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Windows 10 & impending end to Win7

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I just wanted to see what member’s thoughts are on Windows 10 these days. I really want to keep using Windows 7 even after end of support early next year if it’s not a bad idea. This is unless, of course, Windows 10 is actually a good upgrade from Windows 7.

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I don’t use Windows a ton, but I find Windows 10 no more frustrating than 7. 😛
Windows 8 is a different story…

The worst part about 10 relative to 7 for me is that they discontinued the classic UI. But the default in 10 is a huge improvement over Aero, so it’s not that big of a deal.

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I would put this in my sig if I weren’t so lazy.

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CHEWBAKAspelledwrong said:

But the default in 10 is a huge improvement over Aero, so it’s not that big of a deal.

To me it’s the exact opposite. But I do like the dark theme option on everything new, that’s the one I use. Other than that, I prefer Win7. It’s more PC than tablet and I miss that.

And in the time of greatest despair, there shall come a savior, and he shall be known as the Son of the Suns.

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Apparently you can make WIN10 have the classic UI using ‘OpenShell’ software which used to be called ‘Classic Shell’.

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I used to use windows back in the xp days and prior, then I installed 7, suddenly external hard drives quit being recogized, the modem driver wouldn’t work and it crashed to no end, since then I haven’t had any reason to use anything more than linux mint.

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I jumped from 7 to 10 on my work laptop 6 months ago or so, and it is an improvement. There are a few UI changes that bug me as others mentioned, but unlike win 8 and early vesrions of 10, you can setup most things i a sane way now (start menu related, etc) so it is quite nice to use. and built-in ssh is a plus 😃