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Re: What to do when Windows 7 support ends in a few weeks time?

in Milliways
As much as you insist on singling out Windows 10, I will insist on pointing out that the above is true for EVERY version of Windows, EVERY version of MacOS and every time you trust the management of your computer to a closed-source piece of software that you didn't write. In a much broader scale …

Re: What to do when Windows 7 support ends in a few weeks time?

in Milliways
Properly implemented software telemetry is anonymous - no data should be collected/stored that can connect an observed event to a personal (e.g., user name, file name, IP address). That's in theory. What's in practice? I don't know. And if they do tell you? Do you believe them? Of course not. So …

Re: What to do when Windows 7 support ends in a few weeks time?

in Milliways
diagnostic data is personal data, anything I do on my machine is personal, you even just said "people's usage patterns" what is this if not personal. what websites you visited at what time can be considered "diagnostic data" what files you open can be considered "diagnostic data" when and for what …

Re: What to do when Windows 7 support ends in a few weeks time?

in Milliways
Actually, Win10 gives you tons more control over these things. You can actually select what you agree to be collected, when and by whom; you can give/deny access to specific features for individual apps, etc. No other version of Windows gave you this much control. Granted they may not have been …

Re: GPU to pair with this system?

in Marvin \ Video
My wording was not the best ether. My language skill are very poor, sorry. I'm not sure on the CPU. I know back in the day I had a fx5950 ultra P4 on an Ic7-maxx, I think the CPU was running around 4ghz. I had a 1.4ghz Piii before that, it played UT03 fine from what I recall. Bare in mind I was …

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