Windows 10: Win10 build 10049 Impressions

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  1.    14 Apr 2015 #51

    I've been using Win10 as my primary OS for a week or two now (upgraded from Win8.1 as I was too lazy to reinstall everything)
    I usually sleep it when not using it as my CPU fan tends to be running a lot (I have a lot of things running).

    I am having issues with Firefox when resuming from sleep (I've also tried rebooting and that doesn't seem to help).
    It takes forever for the page(s) to load (I typically have 20+ tabs open) and I have to launch Flash videos twice before they will play.
    After fighting through this for the first several minutes things tend to settle down and work normally.

    I'll live with it this way for now. Eventually I'll get a new system, will put a clean copy of Win10 on it, and then will wade through installing all of my specialized stuff onto it. Not looking forward to that.

    EDIT: Just found 34 instances of Flash running in Task Manager
    Last edited by usasma; 14 Apr 2015 at 07:00.
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    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       14 Apr 2015 #52

    usasma said: View Post
    I've been using Win10 as my primary OS for a week or two now (upgraded from Win8.1 as I was too lazy to reinstall everything)
    I usually sleep it when not using it as my CPU fan tends to be running a lot (I have a lot of things running).

    I am having issues with Firefox when resuming from sleep (I've also tried rebooting and that doesn't seem to help).
    It takes forever for the page(s) to load (I typically have 20+ tabs open) and I have to launch Flash videos twice before they will play.
    After fighting through this for the first several minutes things tend to settle down and work normally.

    I'll live with it this way for now. Eventually I'll get a new system, will put a clean copy of Win10 on it, and then will wade through installing all of my specialized stuff onto it. Not looking forward to that.

    EDIT: Just found 34 instances of Flash running in Task Manager
    Just a "shot in the dark", but the first thing I would do is to reinstall Firefox. Next, I would go into Device Manager and look for stuff that may show it's not working properly. Sometimes things aren't as they seem.

    In mine, Bluetooth showed a yellow splat. I updated the drivers in that and voila! Everything network finally works as it should. There were two Bluetooth devices that are network associated that I guess Windows needed; Personal Area Network and RFCOMM Protocol TDI.
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  3.    16 Apr 2015 #53

    No issues in Device Manager - but this is an upgrade from Win8.1
    It did have problems in Device Manager then (the AMD graphics card wasn't signed properly - Samsung requires an Intel signature, go figure!) - but those problems are gone now.

    The bad video card thing caused me to not be able to play games. So I'll have to try that after the next couple of steps:
    - installation of the Win10 developer tools preview
    - backup and re-installation of Firefox
    - back of the entire system (and verification of the Acronis and Western Digital software that I'm using from Win8.1)

    For many, many years I have advised against upgrade installs of Windows. I was hoping that this one would be different.
    Despite my initial pleasure at the success of the upgrade, I'm finding too many little issues that detract from my experience.
    I'm probably going to end up wiping this drive and installing W10 clean - but that'll require several days of work, so it's not going to happen soon.
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  4.    22 Apr 2015 #54

    Hello, I'm using HC-Daybreak theme on Win 8
    Special Themes (AeroLite and High Contrast variations) - Page 4
    You can see if it works with Win 10, and post some screens, please?
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  5.    22 Apr 2015 #55

    Pallocchio said: View Post
    Hello, I'm using HC-Daybreak theme on Win 8
    Special Themes (AeroLite and High Contrast variations) - Page 4
    You can see if it works with Win 10, and post some screens, please?
    I think it would be best if you did that testing yourself.
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  6.    22 Apr 2015 #56

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I think it would be best if you did that testing yourself.
    Good idea. . .I detest testing for others. . .it always messes up my system. . .
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  7.    22 Apr 2015 #57

    Lee said: View Post
    Good idea. . .I detest testing for others. . .it always messes up my system. . .
    Correct.. it just feels like I'm doing someone else homework and that I totally detest. Give it a try and we can help if needed.
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       22 Apr 2015 #58

    I test for myself-- I post results for others.... That is what pre-alpha, alpha & beta testing is all about if you're not a Developer.
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  9.    22 Apr 2015 #59

    ksdixon said: View Post
    i'm all about having things at a glance, or in as less mouse clicks as possible.
    So you place your taskbar as far as possible on the left? How does that make any sense?
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  10.    22 Apr 2015 #60

    fracking4oil said: View Post
    So you place your taskbar as far as possible on the left? How does that make any sense?
    It doesn't have to mak sense to you.. as long as the user digs it that's all that matters.
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