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MarkSitkowski
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7/28/2015 | 6:31:03 PM
Collateral Damage?
At the end of the day, I'm not really interested in the fluff and chrome. The issues nobody has mentioned in all the marketing hype, are

a) How much of my disk will the installation trash?

b) How many of the hundreds of applications on my PC will stop working?

 
Eldorado
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Eldorado,
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7/28/2015 | 9:56:52 AM
Upgrading while not having personnal ISP
There are many who do not have an internet connection at home, and spend lots of time at places that offer free Wi-Fi. Some locations have rather slow connections. How will this work for them if they have reserved the Windows 10 upgrade but cannot complete the download before the location closes? Will they be able to pick up the download where it left off? This may cause some Sirius issues for them, if they must leave in the middle of the upgrade.
SaneIT
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7/28/2015 | 8:20:15 AM
Re: Dev functions
Cortana does sound a bit like Clippy, let's hope that it is more Siri like and on demand than Clippy like and constantly popping up with advice.  The last thing I want is Cortana telling me jokes while I'm opening documents.

 

The thing that I still don't get is why Microsoft keeps saying "free for the first year".  If you've got a device with Win 7 or 8 then why does it matter if you upgrade in the first year? Or does Microsoft plan on an OS subscription that will turn into an annual fee?  The wording of that just seems odd to me.
shamika
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7/28/2015 | 6:21:14 AM
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I like the fact that they have made it free for people who has windows 7 or 8.1. This will help them to grab the market soon.
SachinEE
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7/27/2015 | 2:30:21 PM
Re: Dev functions
Cortana is like the paper clip guy, only she is present everywhere. I wonder if Cortana would be customisable from the start.
SachinEE
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SachinEE,
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7/27/2015 | 2:29:10 PM
Dev functions
PowerShell would be game changing if done right. I also heard the dev support would be better since this is a one platform experience hence devs can develop mobile apps and launch then on the OS without worrying about compatibility issues. Consumers and normal users can heave a sigh of relief now.


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