Windows 10 - You guys updating?

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  1. Mista

    Mista The Rogue

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    Got the offer to update for free to 10 as soon as it's out. Just wanted to ask if anyone knows if I should update at once or if I should wait? How's the preformance vs. windows 8? Support for games and drivers etc.
     
  2. Solare

    Solare Unrelated to the giant gas star, probably

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    Personally im gonna upgrade so i can get a legal version, shhh dont tell microsoft :D

    I dont know about current performence for W10, but no matter what it is the future in one way or another. So might as well, but always expect child diesases in all new realeases so if you need a 100% stable platform for work etc, i wouldnt upgrade just yet.
     
  3. Mista

    Mista The Rogue

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    Yeah, I was reasoning pretty much the same way, might as well. Just wanted to know if anyone heard of any absolute no-no issues that make it worth waiting. :)
     
  4. Solare

    Solare Unrelated to the giant gas star, probably

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    I also forgot to mention that drivers to various hardware could be unsupported or even deleayed if not ready when Win10 is released. So you could potentionally have driver issues with especially older hardware. But im sure they will get up to speed when they know the new API they need to develop towards :)
     
  5. Atermors

    Atermors Member

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    The only negative thing I know of is the change back to the old start menu, although it is not as horrible as the Windows 7 start menu.

    Anyway, get the upgrade, DX12 alone will be worth it :)
     
  6. Mista

    Mista The Rogue

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    I got windows 8.1 with the oldschool startmenu just cause I hated 8.0, so I guess I'll be fine :p
     
  7. Ixidron

    Ixidron Happy trees

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    Still using Windows 7 so yeah, gone for it. Chances are they're going to do this so they can stop supporting W7 asap to avoid another situation like XP.
     
  8. Merlijn

    Merlijn Shadow Master

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    Ixidron Happy trees

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    I know ;) But people didn't cling to Vista though!
     
  10. Jazende

    Jazende Sacred vines, entangle the corrupted! Just contact Smaj, it's faster.

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    There's no real downsides for upgrading, but I'd wait atleast a month, to see if any big issues arise.
    You have a year (iirc) to upgrade for free.
    As the Elcor would say:
    Sagely: Use it wisely.
     
  11. Stella

    Stella Nosnogard's Overlord

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    I've been working with windows 8 and later with 8.1 and honestly I am pretty satisfied with my system as it is so I see no reason not to upgrade as soon as it comes out! Kinda looking forward to it to be honest. Never really liked their start menu so a more classic fusion would be great
     
  12. Arius

    Arius May or may not poison food

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    I need to update the firmware of my SSD, so I'm just waiting with that till Windows 10 releases so I can do that (as it will wipe all my data on it) and then I'll explore the new OS :)
     
  13. Horsa

    Horsa Back in my day, we swam to Tanaan and we liked it

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    IM GOING IN!.......im really hoping it dont wipe my ssd.....what IS an ssd anyway?
     
  14. Horsa

    Horsa Back in my day, we swam to Tanaan and we liked it

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    well...im in...windows 10 has landed on my pc......i seem to have entered an alternate reality (where microsoft things work smoothly and, ayu is nice and, i react to standing in shit within a few seconds within a few minutes before lash tells me im standing in shit).
     
  15. Thorill

    Thorill Tanks with the efficiency of 5 Jaz

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    My tip for anyone running Win 10.
     
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  16. Stronghammer

    Stronghammer The strong one!

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    Not gonna get it yet.

    Just before launch, MS made the choice that the cracked versions of Win 7/8/8.1 will NOT get it for free after all. Altho I did read many pirated versions still upgraded to a full free Win10 version. (http://www.computerworld.com/articl...ay-pirates-even-after-windows-10-upgrade.html)

    Privacy is currently a huge issue, and them changing the EULA to scan for pirated software (games) and block them from use is one of them. Tho it is yet uncertain if those scans will be general of specific. (http://www.gamespot.com/articles/windows-10-can-find-and-disable-pirated-games/1100-6429805/)
     
  17. Jazende

    Jazende Sacred vines, entangle the corrupted! Just contact Smaj, it's faster.

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    As well as the continueing callbacks....
     
  18. Horsa

    Horsa Back in my day, we swam to Tanaan and we liked it

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    windows 10 means i can no longer play pga tour tiger woods 2008.....this is an outrage! i didnt win the grand slam yet:mad: