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    Windows 10, New Features, DO NOT WANT

    My work PC has it blurry too. I'm not sure why. It's a 1440p screen at 100% scaling. The weather is the only thing on the screen that's blurry.
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    Windows 10, New Features, DO NOT WANT

    You need to define what "clean" is. Your "clean" and my "clean" and grandma's "clean" and the CEO's "clean" aren't the same things. MS has to balance the screams of "too much stuff" and "WTF WHY DIDN'T IT COME WITH THIS?!" They have been slowly phasing out stuff, they axed those Finance and...
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    Windows 10, New Features, DO NOT WANT

    Who defines what a bell or whistle is? Is notepad.exe a bell or whistle? Is Calculator a bell or whistle? Is the command prompt a bell or whistle? Microsoft actually defines the bells and whistles. At one point in the distant past they decided to take Mail and Calendar out of Windows (7?)...
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    Windows 10, New Features, DO NOT WANT

    They may be trying to avoid having yet another SKU when any "prosumer" could figure out how to turn off a taskbar widget in 10 seconds. A "prosumer" knew this widget was coming weeks ago. So use FreeDOS. There are large swaths of the computing market that want services and want pre-installed...
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    No Man's Sky - a procedurally generated sand box space exploration game

    Just logged in. The space stations have definitely left the "Tron Legacy" graphics and are now.. wow. Sean Murray clearly has some sort of OCD and I love it.
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    How can I remove this "view" kinda hard to explain, but look at pic please...

    I find that if I don't open the Settings panel I don't see that top part of the Settings panel. Seriously tho it's not a place you're supposed to be sitting in for hours at a time. It's Settings. If you have some need to constantly access particular settings, just hit them from the search box.
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    Windows May update 21H1

    It's one of those updates that has been slowly rolling out as additional "idle" code in monthly updates, which is all turned on through a small enablement package. This is not the first time they've done it this way.
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    benefit to running Windows pre-releases?

    If you have a second PC or a VM to tinker with it, it's always nice to see what MS is planning or trying. If you lack that curiosity then there's nothing in it for you.
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    Windows May update 21H1

    There's more under the hood stuff happening. Like few people are not too aware, but they made some noticeable changes to how Bitlocker works in the last few weeks, enough that some third-party tools that interact with Bitlocker has some issues. Most home users won't even notice stuff like...
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    Windows May update 21H1

    Since Win10 has gone more "rolling release-ish" many feature updates are going to be small. Not only does time not really allow for drastic changes, but customers aren't crazy about massive changes all the time either. Stuff like the rumored major UI overhaul are being worked on in parallel to...
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    HELP Windows 10 Pro settings closes immediately

    Which version of Win10 are you on? At work I found a combination of Win10 version and graphics driver that would basically break the Start menu and the Win10 UI stuff. That was some time ago and I haven't seen it do that since then.
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    Why Microsoft Why?

    For the record, when Windows is installed, it will put the boot stuff on what it *believes* is disk 0. In some systems this can be a bit ambiguous, like in my pre-NVME m.2 system it sets the m.2 to "SATA5/6" which of course is after everything else. When I did the original clean installation...
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    4/20 New Apples errryday

    ..well, at least today. --- The glorious return of the 24" iMac, now in M1. https://www.apple.com/imac-24/ It's a giant non-touch iPad on a stand. That hinge looks scary but I guess it will hold. This is also the first Mac with a new design specifically for M1. No Intel in this form factor...
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    Convert chromebook to linux rig? (if you hate angry avoid me)

    I guess that's fine, even though KiCAD's own requirements page seem to indicate that's close to it's minimum requirements. I'm sure most folks on [H] will back the idea that "multiple Chrome tabs" don't really take much memory so that shouldn't be a problem.
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    Convert chromebook to linux rig? (if you hate angry avoid me)

    I haven't seen anyone discuss the specs of these things. It looks like the config is a Celeron, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. https://www.amazon.com/Acer-Flagship-CB3-532-Premium-Chromebook/dp/B06XD3LXXK I am not sure how much "linuxing" one is gonna do on this. Another vote for getting a...
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    No Man's Sky - a procedurally generated sand box space exploration game

