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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #630 on: August 03, 2015, 07:13:52 PM »
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What are your thoughts ???
I need to think about that....I live in the country so no one nearby but family comes in and uses my wifi. I hurriedly skipped by that in the set up but will give it some thought. RR
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #631 on: August 03, 2015, 08:52:09 PM »
I haven't made a system backup yet but would it be safe to install win 10?  I'm going to send this computer back to Dell and get a win 10 laptop.

Will set it back to factory settings before sending it back.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #632 on: August 03, 2015, 09:06:06 PM »
I haven't made a system backup yet but would it be safe to install win 10?  I'm going to send this computer back to Dell and get a win 10 laptop.

Will set it back to factory settings before I send it back to Dell.
That depends on what you're allowed to do to the computer and still return it to them. You can just simply update this one and it would be the same as if
you bought a windows 10 computer.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #633 on: August 03, 2015, 10:01:05 PM »
Using Common Sense for WiFi Sense
http://1drv.ms/1SVF6L8
What are your thoughts ???
Well, since this machine is the only one that has Windows 10 and, it doesn't have a Wi-Fi card, I think I'm safe. :-)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #634 on: August 03, 2015, 11:05:14 PM »
I haven't made a system backup yet but would it be safe to install win 10?  I'm going to send this computer back to Dell and get a win 10 laptop.

Will set it back to factory settings before I send it back to Dell.
That depends on what you're allowed to do to the computer and still return it to them. You can just simply update this one and it would be the same as if
you bought a windows 10 computer.

I'm allowed to do whatever I want to do with my computer for 6 months but will have to reset it to factory settings before sending it back

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #635 on: August 03, 2015, 11:15:01 PM »
I haven't made a system backup yet but would it be safe to install win 10?  I'm going to send this computer back to Dell and get a win 10 laptop.

Will set it back to factory settings before I send it back to Dell.
That depends on what you're allowed to do to the computer and still return it to them. You can just simply update this one and it would be the same as if
you bought a windows 10 computer.

 
I'm allowed to do whatever I want to do with my computer for 6 months but will have to reset it to factory settings before sending it back

It just seems like a waist of time to send it back and wait for a new one when upgrading it is much faster and the process is fairly easy.
Your computer, your choice. I only answered since you asked.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #636 on: August 04, 2015, 11:19:34 AM »
Using Common Sense for WiFi Sense
http://1drv.ms/1SVF6L8
What are your thoughts ???
Well, setup seem not that much different from smartphones or tablets, they are always looking for wi-fi connections as you move about.  Some vendors have them set up to connect to any available wi-fi connection without notifying you and permanently remembering them.  Offhand, Microsoft's iteration seems similar. 

To know that would require further investigation.

[EDIT:]  Wi-fi Sense appears to be allowing others to use your wi-fi connection, correct?
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #637 on: August 04, 2015, 02:27:39 PM »
Using Common Sense for WiFi Sense
http://1drv.ms/1SVF6L8
What are your thoughts ???
Well, setup seem not that much different from smartphones or tablets, they are always looking for wi-fi connections as you move about.  Some vendors have them set up to connect to any available wi-fi connection without notifying you and permanently remembering them.  Offhand, Microsoft's iteration seems similar. 

To know that would require further investigation.

[EDIT:]  Wi-fi Sense appears to be allowing others to use your wi-fi connection, correct?
Simple answer is yes. They need to be in range to do so. Where I live that limits it pretty much to those that visit my home. :)
You can also restrict what they can actually access by isolating yourself from what can be accessed.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #638 on: August 04, 2015, 04:15:57 PM »
The only tiny problem I have with the upgrade is that Ilost my access to my numeric pad. I just can't use it. I tried to uninstall it from the device manager but there is no way to change the driver to the old one. I'm looking over the internet for a solution. My mouse works rather fine now with the new driver I reinstalled (bad installation) but seemed to work better on win 8.1!

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #639 on: August 04, 2015, 04:22:37 PM »
The only tiny problem I have with the upgrade is that Ilost my access to my numeric pad. I just can't use it. I tried to uninstall it from the device manager but there is no way to change the driver to the old one. I'm looking over the internet for a solution. My mouse works rather fine now with the new driver I reinstalled (bad installation) but seemed to work better on win 8.1!
I've always had good luck in updating drivers by using Drive the Life. More information here:
http://www.drivethelife.com/windows-drivers/free-windows-10-update-how-to-install-windows-10.html
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #640 on: August 04, 2015, 06:28:11 PM »
Hi Bob,
Your web download was suspicious to K-9, probably a FP. Anyways I solved my problem by some head scratching since Google doesn't help. Go in Control Panel/Ergonomy settings/ Keyboard and untick use numeric pad as your mouse while activated (must be deactivated). I don't know why it's activated by default! :-X

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #641 on: August 04, 2015, 06:35:26 PM »
Hi Bob,
Your web download was suspicious to K-9, probably a FP. Anyways I solved my problem by some head scratching since Google doesn't help. Go in Control Panel/Ergonomy settings/ Keyboard and untick use numeric pad as your mouse while activated (must be deactivated). I don't know why it's activated by default! :-X
Strange, I saw nothing on that link that should have tripped anything. Here is the direct link to the Website not the discussion page:
http://www.drivethelife.com/


(I don't use K-9, have no kids at home and am not easily embarrassed.)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #642 on: August 04, 2015, 06:45:32 PM »
WOT, not highly rated, low confidence rating:  https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/drivethelife.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=contextmenu

Not anything you did, bob3160, no control how other a/v vendors set up their blocks and warnings, including avast.  Likely triggered by the low confidence rating by WOT and others similar to it.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #643 on: August 04, 2015, 06:48:42 PM »
WOT, not highly rated, low confidence rating:  https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/drivethelife.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=contextmenu

Not anything you did, bob3160, no control how other a/v vendors set up their blocks and warnings, including avast.  Likely triggered by the low confidence rating by WOT and others similar to it.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #644 on: August 04, 2015, 08:48:08 PM »
WOT, not highly rated, low confidence rating:  https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/drivethelife.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=contextmenu

Not anything you did, bob3160, no control how other a/v vendors set up their blocks and warnings, including avast.  Likely triggered by the low confidence rating by WOT and others similar to it.
That's exactly why I don't use any of that stuff.  No WOT, No K9, No WinPatrol, none of it.
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