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Postby SYN_Blackrat » Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:23 pm

So today I find a new icon in the notifications area of my Win 7 OS, its my free upgrade to Windows 10 on the 29th July.

Anyone looked into this yet or any thoughts?
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Per » Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:40 pm

Had it to and actually preordered my copy. A good friend of mine whom I trust and who is in the Industry says he think it is pretty good.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Vorlander » Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:58 pm

I have the same Blacky.

Im going to run Win 10 asap
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Vander » Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:50 pm

Pre-order can't hurt anyways, so I'm doing it for all our Pc's / laptops
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Blackrat » Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:49 am

Weird one machine has it the other doesn't, both running win7 Home and both genuine, one is OEM though the other retail which doesn't have the icon.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Vander » Tue Jun 02, 2015 7:26 am

Same here, but both are OEM in my case. I guess they are not doing it all at once?
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Flashman » Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:43 pm

I have this icon too. I'll let you mugs bugger up your machines first!
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Bandy » Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:24 pm

Was going to post this very topic earlier, but thought nay, nobody would be interested...

Microsoft triggers Windows 10 nag campaign on Windows 7, 8.1 devices
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A small Windows logo icon appears in the notification section of the task bar -- at the bottom right of the screen -- and clicking the icon launches the Get Windows 10 app. Currently the only thing users can do is reserve a copy, a process that requires a single click in the app. Anyone who wants a confirmation must also provide an email address.

Between now and July 29, however, the app will download and install other updates that Microsoft said will be necessary "to make the final installation go more quickly." The upgrade files -- about 3GB worth -- will be silently download to the device in the background, on or after July 29, and the user will be told when it's ready to install. It was unclear if everyone who reserved a copy through Get Windows 10 will receive the all-clear on July 29. "When your upgrade is ready after July 29, 2015, you get a notification that lets you get started,"
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"Can't wait for the million f---ing tickets I'm gonna have about this icon," wrote someone identified as tribulator22, presumably an IT or help desk administrator.

Users can kill the task bar icon by selecting "Customize" from the task bar's notification area -- the option is under the small up-arrow at the left of the section -- then choosing "GWX" and setting it to "Hide icon and notifications."

Alternately, users can remove the Get Windows 10 app and its marketing push by uninstalling KB3035583 from the Windows Update pane. (On Computerworld's Windows 7 PCs, Get Windows 10 did not appear in the Control Panel section devoted to uninstalling programs.)


http://www.computerworld.com/article/2929024/microsoft-windows/microsoft-triggers-windows-10-nag-campaign-on-windows-7-8-1-devices.html?phint=newt%3Dcomputerworld_dailynews&phint=idg_eid%3D3b583fb627dea943354256cf87ff6610#tk.CTWNLE_nlt_pm_2015-06-01
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Blackrat » Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:34 pm

What I am reading is some people have seen improvements in gaming using the windows 10 Beta, up to 30%, I avoided win8 as IMO every other windows release is a lemon, so hopefully this is the one, so far XP and win 7 have been the one for me.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby SYN_Per » Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:35 pm

Yeah, same here. I don´t like updates of the OS, but this seems to use the Kernel more efficiently. Up to 30% better, so I´m having a go eventually. I do like 7 though.
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