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  1.    13 Sep 2015 #51
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    BRINK: I just wanted to say Thanks! for posting this. Good scoop.

    But also I should take this opportunity to apologize: I thought the thread title was referring to some game I had never heard of but that my four age 15-28 yr. old sons may know of - never bothered to read until now. I asked them and they had never heard of "Threshold 2"!

    NOW I KNOW SOMETHING THEY DON'T! Bwahahahahahaaaa!
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  2.    13 Sep 2015 #52
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    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281

    Quote Originally Posted by Word Man View Post
    BRINK: I just wanted to say Thanks! for posting this. Good scoop.

    But also I should take this opportunity to apologize: I thought the thread title was referring to some game I had never heard of but that my four age 15-28 yr. old sons may know of - never bothered to read until now. I asked them and they had never heard of "Threshold 2"!

    NOW I KNOW SOMETHING THEY DON'T! Bwahahahahahaaaa!
    Don't you just hate it when your kids know more about computers than you do!?
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  3.    13 Sep 2015 #53
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona View Post
    Don't you just hate it when your kids know more about computers than you do!?
    Indeed! But I think I'm gaining on the 15 year old - he asked me: "Hey, Papa, what is that forum called?" PLUS it looks like the 23 year old got a headache trying to choose a laptop and has just ordered the same laptop I have so he can benefit from my "experience" - LOL.
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  4.    13 Sep 2015 #54

    No kids for me "thank God" , i could barely manage myself.
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  5.    13 Sep 2015 #55
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    Quote Originally Posted by Word Man View Post
    Indeed! But I think I'm gaining on the 15 year old - he asked me: "Hey, Papa, what is that forum called?"
    Remember, your worst day at work will still be better than your best day with your teenager.
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  6.    13 Sep 2015 #56
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary View Post
    If it ever becomes that,, I will glade return to Linux.
    I guess you missed the "an option" part of my post, as in optional?
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  7.    13 Sep 2015 #57
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    Upstate NY, USA
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    I can't see people buying a new computer every time they want a Windows update. I know I won't. IMO I see Microsoft keeping updates (security and bug fixes) free and in the future charging for upgrades (new features) for Windows.
    Of course not. It may take a while before a more powerful system is needed, sooner for gamers and other power users. I should have said eventually require a better system. It certainly won't happen every year or even 5 years probably. They will miss a whole cycle this time though by giving it away for free. I just think they want as many people on it as soon as possible so they can cut support for older versions sooner and save money that way.

    If they hold true to what they said which was that all updates and even upgrades (since 10 is the last version of Windows) would be free for the life of the device, then they won't charge this first wave of upgraders anything, ever, as long as they are still using that machine. With the change to how activations are handled, they will know if changes are made that warrant a new purchase.
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  8.    13 Sep 2015 #58
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    I think subscription will be an option at some point. It just won't be the only option. Like Office is now, you can buy it outright or pay by subscription. Your choice.
    That may happen with future purchases. I was talking about this first wave of upgraders. We will never have to pay a subscription as long as we still use the same machines.
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  9.    13 Sep 2015 #59
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    Quote Originally Posted by fredc View Post
    No kids for me "thank God" , i could barely manage myself.
    so your the reason we need immigrants, lol
    just kidding really ,If it wasn't for immigrants I would be living in England
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  10.    13 Sep 2015 #60
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dch48 View Post
    That may happen with future purchases. I was talking about this first wave of upgraders. We will never have to pay a subscription as long as we still use the same machines.
    Yes, the free upgrade is free for the life of the device.
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