumbersome BTW, it is a matter of trust:

    last time i tried to install win 10 with an offline account, during the install procedure i selected "offline account" so the install procedure warned me:

    "you are about to use an offline account but windows 10 works better with an online account, would you like to proceed anyway?"

    so i selected "Yes" meaning that anyway i would like to use an offline account,
    nevertheless i was then asked to insert my email address to configure an online account, so i was literally tricked to use an online account.

    I choose to not trust an OS that tries to trick me like this.

    No man is more blind than the man who refuses to see.
    I think you must have interpreted the dialogue wrong or something...

    Because I do not want to login to my computer(s) with my Microsoft account, I ALWAYS install Windows 10 (ever since initial release of Windows 8.0 and onward, including ALL Beta releases) with an OFFLINE account, and never have I been tricked into providing any e-mail addresses anywhere.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  10.    3 Weeks Ago #70
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 161
    OS

    Quote Originally Posted by slicendice View Post
    I think you must have interpreted the dialogue wrong or something...
    Well if you think i can not grasp the meaning of a phrase in my own language, there is no point to answer me in english
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 
Page 7 of 12 FirstFirst ... 56789 ... LastLast


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Windows 10 now decided to not let me use Firefox anymore as default
Windows 10 now decided to not let me use Firefox anymore as default browser, although in Settings Firefox IS indicated as the default browser, as it has been for many months now. How can I FORCE Win10 to really restore Firefox as the default...
Browsers and Email
Computer acted up 4 months ago, decided to finally try to fix it
I don't know the model number as I took off the sticker on the bottom, which was a ****ing stupid move, as that has everything I need to know about the ****ing computer when trying to fix it. Sorry for the harsh language, but I'm still frustrated...
Drivers and Hardware
My MSI decided to bsod, and now I can't get back on it.
Sorry in advance if I make any mistakes. As I am a computer novice. So I am running an msi gaming g series computer, and I just got it a few days ago. It hasn't really had any problems until now, I shut it down with Skype running (which I've done...
BSOD Crashes and Debugging
decided to do clean install from dvd
Hello guys, my laptop got stucked in boot loop so i decided to do clean install from dvd. I wonder if i can leave D: partition and delete C: and those two of 350MB and 450MB size? Will i still get that unallocated space and be able to do install...
Installation and Upgrade
WIndows decided to narrate everything I do. :\
Took me quite a while to realize that I accidentally pressed Windows + Enter. This is quite a frustrating feature, and I don't really see how people are going to use it. What do you think about this feature ?
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:08.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums