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  1.    20 Jul 2017 #410

    slicendice said: View Post
    Now there you have a really hazardous computer with all it's memory leaks.
    Yes if your on FB beware. That and some dumb game is all she does on it.
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 v1803 Build 17134.1 (Branch: RS4 Release Preview)
       20 Jul 2017 #411

    Josey Wales said: View Post
    Yes if your on FB beware. That and some dumb game is all she does on it.
    Hahaha, ok! Well FB is another hazard, no matter what OS, browser or app you are using. While multitasking on FB I can easily crash any of my computers/mobiles. It's not the computers, not the OS fault...all is because of FB. Thus I try to keep surfing there at a minimum.
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  3.    20 Jul 2017 #412

    Josey Wales said: View Post
    Per MS that is easy to do. My wife still uses Vista and I cannot even update Firefox on it.
    Per me it's not that easy. My brother uses it mostly but so do I when I need a portable computer larger than my phone. Nice weather, 6AM, balcony and first morning coffee. I check mail and messages including FB, look up the news etc., you know, morning routine. There's no proper AV on it either, it would slow it down considerably. I check it out periodically and very little to none of malware is ever found. It all comes down to careful usage, no AV would ever stop everything. It's not like a computer would magically get infected just by connecting to internet. Most of the time user error is required.
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  4.    20 Jul 2017 #413

    CountMike said: View Post
    Per me it's not that easy. My brother uses it mostly but so do I when I need a portable computer larger than my phone. Nice weather, 6AM, balcony and first morning coffee. I check mail and messages including FB, look up the news etc., you know, morning routine. There's now proper AV on it either, it would slow it down considerably. I check it out periodically and very little to none of malware is ever found. It all comes down to careful usage, no AV would ever stop everything. It's not like a computer would magically get infected just by connecting to internet. Most of the time user error is required.
    My brother in law went 5 years without using any Virus protection.. I went there and ran a bunch of scans with various Av's and MBAM and found nothing. I suppose if you surf wisely and stay out of Porn sites you could do it.
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 v1803 Build 17134.1 (Branch: RS4 Release Preview)
       20 Jul 2017 #414

    I remember there was a time when installing XP and the computer was connected to internet, it would get infected straight away, even before the setup was completed.

    Now I just can't remember the name of the malware...
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    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17083
       20 Jul 2017 #415

    Josey Wales said: View Post
    Per MS that is easy to do. My wife still uses Vista and I cannot even update Firefox on it.
    I just brought my son-in-law's Vista machine into the 21st century with Windows 10. He used Chrome, and it got to the point that it wouldn't update, and the old versions were very slow and probably dangerous, but he only surfed groups on Facebook, so he was rather safe.

    It's now sitting in a closet, as a backup machine. Daughter's Lappy just went from Windows 7 to Windows 10 with almost no effort.
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  7.    20 Jul 2017 #416

    Wynona said: View Post
    I just brought my son-in-law's Vista machine into the 21st century with Windows 10. He used Chrome, and it got to the point that it wouldn't update, and the old versions were very slow and probably dangerous, but he only surfed groups on Facebook, so he was rather safe.

    It's now sitting in a closet, as a backup machine. Daughter's Lappy just went from Windows 7 to Windows 10 with almost no effort.
    Her machine is about 10 years old 3gb of memory a slow HD and a giant problem between the chair and keyboard!
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    Triple Boot Windows 10 IP Build 17643/Windows Server IP Build 17623/Debian Unstable Ker
       20 Jul 2017 #417

    remember there was a time when installing XP and the computer was connected to internet, it would get infected straight away, even before the setup was completed.


    I was no infected but I was probed within seconds of setting up an Internet connection several years. I was pretty astonished.
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    Triple Boot Windows 10 IP Build 17643/Windows Server IP Build 17623/Debian Unstable Ker
       20 Jul 2017 #418

    CountMike said: View Post
    Some parts are already there and don't need to be downloaded again. It would be enough to MS releases ISO at same time, no need to switch to ESD type update.

    Precisely. They could just put up the ISO in a timely manner. But then again they do need to test the upgrade process going forward. My guess is that the driver is not technology but the bean counters.
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    64-bit Win10 Pro Insider Build 17655
       20 Jul 2017 #419

    this build is really good..
    I mean like, exceptional..

    - Windows10 is turning into a seriously beautiful piece of kit..
    - that goes for Xbox and Mobile, too - really ace!!
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