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Windows 10

Radiorails

master brummie
The only issue I get with updates is on my Android Tablet. It is riddled with Google which has, like Microsoft, the habit of making unwanted changes. It recently decided to replace my keyboards wth speech. It took a little while to rectify it. I only use my Tablet for reading some type of books. I rarely use it as a browser.
 

Richarddye

master brummie
Anyone else noticed that Windows10 acting differently since recent update? Doesn't open directly from "Start screen" needs that you subsequently click "Edge logo"
Jim, did you select edge as your default browser? I did (by mistake) but it is working out very well!
 

oldMohawk

master brummie
Updated my laptop to Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.572. It took 40 minutes.
Apart from Start tiles now transparent I can't see much difference. Microsoft say the version has better security. Everything else runs normally.
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My desktop Acer only took 5 minutes ... I think Microsoft had pre-loaded the data over the past weeks and just had to initiate it.
 
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Ray Griffiths

master brummie
My daughter and myself have found the same, a lot of our files have been have been moved and saved in the wrong ones.
The worst has been pictures I almost 3000 pictures in different files and this new windows has decided to move my subfolders to totally wrong ones.
 

oldMohawk

master brummie
I have about 8000 images plus other data in various folders on my laptop and they have never been moved during major version updates. I suppose we all have our computers set up differently.
 

Richarddye

master brummie
I have about 8000 images plus other data in various folders on my laptop and they have never been moved during major version updates. I suppose we all have our computers set up differently.
OldMohawk, I did not move or loose anything either when I updated. In fact I don’t recall loosing or moving with any update.
 

Richarddye

master brummie
Updated my laptop to Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.572. It took 40 minutes.
Apart from Start tiles now transparent I can't see much difference. Microsoft say the version has better security. Everything else runs normally.
edit addition
My desktop Acer only took 5 minutes ... I think Microsoft had pre-loaded the data over the past weeks and just had to initiate it.
My Lenovo notebook took a little over 6 minutes to update.
 

jukebox

Engineer Brummie
Updated my laptop to Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.572. It took 40 minutes.
Apart from Start tiles now transparent I can't see much difference. Microsoft say the version has better security. Everything else runs normally.
edit addition
My desktop Acer only took 5 minutes ... I think Microsoft had pre-loaded the data over the past weeks and just had to initiate it.
This explains all!
 

Diane1947

master brummie
I'm happy running Windows 10 in an Acer PC and a Dell Laptop using browsers Chrome and Edge. Windows Defender, Malwarebytes and a suspicious nature for security. I have an iPad and iPhone running iOS13 using browsers Safari, Chrome, and Edge.

All devices run Zoom and Skype. Chrome and Edge sync the Win 10 and Apple devices ... what I see on one I can see on the others.
:)
I use a Apple IPad husband brought it me, not sure if your IPad is more upmarket, but I can not see Zoom or Skype in my setting.
Do I need to download if I need the.
Have FaceTime.
 

Richarddye

master brummie
I use a Apple IPad husband brought it me, not sure if your IPad is more upmarket, but I can not see Zoom or Skype in my setting.
Do I need to download if I need the.
Have FaceTime.
Diane, you should be able to Zoom & Skype on you iPad. My wife has an iPad Pro and I have a regular iPad. Both work fine!
 

oldMohawk

master brummie
I use a Apple IPad husband brought it me, not sure if your IPad is more upmarket, but I can not see Zoom or Skype in my setting.
Do I need to download if I need the.
Have FaceTime.
Diane, I downloaded Zoom from Apple's app store and it runs fine on my iPad which I have had for four years. I did set up my Zoom account on a Win10 computer so Zoom already knew me. I also run Skype on my iPad and I also downloaded it from the app store .... :)
 

oldMohawk

master brummie
I mostly use Zoom and Skype on a Windows 10 computer but last night I used Zoom on my iPad and found screen sharing difficult. I have no problems screen sharing on Windows 10.
 

Richarddye

master brummie
I mostly use Zoom and Skype on a Windows 10 computer but last night I used Zoom on my iPad and found screen sharing difficult. I have no problems screen sharing on Windows 10.
oldMohawk, I have the same experience, Including the audio through my computer seems better. Or it might just be me!
 

oldMohawk

master brummie
Hi Richard, Zoom and Skype always look better on a 24" screen and with audio through the decent speakers connected to the computer. I find the screen-share useful for showing someone how to do things on computers. They can see what I'm looking at on screen and have watched me browsing the forum. They can see all the Old Street pics etc.
:)
 

Richarddye

master brummie
Hi Richard, Zoom and Skype always look better on a 24" screen and with audio through the decent speakers connected to the computer. I find the screen-share useful for showing someone how to do things on computers. They can see what I'm looking at on screen and have watched me browsing the forum. They can see all the Old Street pics etc.
:)
oldMohawk, agree, I use them both but mostly Zoom for the consulting work I do. We find it very easy to should and explain either with cad models or do what ifs during design development.
 
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