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Old 08-13-2015, 07:35 AM   #21
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This is written while running Win 10, so far (except for problems importing/managing all my prior IE favorites) no problems.

This system (2007? HP All in One Touchscreen) started life with Vista, upgraded to Win 8 then 8.1.
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Old 08-13-2015, 07:50 AM   #22
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We have two win8.1 laptops and two WIN7 Laptops and finally yesterday got the last WIN7 laptop upgraded to WIN 10.

Had a couple of glitches both having to do with FIREFOX apps.

I have heard that WIN10 and FLDIGI for Radio Teletype apps is not fully compatible. I am sure future updates will fix that... I am still using my DEL M90's on XP-PRO running my radio apps which don't get on the internet all that much anyway.

So for all seems to running just fine...

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Old 08-13-2015, 07:10 PM   #23
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Is there a way to turn off the fully automatic updates? I life in an RV full time and am on a metered internet usage plan 99% of the time. I want to be able to turn off auto updates so I can do it when I'm on a non metered internet connection. Is this possible with 10 as it is with 8.1?

Yes u can turn off automatic updates. Even if u leave it on automatic updates, it says it will not perform them when u are on a metered connection.
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Old 08-13-2015, 08:17 PM   #24
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I quit using anything windows related 3 years ago, Apple is the way to go!
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Old 08-13-2015, 09:40 PM   #25
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I quit using anything windows related 3 years ago, Apple is the way to go!
As long as you don't need to use anything requiring Flash, or mind a random closing of websights, or use YouTube. Or is that just because my iPad has reached is useful life of four years?
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I quit using anything windows related 3 years ago, Apple is the way to go!
Apple's OSX is only half-decent because it is built on top of Unix, but crippled so that Apple can keep you in their wall-garden and collect your money for services.

If you all want to truly upgrade switch to a desktop-focused Linux or Unix distribution. They are quite easy to install as long as there are no hardware support issues. I use Ubuntu, but Linux Mint is also a good option. If you want to "reinvigorate" an old computer, swap out the harddrive for an SSD and install Linux!
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i actually have Ubuntu 10 on a work computer and it is pretty great compaired to windows, Fast, lean and mean. Windows 7 on my primary workstation at work. But I am not connected to the outside world.... Because I work for the Board of Elections and my work station has to be isolated!
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Old 08-23-2015, 07:25 PM   #28
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Finally got around to updating my Surface Pro 3 with Win 10. Painless upgrade and I like how it runs and quickness. Only issue is that my sound does not work. Spent most of this afternoon/evening trying all the fixes and Driver updates. Will keep trying as I see there are a lot of others with similar issues with the sound & Win 10.

Only good news is I do not have to listen to any more of those cute Cat videos on YouTube
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OK I`m now getting the prompt to upgrade to windows 10. Will let my son handle this as he is a computer whiz.
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