    I started an Expeditions game and was heading to my ship when the game crashed. Looking on the NMS Reddit that appears to be a common thing. Hopefully they can get that fixed, this game mode looks entertaining.
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    aka "oh no, if I post something on a community forum that other people don't agree with, they might express their differing views and how dare they post on this forum THIS FORUM IS ONLY FOR MY VIEWS ALONE"
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    To each their own. On my personal devices I love having my settings sync'd across everything and I like a common shared pool of storage across them which is all cloud and has no setup. In an enterprise environment it might sound bad, but we actually get a lot of requests for OneDrive, for both...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    OneDrive is integrated all over the OS for MS Account stuff, so it's not just one thing you can remove. It's not an app, it's a whole bunch of plugs into OS function. I just removed the one I screenshotted. Took about five seconds. This goes back to me avoiding altering Windows just for such...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    "Uninstall OneDrive" I dunno, since in my environment we (I) try to keep Windows as file-intact as possible to avoid major upgrade issues etc. What MS does offer is a way to block out a lot of the desktop integration stuff, which is the method we use. It's a single policy/registry key: ---...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    Windows 10 Home Single Language was/is a real SKU. I don't exactly know why they would need this, my assumption is, again, some OEMs wanted Win10 as stripped down as humanly possible, and one solution is to restrict it to one language. It's also possible some mono-linguistic government(s) less...
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    What is an Ethernet cable? Here's how to connect to the internet without Wi-Fi and get a speedier connection

    I was in my crawlspace dropping cable when it got knotted in the wall. I started pulling it, it suddenly came loose, and I slammed my head on the roof. Looking up, I had just narrowly avoided the nails the roof tiles were nailed in with. Long, sharp nails, that would have possibly gone right...
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    What is an Ethernet cable? Here's how to connect to the internet without Wi-Fi and get a speedier connection

    First thing I did when I bought my condo was tear out all the old legacy phone jacks and dropped ethernet in all the bedrooms and living room. Got it all running to a subtle network setup in a hall closet. I almost died doing the work so I appreciate it just more and more.
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    Intel Buys Off Mac Guy

    They should have one where he's doing some Intel nonsense "oh this one has this useless widget" and shooing off a Mac and then out of nowhere the former-Verizon-now-Sprint guy walks in and is just like "Feels weird, doesn't it?"
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    Ignoring me was probably the best course of action since you're down to re-posting stuff I posted already to make my point, trying to make.. your... point?
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    You're pushing, and I don't know why. You're wrong, multiple people have told you you're wrong, we've shown screenshots, and well, accept it. It's not some mystic trickery or voodoo. It's just Windows 10 Home, which supports multiple display and keyboard languages and has done so since day 1...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    Maybe Microsoft does. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/manage-the-input-and-display-language-settings-in-windows-10-12a10cb4-8626-9b77-0ccb-5013e0c7c7a2 The only mention of Windows 10 Single Language even says, right there on their site that it can be "upgraded to Home."
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    Windows 10 Home will happily let you change the display language, the stuff for the GUI. I already told you I'd happily show you but you gotta promise to ask to be banned from the forums for three months if I do.
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    But.. but.. the goal posts were right here... how did they get all the way over there?! Single Language? That was a unique spin that had a use case in lower-capacity devices since it didn't have the additional language files. I'm not sure it's even sold anymore, the last mention of any ISO is...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    If you want to see me change this (Korean) laptop to Korean language, you gotta promise to ask the forum mods to ban your account for three months after I do. That's the deal.
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    *cracks knuckles* So you are saying that if a Win10 Home user, with more than one keyboard language, presses Win+Space, it will do something other than change the keyboard input?
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    I wish I could say otherwise but no, I really went through this last night, including holding up phones and "see I'm clicking this now". She even showed me how she thought the "country flag" changed the country keyboard cuz that sounds obvious, whereas changing the keyboard country is under...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    "Mess up" is like, your opinion man. Look if this is all too hard for you, I dunno what to tell you. Out there right now there are IT techs all across whatever country doing whatever it is you seem to think isn't easy to do, and they are doing it easily. Win10 has been out for almost six...
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    Supa size your Anime Waifu {Gatebox Grande}

    I don't see much of a home use for this, but it would be keen in a commercial setting. Imagine walking into a mall, you see this thing, you ask where [store] is, and it tells you along with showing a map. If it's robust enough it could even detect if you have kids with you and path you by...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    This goes back to why a specific setting is being looked for. What is a specific setting that is so hard to find? As for multi-language, places on earth where multi-language Windows tends to slide across a PC tech's desk seem to be handling it. If a desktop tech in a multi-lingual place isn't...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    If you have no idea what you are looking for, why are you looking for it? Also, the search has some flexibility in it, there's no need to be exact.
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    That might sound like a good idea, but putting *every conceivable setting* in Windows in one pane might not really be ideal for most users. I'm reminded of that "God Mode" panel people found: https://4sysops.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Windows-10-GodMode.png Look at those scroll bars and...
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    If you're not capable of finding whatever setting you're not able to find, despite a search box IN the Settings panel, I dunno. Learn? I'm curious to know what settings people need to keep changing on a regular basis. Not really from you though.
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    Win10 what happens when support ends?

    Windows 10 keeps getting major updates every few months. Just keep upgrading to stay in support.
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    Is Windows 10 20H2 the worst windows yet?

    Well like if I were to say "aside from your face, you seem like an ok person." Like, there would be an obvious followup question there. I'm asking the followup question. What does telemetry do, that you felt the need to call it out?
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