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InformationWeek paid a visit to New York City's Microsoft Store on July 29 to see consumers using the final release of Windows 10 on launch day.

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vnewman2
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vnewman2,
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8/13/2015 | 2:39:04 PM
Re: If not much in the phones ..
@Technocrati - Anytime, my friend.  If I can save one person, my job is complete :)

 

"I don't troubleshoot for free."  Amen to that.  I try to live by the motto: Never, ever be a pioneer in the enterprise.  Let someone else do it and learn from their mistakes.  Unluckily for me, our clients don't practice the same motto.
Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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8/13/2015 | 1:41:25 PM
Re: If not much in the phones ..
@vnewman2    Thank you so much for passing on that gem ! : ) This kind of issue is the kind of thing I have no time for right now ( and I wonder if I ever will unless I am getting compensated for it). You have save (delayed) me a few grey hairs and I appreciated it ! ;)

I also most drank the kool-aid with all the news on Windows 10 but I got a grip on myself and remembered who I am dealing with. For all the pretty pictures and positive reviews.  In the end, I need my hardware to work.

I don't troubleshoot for free - which is exzactly where I have a feeling I would be as soon as I press that friendly button label "Upgrade". Which really deserves a question mark at the end - not a definative statement.

Like Windows 8.1, I can probably hold out long enough until I am forced to acquire new hardware, at which time babies and Windows 10 will be waiting for me whether I want them or not.  For the record I do like babies !  : ) 

I am sorry you had to suffer the "Opps we didn't tell you about that" scenario that Microsoft is famous for !

Hang in there, updates are on the way ! : )
vnewman2
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vnewman2,
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8/13/2015 | 1:17:14 PM
Re: If not much in the phones ..
@Technocrati - Speaking of mishaps: Here is a fun one for you.  At our firm we have a multitude of clients in and out who jump on our wifi (we have one for computers and one specifically for mobile devices).

As you may know, Windows 10 allows for a user to share their connections with Outlook contacts, Skype contacts, and Facebook friends and this is done automatically. If a user is logging in with their personal device to the GuestWiFi or the HandheldWiFi and these settings are left enabled, the device will be able to log in the first time but shortly thereafter blacklisted and not allowed to connect to these accounts. The only way to reconnect the device is to turn those settings off (disable sharing) and then have the device scrubbed from the blacklist.

Found this out the hard way last night.  You've been warned.  You're welcome. :)

 
racharavi
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racharavi,
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8/6/2015 | 3:22:48 AM
Re: If not much in the phones ..
 I want to get a backup first, because I cannot afford to have any mishaps.
batye
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batye,
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8/3/2015 | 8:53:42 PM
Re: If not much in the phones ..
@Technocrati good idea :)
Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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8/3/2015 | 6:35:42 PM
Re: If not much in the phones ..
Just recieved my download for Windows 10, but I am not upgrading my Windows 8.1 at the moment.   I want to get a backup first, because I cannot afford to have any mishaps !  

 

Windows 10 will just have to wait.

 

 
batye
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batye,
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8/3/2015 | 4:29:52 PM
Re: If not much in the phones ..
@JulienOrmidal yes as everything does seem good on paper or during presentation... but real world... is not...
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8/3/2015 | 4:02:47 PM
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Yeah totally agree with you, in my company we all using win pro 7 and wont change if W10 is not as valuable as it seems to be on paper...
batye
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batye,
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8/3/2015 | 1:29:24 PM
Re: If not much in the phones ..
yes and now... as consumers is only reacting to it.... most of my clients prefer Win 7 pro over any other OS...
nasimson
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nasimson,
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7/31/2015 | 2:11:48 PM
If not much in the phones ..
Seems like a good fresh start for Windows 10. If Windows 10 fulfills its promises, it can put some dent in the tablets at least if not much in the phones. A unified seamless user experience of Microsoft Apps across iOS, Android can be a game changer.

Right now many offices, many more households are divided within themselved between Android and iOS users. If all users start getting seamless experience over Windows apps, Microsoft can still make money without converting the users.
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