Sweet! Windows 10 to be free for 7 and 8 owners

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  1. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

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    But is it really free? Isn't Windows 10 supposed to be subscription based now?
     
  3. Micheal Kenyon

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    That is cool. I'll put it on one of my tainted hard drives to check it out.
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    Taint!
     
  6. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

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    Did you notice the title of the linked article?

    Microsoft: Windows 10 will not be sold as a subscription
     
  7. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

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    Because it's better than Win 8 or 8.1, and 7 is getting a little long in the tooth.

    Win 10 :: Win 8 as Win 7 :: Vista
     
  8. The Booey

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    Yeah, I think I'll stick my Windows 7. Thank you very much.
     
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    What if we're still using XP? Asking for a friend.
     
  10. larryluncg

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    Fuck windows right in the pussy
     
  11. scoobyla

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    when?
    and why would they give anything free?
    if i had stock id sell it
     
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    StRyDeRxX Bling Bling Gold

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    I think the free offer is for a limited time...
     
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    only for the first year
     
  14. Micheal Kenyon

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    My problem is that every time there's a new release, it takes about a year to work out the bugs. I don't want to be part of the debugging crowd when everything is working fine.
     
  15. Mr Pink

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    The beauty of this release is that it is being beta tested and refined by users as we speak. They are making constant adjustments based on tester feedback. You can wake up tomorrow and some features will be added or tweaked.

    There will be no giant service packs. It should be the best windows yet.


    Anyone using XP is taking a big risk if they go online at all. It's not getting any security updates so it's ripe for hackers to plunder.
     
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    That's a bold move by Microsoft. Let's hope Windows 10 doesn't suck like Windows 8.
     
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    Will it be as good as Vista? If so, sign me up right now! :duhme:
     
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    I hope it has a lot of useless blocks.
     
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    Windows 8 is a terrific operating system. Leaps and bounds better than 7 under the hood.
     
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