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  1. Posts : 14,795
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       #70

    slicendice said:
    Here in Finland we get 300/50Mbit LTE with unlimited data. Fast and cheap considering we are talking mobile tech. They are already talking about Gbit speeds too and test has been done. :)
    Yeah Scandinavian countries are great in this respect.

    In US, they often only have one or two providers in a region, as their original telecoms systems were never fully integrated as US is so massive.

    In Europe, most countries (each much smaller than US, coupled with a higher population density) had a single state telecom system infrastructure, and most have been privatised with normally quite strict rules encouraging competition, it means you can be anywhere in country practically - even in quite remote locations, but choose whatever provider you wish.

    This is less true with 4G mobiles e.g. in UK all claim 95% coverage, but that is disengenous as it is 95% of population, not area, so out in the sticks, reception is often non-existent. Also, even in towns, you get lots of blackspots. So the 95% of population is a gross exaggeration - I would bet realistically it is around 70%!
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  2. Posts : 19,482
    W11+W11 Developer Insider + Linux
       #71

    The other computer is still playing Duracell rabbit, going and going and going and never getting there. 55%.
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  3. Posts : 7,254
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       #72

    My insider machine is all uptodate.
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  4. Posts : 50,055
    Windows 10 Home 64bit 21H1 and insider builds
       #73

    cereberus said:
    Yeah Scandinavian countries are great in this respect.

    In US, they often only have one or two providers in a region, as their original telecoms systems were never fully integrated as US is so massive.

    In Europe, most countries (each much smaller than US, coupled with a higher population density) had a single state telecom system infrastructure, and most have been privatised with normally quite strict rules encouraging competition, it means you can be anywhere in country practically - even in quite remote locations, but choose whatever provider you wish.

    This is less true with 4G mobiles e.g. in UK all claim 95% coverage, but that is disengenous as it is 95% of population, not area, so out in the sticks, reception is often non-existent. Also, even in towns, you get lots of blackspots. So the 95% of population is a gross exaggeration - I would bet realistically it is around 70%!
    The other advantage the UK has is the well developed cable TV network by Virgin Media which also supplies the fastest package available 200Mb/sec. All other providers have to rely on the BT infrastructure which is not as fast.
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  5. Posts : 19,482
    W11+W11 Developer Insider + Linux
       #74

    cereberus said:
    Yeah Scandinavian countries are great in this respect.

    In US, they often only have one or two providers in a region, as their original telecoms systems were never fully integrated as US is so massive.

    In Europe, most countries (each much smaller than US, coupled with a higher population density) had a single state telecom system infrastructure, and most have been privatised with normally quite strict rules encouraging competition, it means you can be anywhere in country practically - even in quite remote locations, but choose whatever provider you wish.

    This is less true with 4G mobiles e.g. in UK all claim 95% coverage, but that is disengenous as it is 95% of population, not area, so out in the sticks, reception is often non-existent. Also, even in towns, you get lots of blackspots. So the 95% of population is a gross exaggeration - I would bet realistically it is around 70%!
    There was a campaign here couple of years ago to bring internet, IP and mobile phone to remote areas and indeed only tunnels are without it but it's all on low scale speed wise. In other words it's there but barely.
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  6. wen
    Posts : 273
    WINDOWS 10 PRO INSIDER PREVIEW
       #75

    WEKJR said:
    Installing now at 88% Seems to be going fine. I'm in Houston and the sun just came out even though it is still raining...Kinda scary. Now to dinner and let the Insider do its thing.


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    WEKJR - GOD be with you and ALL of Texas. Amen

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  7. Posts : 1,174
    Windows 1.00 to Windows 11 Pro 64-bit Build 22000.194
       #76

    'Twas installed when I got up this morning.
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  8. Posts : 633
    Win 10 Pro x64 1607 (Build 14393.953)
       #77

    Reporting for duty, SIR!


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    Great tweak!

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  9. Posts : 67
    Win 10 Insider
       #78

    fjk61011 said:
    'Twas installed when I got up this morning.
    Me too, didn't have to do anything except password.
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  10. Posts : 629
    windows 10
       #79

    not a good start

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    got this twice
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