Why would I upgrade from Windows 7 to 10 (risk vs. reward)?

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  1. !!!kaboom!!!

    !!!kaboom!!! Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I have a 6 year old computer that has served me well. I use it for some specific programs that do not need updating.

    My OS keeps asking me to reserve a free upgrade to Windows 10. I currently have 7 (was there a 9?).

    What would be the pluses and minuses of upgrading?
     
  2. Neesie

    Neesie Princess Parliaments VIP

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    I keep trying to update mine, but the fuckin' thing always fails :mad:
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member

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    no complaints about 10
     
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    EasyJesus Patron Saint of the Banned Gold

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    I have been pondering this same decision. I am happy w/ Windows 7 on my 3 year old laptop but wonder if I am missing something w/ Windows 10 :bigthink:

    @newcastlefan - Your thoughts?
     
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    EasyJesus Patron Saint of the Banned Gold

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    I'm worried its going to be some kind of nightmare, I backed up all my files but still havent been brave enough to pull the trigger :worried:
     
  6. BleedingGums

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    Don't do it

    I tried and comp froze

    Made me start from factory settings
     
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  7. Mojopin

    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock

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    I don't see any reason to upgrade until 7 is antiquated.
     
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    Napoleon V Swagggggg. ! !!!!!!!! !!!!! Banned User

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    Windows 7 ate 9
     
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  9. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

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    Windows 10 is awful. They used most of the horrible shit no one liked from 8 which is designed for a tablet.

    Only reason to 'upgrade' is for DirectX 12 if you play pc games.

    The start menu is so stupid and unusable it boggles the mind.
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member

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    i disagree
    10 is nothing like 8
    or 8.1
     
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    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

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    It's the same exact flat block shit from Windows 8. They scaled it down and made it a little more usable.

    The whole OS looks like it was designed for a tablet it's retarded
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member

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    see the difference is, I dont have Londons weather on my start menu
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member

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    10 is better than 8
    and thats the bottom line
     
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    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

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    Everything is better than 8. 7 is vastly superior to both.
     
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    agreed
    now fuck off
     
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    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock

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    This. Stick with 7 for as long as you can.
     
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    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    People will stick with 7 like they have with XP SP2.
    It works great.
     
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    I consider this 8 shit basically useless.

    This is the worst version of Windows I've ever used, and I had ME...
     
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    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock

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    You're not missing a thing.
     
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