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  1. TairikuOkami's Avatar
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       19 Apr 2018 #31

    Wynona said: View Post
    What ... do you wear out the cards? Attachment 185307
    They keep adding like 50 a year, plus a few minor tweaks, like a better GUI, but I just like to keep it updated.
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  2. AndreTen's Avatar
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       19 Apr 2018 #32

    Wynona said: View Post
    What ... do you wear out the cards? Attachment 185307
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       19 Apr 2018 #33

    An OS most people paid for and still get charged for it.
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  4.    20 Apr 2018 #34

    I don't really mind the ads but today they were not in English. This I have a problem with.
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  5.    20 Apr 2018 #35

    Josey Wales said: View Post
    I don't really mind the ads but today they were not in English. This I have a problem with.
    Then it's spam. A terrible indictment of modern software that care little about its users or the Windows legacy.
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  6. Hopachi's Avatar
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       20 Apr 2018 #36

    That Build 17134... not there yet since I'm in the regular release schedule, but it sounds horrifying from the ad perspective.
    Another beast, with hopefully less bugs...

    Doc943 said: View Post
    Then it's spam. A terrible indictment of modern software that care little about its users or the Windows legacy.
    Correct! and this breaks the "Don’t send spam" rule then...
    Ads are Now Being Force Fed! - Windows 10 Forums

    Looking closely at those Ten Commandments:
    Just like Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics, in the long run the rules can be interpreted in a wide variety of ways.
    Three Laws of Robotics - Wikipedia

    Regardless of OS, the ad vs ad-blocker wars will continue.
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  7. Cliff S's Avatar
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       22 Apr 2018 #37

    Here you go Wynona the old school Windows Soli games, no ads: Download Best Of Windows Entertainment Pack - MajorGeeks
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  8. Wynona's Avatar
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       22 Apr 2018 #38

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Here you go Wynona the old school Windows Soli games, no ads: Download Best Of Windows Entertainment Pack - MajorGeeks
    Thanks, Cliff. Got 'em!
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  9. Cliff S's Avatar
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       22 Apr 2018 #39

    Wynona said: View Post
    Thanks, Cliff. Got 'em!

    You're welcome Wynona, have fun killing time
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  10.    25 Apr 2018 #40

    Mirosoft seems intent on preventing you from using those original games. Each new build seems to break the functionality when you upgrade. Forcing a reinstall. sometimes that doesn't even fix it. I was using the App until the adds showed up, then promptly uninstalled it. Microsoft even went as far as advising MVP's to recomend users avoid the old games pack. As it wasn't an official microsoft release and "may" contain nasties. IMHO, the reality was they just wanted you using the App instead. Thats the impression I got from the discusion.
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