I see no reason to "upgrade" from a completely stable Windows 7 to 10.
New builds, perhaps, but not for machines that have been working well for years, just so that I am forced to take upgrades when MS wants.
I typically wait a bit as numerous updates over time have had issues as everyone knows.
These numbers prove that Microsoft sucks at making operating systems the forced updates the millions of people that do not know how to bypass these features are upgrading not by choice.
To skew numbers like this means that you have an unmarketable product which can only be forced upon users rather then a clear upgrade to everyone.
Forcing spyware operating system this time around will work but how long will that work for a decade or more. I can see businesses swap to Linux if you can't deny or block apps/features or trust that they can be why still carry this parasite around?
Until Enterprise contracts end on Win 7 we won't see a big push to Windows 10.
I know of a few massive contracts coming to an end in the next few months, I figure theres probably quite a bit more behind it.
I know alot of people here hate windows 10, but i know really know why. Its pretty amazing tbf. Yeah Microsoft have a few fixes they need to do but hey, that was the case wen windows 7 came out as well.
I hope Microsoft for the Enterprise edition has most if not all of the Telemetry turned off vice leaving it up to the IT department to manually configure what will be sent out. Having thousands of machines all trying to contact Microsoft may not go over well for Corporations or wondering what data is being sent
Our enterprise feature updates later this year will enable enterprise customers the option to disable this telemetry, but we strongly recommend against this.
Did you actually look into the why? If you did, then you'd have a pretty good idea why. Stop acting like the all knowing guru, when you're clearly completely clueless.
I guess you never heard of the privacy concerns, and how MS is playing dumb on the subject.
W10 is a constant work in progress, there will never be a finalized version of it Microsoft claims. They can remove features or add new ones at a whim at any time, without being able to opt out of it, because of the forced updates.
They claim the telemetry is to provide better support. But that's only true because they fired 2/3 of their QA staff, and use the user base to test every update. If it breaks something? Tough luck.
And of top of that the UI is an inconsistent mess. They can't settle on a single design or style for the menus and controls trough the included apps and tools. There are multiple tools for a singular task, all of which are incomplete. And the included apps offer less functionality than the ones they're supposed to replace. It's not an upgrade, it's a house of horrors for the power user, whose concern is productivity, ease of use, and customization.
I completely do not understand some people. There are still 2.76% that haven't moved from Windows 8 to 8.1 even. I mean, that's such a minor update, and its free, and it fixes a whole lot of user problems without messing anything up. Why are they avoiding it?
You can't tell they had no way to make this adapter work in Win 7. Well done MS marketing for that one!
I completely do not understand some people. There are still 2.76% that haven't moved from Windows 8 to 8.1 even. I mean, that's such a minor update, and its free, and it fixes a whole lot of user problems without messing anything up. Why are they avoiding it? ...
Haters aside, the OS is going to take over the consumer desktop before it hits 1 year. Probably be there on Steam within a month or 2. Is it perfect? No. Is 7 perfect? no. I've had patches screw things up with 7 for years. Normally it's minor, but not always. 10 is about the same for me. All the UI complaints just don't ring true for me. I can easily move back and forth between 7 and 10 (or 8 for that matter) without much thought.
Well that can't be it, because everyone says that 10 installs itself automatically
I've not seen or heard about that personally. Yeah, the nag screen is there and it's "encouraged" some people I know to upgrade. They didn't give it much thought, pressed the button, came back an hour or two later and they were good to go. That's really the way it needs to work for most average people.
Nilepez, in the near future, the 10 update will become a "recommended" update for all 7&8 users. A huge majority of the users of 7&8 have their Windows Update set to "give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates." When Microsoft sets this, there will be a lot of people forced to update, and not know why...