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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #30 on: October 09, 2014, 03:45:21 AM »
Read THIS

It is the most jaw dropping thing you will ever read about Windows 10. Talk about a MASSIVE invasion of ones privacy.
Nothing new. The same things have gone on in every preview version. It's much ado about nothing once again.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #31 on: October 09, 2014, 02:20:48 PM »
Read THIS

It is the most jaw dropping thing you will ever read about Windows 10. Talk about a MASSIVE invasion of ones privacy.
If that bother you, I suggest you never sign up to do any beta testing. Not even for avast!.
Sharing information of all types is a part of the beta testing process. Easy enough to avoid by simply no participating.
You wouldn't share your precious information but you also miss out on all the fun and excitement of being among the first
to try something brand new. :)
You can also find a further explanation about the so called "key Logger" claim at:
http://www.zdnet.com/windows-10-youve-got-questions-ive-got-answers-7000034462/
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #32 on: October 09, 2014, 04:15:20 PM »

             http://youtu.be/HPbwlBOpW0w
Just to clarify, once pinned to the Start Menu, a right click option also gives you the option to
unpin it from the start menu. The same goes for the task bar pin.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #33 on: October 09, 2014, 06:00:48 PM »
Read THIS

It is the most jaw dropping thing you will ever read about Windows 10. Talk about a MASSIVE invasion of ones privacy.
If that bother you, I suggest you never sign up to do any beta testing. Not even for avast!.
Sharing information of all types is a part of the beta testing process. Easy enough to avoid by simply no participating.
You wouldn't share your precious information but you also miss out on all the fun and excitement of being among the first
to try something brand new. :)
You can also find a further explanation about the so called "key Logger" claim at:
http://www.zdnet.com/windows-10-youve-got-questions-ive-got-answers-7000034462/
Good old Ed Bott, always the voice of reason. He's one of the few commenters/ reviewers I can stand.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #34 on: October 09, 2014, 06:02:52 PM »
I think there already is too much on the taskbar. I removed the store and I would like to be able to remove the task view and search icons as well. Currently, you can't but I hope they add the ability in at some point.

Another quirk. In CCleaner, the OS is reported as Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview. Something didn't get changed in the code.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #35 on: October 09, 2014, 09:15:48 PM »
Very True bob!

I'm not so much bothered by M$ watching me (actually, I could careless). But in the hours of my frustration, I didn't bother reading jackcrap from the install stuff, so I was unaware. It's the price I pay, I guess... Regardless, I know, M$ won't steal anything like banking info, or purposely watch you too see all of one's personal activites.

I will most likely dual boot anyways and only use 10 when I need it or want to test some more things. 10 is too unsafe without AV's or anything... Although, your best AV, is common sense, in my opinion


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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #36 on: October 09, 2014, 10:32:09 PM »
Windows 10's 'built-in keylogger'? Ha ha, says Microsoft – no, it just monitors your typing
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/10/07/windows_10_data_collection/

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #37 on: October 10, 2014, 06:11:52 AM »
Since Avast does not work in Windows 10 yet, I can suggest temporarily using the free Bitdefender version. It does work and although you may not like it's lack of configuration options, it is certainly better then the built in Defender.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #38 on: October 10, 2014, 10:30:05 AM »
Since Avast does not work in Windows 10 yet, I can suggest temporarily using the free Bitdefender version. It does work and although you may not like it's lack of configuration options, it is certainly better then the built in Defender.
I'll stick with Defender and wait for Avast to get things sorted out. :)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #39 on: October 10, 2014, 10:52:26 AM »
Actually Defender is quite good against traditional viruses ( manual checking will deliver 3-4 updates a day )  and the areas it lacks in can be covered by MBAM Pro and the free version of MBAE.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #40 on: October 10, 2014, 10:54:55 AM »
Actually Defender is quite good against traditional viruses ( manual checking will deliver 3-4 updates a day )  and the areas it lacks in can be covered by MBAM Pro and the free version of MBAE.
MBAM Pro slows down the entire system. I'm back to using it in on demand mode.
One of these days they'll get that part resolved.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #41 on: October 10, 2014, 11:01:08 AM »
Yeah the pro version does have a bit of a hit on system performance, the new beta is marginally lighter I feel but it could still do with some more performance tuning to the MBAMService.exe which is still sitting on 60mb.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #42 on: October 10, 2014, 05:07:42 PM »
Actually Defender is quite good against traditional viruses ( manual checking will deliver 3-4 updates a day )  and the areas it lacks in can be covered by MBAM Pro and the free version of MBAE.
Defender is very weak against new threats. Sure it's good for the known stuff, but every AV out there does that. MBAM Pro might be good for the new things but it's not very lightweight. MBAM free is just an after the fact removal tool.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #43 on: October 10, 2014, 05:45:38 PM »
Isn't that what I've just said ;D

I'd still rather the pre-mentioned setup as opposed to using BD free, I found BD extremely taxing on system resources plus it seems that the product is going to be let wither and die...it gets VP updates but thats all and no product development in god knows how long ::)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #44 on: October 10, 2014, 08:29:20 PM »

Any one else having this problem???


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