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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1171 on: April 23, 2016, 12:40:51 AM »
Notice Windows Defender is now running along side Avast after the latest update:

After another requested re-boot, Defender is now OFF:
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1172 on: April 23, 2016, 01:16:18 AM »
Some new items in the Search and Cortana Settings:
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1173 on: April 23, 2016, 08:57:41 AM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1174 on: April 23, 2016, 08:59:15 AM »
Pentagon to Launch Massive Windows 10 Deployment, Upgrading All 4 Million Computers
http://wccftech.com/pentagon-to-launch-the-largest-windows-10-deployment/

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1175 on: April 27, 2016, 04:37:53 PM »

Please note, of the 5 computers I currently have running Windows 10,
One is on version 1511 and uses Avast for protection,
One is running Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview build 14328 protected by Avast.
The other 1 64 bit and 2 32 bit computers refuse to update unless Avast is totally removed.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1177 on: April 27, 2016, 09:28:09 PM »
I got tired of waiting for my Lumia 640 LTE to receive the Win 10 Mobile upgrade. I installed the mobile Insider app and told it to get the latest build. What I got was version 1511 build 10586.107. As far as I could tell this is not a preview build but rather the release build for Lumia phones. I then went back into the Insider app and left the Preview program and switched to production updates. It then suggested I search for updates and I received 1511-10586.218. So far so good but I notice , in my usage, very little difference from the Windows Phone 8.1 Denim that the phone came with. The biggest difference is that now I have the mobile Edge browser instead of IE. The mail program is a little different and I have 3 Office apps, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Cortana is different too but since I only use that for searches without the voice function, there's no difference for me. There are substantial differences from Phone 8.1 but I don't really use many of the new functions.

I'm assuming I will not be receiving any preview builds now but will only get  normal updates and the full Redstone build when it is released. That's how I want it so I'm satisfied. 
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1181 on: May 08, 2016, 03:52:42 PM »
End of a free update soon http://betanews.com/2016/05/05/windows-10-free-upgrade-offer-ending/
My rumor mill tells me that this is only going to be the end of this offer, an extension for a free conversion
will most likely be extended. :)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1182 on: May 10, 2016, 02:24:27 PM »
Well whatever... run this anyways: https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10
Selling your meta-data is the name of the game for M$ now, else why offer Windows-10 for free.
Keep some sort of control with this free tool which just can be run and does not even have to be installed.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1183 on: May 10, 2016, 02:43:04 PM »
Well whatever... run this anyways: https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10
Selling your meta-data is the name of the game for M$ now, else why offer Windows-10 for free.
Keep some sort of control with this free tool which just can be run and does not even have to be installed.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1184 on: May 10, 2016, 09:48:59 PM »
Well whatever... run this anyways: https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10
Selling your meta-data is the name of the game for M$ now, else why offer Windows-10 for free.
Keep some sort of control with this free tool which just can be run and does not even have to be installed.

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