Windows 10: Lets hear how your PC's performing with Win 10 vs Win 7 .

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  1.    02 Sep 2015 #21

    fredc said: View Post
    Don't give up yet , i went through a lot more frustration than that , i reinstalled 7 times already , no joke . Yes, i am missing a few marbles , no sane person would suffer that much but i have a lot of free time.
    Nope, I'm done. The problem now is the d**n thing is still in my updates and wants to reinstall when I do updates.......
    Looking at the Ubuntu DVD I burned about a month ago to try on an older computer......... It's looking more appealing by the minute.
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  2.    02 Sep 2015 #22

    awalt said: View Post
    I am very pleased with WIndows 10 Pro. I came from Windows 7 x64, I briefly tried Windows 8 and hated it, so I was afraid to try Windows 8.1 even though I read it was better. I only have a few minor irritations, like I can't customize the Lock screen, the microphone sound records very low compared to Windows 7 and backup is a little confusing (I still do the Windows 7 backup which is a setting?), but that' about it. I got to WIndows 10 as an upgrade which went very smoothly on a HP Zbook 17 laptop.
    Oh and I almost forgot, needed updates to Quicktime and Samsung Magician to fully support Windows 10, but it isn't hurting me that they haven;t been updated.
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  3.    03 Sep 2015 #23

    Was really frustrated last night so did some more reading and found a program (app) to disable Microsoft's snooping, also realized all the problems I was having was Upgrade related and would not be a problem with a clean install. So have my security key ready, download the ISO and burn it, do a clean install and shazam! It's running like a top, no problems, random or otherwise, been reinstalling all my normal programs and configuring the OS the way I want it (as much as possible at this point).
    Sooooo basically with most of the negatives and problems removed/disabled I find it's a little faster than 7 but not really all that much, boot time is about the same.
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       03 Sep 2015 #24

    Was really frustrated last night so did some more reading and found a program (app) to disable Microsoft's snooping,
    If you don't mind, what is the name of the program or its URL?
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       03 Sep 2015 #25

    Ringel05 said: View Post
    Was really frustrated last night so did some more reading and found a program (app) to disable Microsoft's snooping, also realized all the problems I was having was Upgrade related and would not be a problem with a clean install. So have my security key ready, download the ISO and burn it, do a clean install and shazam! It's running like a top, no problems, random or otherwise, been reinstalling all my normal programs and configuring the OS the way I want it (as much as possible at this point).
    Sooooo basically with most of the negatives and problems removed/disabled I find it's a little faster than 7 but not really all that much, boot time is about the same.
    I am glad that you stuck it out with Win10 Hope you have no more problems. Good job!!
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  6.    03 Sep 2015 #26

    One thing to factor in is that immediately after installation, the computer spends quite a bit of time rebuilding indexes, and I believe the Installer also spends time trying to compress updates (although there shouldn't be too many of these). So you may find the peak speed is achieved when it was been run for a few days and settled down.
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       03 Sep 2015 #27

    Ringel05 said: View Post
    Was really frustrated last night so did some more reading and found a program (app) to disable Microsoft's snooping, also realized all the problems I was having was Upgrade related and would not be a problem with a clean install. So have my security key ready, download the ISO and burn it, do a clean install and shazam! It's running like a top, no problems, random or otherwise, been reinstalling all my normal programs and configuring the OS the way I want it (as much as possible at this point).
    Sooooo basically with most of the negatives and problems removed/disabled I find it's a little faster than 7 but not really all that much, boot time is about the same.
    Frustration is my middle name but i'm also glad to see you didn't give up , it's good to have someone else that gets as frustrated and disgusted as you do .

    Welcome aboard my friend.
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    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       03 Sep 2015 #28

    My Windows 10 boots 10 times faster than 7 Did with the same hardware. It used to take ~2 minutes to boot 7. now Windows 10 boots in less than one minute.
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  9.    03 Sep 2015 #29

    Berton said: View Post
    If you don't mind, what is the name of the program or its URL?
    http://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10


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  10.    03 Sep 2015 #30

    Also for those who want the old Windows Games back:

    https://mega.nz/#!kws13JTb!kGWWv3JT3...s-zWV5mht3FNUU
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