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FIXME - link an archive: windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/about

  • I migrated from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.

    • I directly upgraded my Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. This is not a fresh installation and so my notes on Windows 10 are not complete.
    • See Windows 8.1 configuration for the starting point of my modifications.



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First, an advertisement to Windows 10 got baked into Windows 8.1, probably via its update service. Sigh.

It appeared as a tray icon.

The resulting window, which doesn't tell me nearly enough, has "Learn more on windows.com" at its top-right.

That leads to

FIXME - link an archive: www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-upgrade?ocid=win10_auxapp_LearnMore_win10

.. which does not exist.

(archived)

TODO - I have shitloads of notes in my backlog.

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https://www.minecraft.net/

A procedurally generated survival game with shitty graphics, which became popular because it was first-to-market and took advantage of nostalgia.

Unfortunately, Minecraft was never completed and the author fucked off with the money to make another game. Even with extraordinary success, the author didn't make good on promises and the game was never finished.

I loved this game, and even bought it twice to support the developer, but because it was Java it would bring a computer to its knees. Being sold out to Microsoft (for their upcoming virtual reality stuff I'd bet) was bafflingly insulting.



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