Despite having set my computer to refuse updates without my express consent, I come back into the room to find it in the middle of a 12-hour update/reboot fiasco. Ultimately... Continue Readingthis ends up with the whole thing being "corrupted by a virus" (which I still do not believe). I had to bring it into a computer shop to have it "refreshed" lest it turn into a huge paperweight.
While the data files were backed up successfully the programs -- some of which were very difficult to come by -- were not. Additionally, the Windows Wireless Keyboard I use suddenly started causing the blue screen of death, so I had to purchase a new Logitech keyboard that works. The AU created a 100 MB partition out of nowhere consisting of a 21 MB Microsoft keystrokes tracker file (oh hell no...!). And all of my other browsers (Chrome/Firefox) and settings to default to different media players are reset as, you guessed it, all those other players and programs I have defaulted to are gone. Basically UA reset my computer to factory default as though I hadn't been using it for the past 18 months. :(
I can't say that I've had any serious problems with Windows 10 and it's certainly easier to navigate around in than Win 8. My two biggest complaints are the degree... Continue Readingto which you have to sign over control of your computer to "Uncle Bill" and endure their intrusive remote meddling under the hood, coupled with the fact that the interface is just butt ugly. All in all, I'm glad my Win 10 machine isn't my daily driver. I much prefer Mac OS.
Nonsense. That is because Chrome browser, for many people, acts as a full OS with the apps and extensions... if it is even true in the first place (I doubt... Continue ReadingMSFT, in general). Edge can't do anything. If you took Chrome stripped down to bare bones vs Edge, I bet Chrome would win in terms of battery.