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Old 06-01-2015, 10:49 PM   #1
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Windows 10

So who got their little Windows 10 icon in their tray today?
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Old 06-01-2015, 10:58 PM   #2
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Old 06-01-2015, 11:46 PM   #3
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I got it [Get Windows 10]. I'm running 8.1 that I upgraded from 8.

From what I've read, this will be an invitation to reserve an automatic upgrade which will become available July 29th.

Scary huh.

ETA: I made the reservation. It will automatically download and notify me when it's ready to be installed.

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Old 06-02-2015, 06:06 AM   #4
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I got one too. I'm on 7 ATM.

Anyone know anything about our new overlord?
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Old 06-02-2015, 06:44 AM   #5
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I'm getting emotionally ready for the upgrade. It's hard because the last time I decided to just go ahead and trust Microsoft, I wound up with Windows ME.
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Old 06-02-2015, 02:23 PM   #6
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Imma gonna do a data back up first.
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Old 06-02-2015, 03:12 PM   #7
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So who got their little Windows 10 icon in their tray today?
I didn't see it until you said something about it.

I looked.

There it is.
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Old 06-02-2015, 04:58 PM   #8
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People are saying the icon is adware or nagware and I suppose it is; but if you want it, and you have Win 7 SP1, Win 8 or 8.1, turn on Windows Updates.

It does allow us to reserve a free copy of Win 10 and that is a fair deal

It was a Windows Update that installed this icon/nagware/Win 10 reservation system... which is not really all that trustworthy... but it's 2015 and there you go. Everyone else has turned our devices and Internet services into payload for ads or paid services, so why not mother Microsoft?
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:27 AM   #9
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Window's Update isn't trustworthy? Honest question, I really don't know. I assumed it was, since it came from the mother ship.
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Old 06-03-2015, 10:23 AM   #10
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It's fine, but it is something we need to depend on, critical infrastructure, and so it's iffy that they use it to send along nagware.

I support Win-based solutions now and I have to instruct people to stop Windows Update for video wall systems.
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Old 06-03-2015, 02:56 PM   #11
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Not I.

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I didn't see it until you said something about it.

I looked.

There it is.
!

There it is!

Thanks Grav.
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:54 PM   #12
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I have it too. I'm afraid of messing with it. Things are fine here as is.

I'm old and in the way... and I know it.
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Old 06-08-2015, 05:24 PM   #13
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I don't have it but that's OK, 7 Pro allows me to run XP in a virtual so I can run outlook express. No idea what 10 will or won't do.
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Old 06-08-2015, 05:34 PM   #14
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What is this Windows 10 you are speaking of? It must not be for Apple our systems just work. Till they break down.
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Old 06-08-2015, 05:46 PM   #15
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These are not for you, these are for the systems that cost about half what yours cost.
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