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  1. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 139
    Tried 10 Returned to 8.1
       02 Oct 2015 #11

    waltc said: View Post
    I suppose you could do that, but there's no future in it...

    7/8.1 are running on borrowed time as it is...
    Windows 8.1 supports ends 1/10/2023

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/msl-windows-81

    WOW! That's some borrowed time.
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  2. Joined : Jun 2014
    United States
    Posts : 132
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
       02 Oct 2015 #12

    gator2013 said: View Post
    Windows 8.1 supports ends 1/10/2023

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/msl-windows-81

    WOW! That's some borrowed time.
    Looks like I'm good for awhile yet.
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  3. Joined : Dec 2013
    England
    Posts : 839
    Windows IP 15014Windows 14393.693
       02 Oct 2015 #13

    popeye said: View Post
    Looks like I'm good for awhile yet.
    Me too
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  4. Joined : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,394
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.1 MATE (64 bit), W10IP VM, W10 Home
       02 Oct 2015 #14

    waltc said: View Post
    I suppose you could do that, but there's no future in it...

    7/8.1 are running on borrowed time as it is...
    Only if people jump on the W10 bandwagon.
    Based on the stat site I normally visit, W10 should overtake W8.1 around December or January.

    If people (and more importantly businesses) stop installing it and roll back to W7 (or W8.1) MS may find itself in the same position it was in when Vista was rejected.
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  5. Joined : Jun 2014
    United States
    Posts : 132
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
       02 Oct 2015 #15

    lehnerus2000 said: View Post
    Only if people jump on the W10 bandwagon.
    Based on the stat site I normally visit, W10 should overtake W8.1 around December or January.

    If people (and more importantly businesses) stop installing it and roll back to W7 (or W8.1) MS may find itself in the same position it was in when Vista was rejected.
    Honestly that number doesn't seem that great to me especially since it is a free upgrade for most. Of course they want to put a positive spin on it.
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  6.    02 Oct 2015 #16

    waltc said: View Post
    I suppose you could do that, but there's no future in it...

    7/8.1 are running on borrowed time as it is...
    LOL,
    I will let all those XP user's know that, you didn't even include them
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 163
    Wds10 - OEM
       02 Oct 2015 #17

    Finally got it to work the way I like ... So far so good ..
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  8. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 181
    Windows 10
       02 Oct 2015 #18

    I noticed that Windows 10 saved me a huge amount of storage space on my boot SSD (compared to Windows 7).

    Since I have a 120 GB SSD, the saving is quite significant.
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  9. Joined : Jun 2014
    United States
    Posts : 132
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
       02 Oct 2015 #19

    satchmo said: View Post
    I noticed that Windows 10 saved me a huge amount of storage space on my boot SSD (compared to Windows 7).

    Since I have a 120 GB SSD, the saving is quite significant.
    People going from older OS like 7 or further back may notice big improvements especially if they never tried 8.1. Just a fact 8 started off very bad, 8.1 was a HUGE improvement, sadly most skipped it because of the bad rap. I love my 8.1 Pro with Classic Shell. I'm not going to the even more cloud based 10 anytime soon.
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  10.    02 Oct 2015 #20

    satchmo said: View Post
    I noticed that Windows 10 saved me a huge amount of storage space on my boot SSD (compared to Windows 7).

    Since I have a 120 GB SSD, the saving is quite significant.
    yes 10 (64bit) is about 11GB
    and 7 (64bit) is about 20GB, 8 is about the same

    However, I suspect much of this is due to the fact that they removed so many of Windows 7 features from the 10 OS. While smaller, it offers less in functionality, that is the trade I suppose.

    What many people don't know is that voice (Cortana) was available in Windows 7, as was touch capabilities. They simply repackaged them in 10 and Windows 8. a little trivia fact.
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