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Discussion in 'Computers, Hardware, and Operating Systems' started by W9GB, Jul 25, 2019.

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  1. W9GB

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  2. VE3CGA

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    thank goodness almost wiped my new laptop - what a confusing mess mine came with
    why would they try to turn a PC into a Ipad
    trying to figure a way to tuen it off and get back to something like classic
  3. KA8NCR

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    Thank you baby Jesus!

    Windows 10: We speak Gmail! Put your XBox stuff here! Hey, new game we downloaded for you that you didn't want! Say, this is a new app you already know about because you installed it 5 minutes ago!
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  4. KA9JLM

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    I have a question.

    Are Windows 10 Touch Screens working properly ?

    That was a killer for Win 8.
  5. KA0HCP

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    I just want a list of programs.

    Once again, MS re-arranges the deck chairs without improving Windows ergonomics one iota! Harumph. No improvement since Win95.
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  6. KK4GGL

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    Been using OpenSuse for years. I used various distro before that, usually using KDE. When they went all strange, I switched to a Gnome based desktop. When they went all strange, I switched to XFCE. I've managed to keep a familiar desktop environment. I don't have the number of programs to choose from, but that's OK. I get stuff done I want done :)
  7. KK4NSF

    KK4NSF Ham Member QRZ Page

    being a Linux user for the vast bulk of what I do..... The new face of Win10 neither impresses me, nor upsets me one way or the other.
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    Install "Classic Shell" and you will never have to worry about someone trying to peddle a new hammer when the old one works just fine.
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  9. KJ4VTH

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    ^ old news

    Note: As of December 2017, Classic Shell is no longer in active development. More details here
    Development has been picked up by volunteers on GitHub under the name Open Shell
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  10. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    Mine works fine (Samsung "Spin 7" that turns into a tablet, and my MS Surface 4 pro) but I so rarely use Win10 in "tablet mode / iPad mode".

    Win8 was HORRIBLE!!! It originally ONLY worked in "iPad mode" - even on a desktop with a mouse!! The whole MS "Live Tiles" paradigm IMO is just stupid.

    But Win10 in normal classic "computer mode" works fabulously on all 13 or so computers in my home and business


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