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What will you do after January 14, 2020?

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Out of curiousity, why would anyone use Windows 7 "Enterprise"?
Just to answer the question i got it from my work where they bought volume licence for 1000 PC-s ;)
 
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Anyone here have any experience of running Spybot Antibecon on Windows 10 to enforce privacy. ...? ....... How good it is ? ... Does it work the way intended and blocks Microsoft's Spying.??

Anyone here have experience of using GPEdit to block Microsoft Update in Windows 10 ... ??
Just turn the telemetry to Basic Mode and you're fine. The European Union and their GDPR law has said that it's OK and that's good enough for me. After all, the GDPR is the strongest privacy law on the books anywhere in the world. If it passes the GDPR, it's good.
 
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Interesting thing is that at the moment you can use Win10 without activation just some settings are locked but will it remain so after Win7 is laid to rest.
 
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Absolutely nothing. Not a single Windows 7 install in my care. Most machines were updated from Windows 7 to Windows 10 years ago.
+1 for this.

Every machine I've had come in with an issue and had Win7 , goes out the door with Win10. No complaints or issues (even with the 1809 fiasco).
Side note, most women find the UI differences between 7 and 10 to be quite appealing. least that's been my experience.
 
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+1 for this.

Every machine I've had come in with an issue and had Win7 , goes out the door with Win10. No complaints or issues (even with the 1809 fiasco).
Side note, most women find the UI differences between 7 and 10 to be quite appealing. least that's been my experience.
There is no problem with 10, at least not with any regular consumer. Businesses also upgrade no problem whatsoever. And that should be the real indicator here. When the enterprise version works and gets widely implemented, you just know there's no way back and its here to stay.

Note that not a single sizeable business migrated to W8 or 8.1; and similarly, very few moved from XP to Vista - at least not that I know of anyway. Up until last week I had a W7 laptop, now its a new 10 one.
 
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Nothing, I moved on a long time ago
 
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Planning to switch to 10 early next year, when I get a 1TB SSD (preferrably something solid like a Samsung Evo), simply because I don't like the idea of installing 10 on any of my HDDs :). Gonna have to grab a license for 10 though, a cheap key should do the trick.
 
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I've been running windows 7 Ult64 for about the last 9 years and played around with windows 10 on my laptop for the past 3 years or so, it looks like it's sorted now and I've decided to give it a go on my current gaming pc and so far so good ! My Ryzen seems to like the new CPU drivers from AMD.
 
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Planning to switch to 10 early next year, when I get a 1TB SSD (preferrably something solid like a Samsung Evo), simply because I don't like the idea of installing 10 on any of my HDDs :). Gonna have to grab a license for 10 though, a cheap key should do the trick.
Cool thing about 10 is you can install it now. Change the drive later, download the most resent install media and install. No need for a license it will license your pc automatically. Or you can use Samsung Data Migration to clone the drive in minutes. It doesn't count a new drive and a change in hardware and its licenses to the motherboard
 
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I mean there are other options, like Linux for example if you hate windows 10 that much.
nope, in here. in small office win 7 still rocking and i don't see any reason to push them to move into Win 10, except maybe there's no new driver for new hardware in win 7
 
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I'm still on the fence. I've got Windows 7 locked up and secure to the point where I doubt anything beyond a delivered group attack will ever have a chance at getting in(even then it's doubtful). However, there are things 10 can do that 7 can not. As much as I love my Xeon based system, Threadripper is tempting me just a little much(TR as apposed to Ryzen because of quad channel ram) and while I can force 7 to install on a TR setup, 10 is to the point where it can be managed from a security standpoint.
 
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Happily running 10 on almost everything, except some CentOS servers. I'm building a new NAS right now... It'll be running Windows 10 Pro. Works fine for me! I do think Win7 is the king of uptime, though... I had a Win7 PC that wasn't even on a UPS with over 2 years uptime before I borrowed some parts from it. Win10 probably would have rebooted for updates far before then LOL.
 
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I wont bat a eye lid because im happy with windows 10 matey, but ill keep a copy of 7 just for old times sake :) .
 

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I'm using windows 10 but I have my old laptop with windows 7 so , I will keep using it
 
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It looks like I will stay with win 7, but I will try & get hold of the paid updates for the next two years.
 

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Hoping for relly bad Windows 7 0-days found in the wild.
 
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I always take the enterprise point of view, but we are working on eradicating 7 at work. With the ...ahem... lack of power users in my environment, it is better safe than sorry. We really work hard to make the windows 10 images slim, efficient, and tailored to our hardware.

I think people like us can be a lot more careful than the typical home user. It all boils down to a mix of personal preference, willingness to change, risk, and benefits of staying with 7. I myself made peace with the fact that 7 support was ending. I upgraded to 10 at the perfect time at home. 10 was around long enough where it was decent for my use by the time I got to it.
 
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Planning to switch to 10 early next year, when I get a 1TB SSD (preferrably something solid like a Samsung Evo), simply because I don't like the idea of installing 10 on any of my HDDs :). Gonna have to grab a license for 10 though, a cheap key should do the trick.
win 10 actually runs on HDD's surprisingly fast. also, if you "upgrade this PC" it will activate your old key as a new win 10 key, then you can just do a clean install after with the win 7 key (same mobo required, etc) - they never stopped, even though they said they did... lol I just tested this two weeks ago with a win 7 key
 
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After January 14. 2020, I'll switch over to watching porn on windows 8.1
 

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I will be running Windows 10 like I has been doing for years now. Atleast on my "gaming rig". Windows 7 feels dated these days.

I use MacOS on my MacBook Pro and Arch Linux on my Thinkpad.
 
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I also want to clarify on my post, Windows 7 was a SOLID operating system for many years. Just time to move on for our environment.
 
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