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    Windows 7, 8.1, 10 | Linux
       29 Nov 2014 #10

    Wew, Cool

    Long live Microsoft
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  2.    29 Nov 2014 #11

    lehnerus2000 said: View Post
    The thing is didn't MS say that problematic W8 update was mandatory (I could be thinking of a different update though)?

    It didn't affect me as I'm not running W8.
    I was referring to the 8.0 to 8.1 update/upgrade. There were some that couldn't upgrade to 8.1 because their CPU was missing a feature required in 8.1. They are stuck running 8.0. Microsoft treated the 8.1 upgrade like a SP so end of support for Windows 8.0 is 2 years after the release of 8.1. It's something like that. I just got up and haven't had my first cup of coffee yet. Anyway, support for 8.0 is shorter than it normally would have been.
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       29 Nov 2014 #12

    alphanumeric said: View Post
    There were some that couldn't upgrade to 8.1 because their CPU was missing a feature required in 8.1.
    I think it was one of these: What are PAE, NX, and SSE2? - Windows Help
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       29 Nov 2014 #13

    Lady Fitzgerald said: View Post
    I will be very disappointed if M$ takes the approach Win 8.x has of you must update to the next version, whether you like it or not, to be able to keep getting security updates, which is what it sounds like Nadella is talking about.
    If you go to this thread below, you'll see that's precisely what I mentioned back in September. Windows will be updated sort of like Google Chrome, where you don't even really know what version you're on. It's just the most current version, all the time.

    Windows to be called Windows 10
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  5.    29 Nov 2014 #14

    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    alphanumeric said: View Post
    There were some that couldn't upgrade to 8.1 because their CPU was missing a feature required in 8.1.
    I think it was one of these: What are PAE, NX, and SSE2? - Windows Help
    Yeah, I think your right, I think it was one of those features. It would be older hardware that would catch you out. My oldest CPU is a Athlon II, and all my PC's have AMD CPU's. It didn't affect me.
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       29 Nov 2014 #15

    alphanumeric said: View Post
    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    alphanumeric said: View Post
    There were some that couldn't upgrade to 8.1 because their CPU was missing a feature required in 8.1.
    I think it was one of these: What are PAE, NX, and SSE2? - Windows Help
    Yeah, I think your right, I think it was one of those features. It would be older hardware that would catch you out. My oldest CPU is a Athlon II, and all my PC's have AMD CPU's. It didn't affect me.
    It really doesn't need to be that old. Some CPUs by design don't support at least one of them.

    I'm got/getting lucky squeezing by with a Intel duo core Pentium D. I'm pretty sure the prior generation didn't support one of them if I remember correctly.
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  7.    29 Nov 2014 #16

    To be honest I'd rather wait a but more and get the product we deserve rather than a rushed bit part upgrade as previously.
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    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.3 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home 1703 (64 bit), W10 Pro 1703 (64 bit) VM
       29 Nov 2014 #17

    That's it


    alphanumeric said: View Post
    I was referring to the 8.0 to 8.1 update/upgrade. There were some that couldn't upgrade to 8.1 because their CPU was missing a feature required in 8.1. They are stuck running 8.0.
    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    I think it was one of these: What are PAE, NX, and SSE2? - Windows Help
    alphanumeric said: View Post
    Yeah, I think your right, I think it was one of those features. It would be older hardware that would catch you out. My oldest CPU is a Athlon II, and all my PC's have AMD CPU's. It didn't affect me.
    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    It really doesn't need to be that old. Some CPUs by design don't support at least one of them.
    That is the one I was thinking of. :)

    Some people stated that their machine was purchased with W8 pre-installed and they couldn't update/upgrade.
    Last edited by lehnerus2000; 29 Nov 2014 at 18:25. Reason: Quote Added
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       29 Nov 2014 #18

    I think Wynona was one of them. She's seemed to be pretty disappointed by it and rightfully so.
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