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AlgebraSux on Windows 10
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AlgebraSux on Windows 10

Windows 10 is a nice looking OS. It has it's flaws (hello, security!), but it looks really nice. I just downloaded it tonight, and I decided to review it.

EDGE: It's a decent browser. I was excited to try it when I got it on my PC. I thought it could be as good or even better than either of the browsers I have been actively using the last few months (Firefox and Chrome). Needless to say, it isn't as good as Chrome or Firefox (or Opera). It disappointed. Though it beats IE. It has a nice feature where you can write notes on the page, but I doubt I would ever use that (I have Notepad or Word to take notes).

Edge also looks nicer than Chrome and Firefox on Windows 10. No add-ons, though. I love Adblocker Plus on Chrome and Firefox, but I can't have it on Edge. I'll stick with Chrome.

START MENU: It's great. Once you eliminate the bullshit, it's great. I love it. Easy to use. Better than Windows 7 and definitely Windows 8/8.1.

SECURITY: Terrible. It's horrible. A child account sends too much info to their parents. Fortunately, I am the admin on my PC, so I don't have to worry about that. However, there are many other security problems. There is a thread all about this (http://forums.school-survival.net/showth...id=35734). I suggest reading that if you want more detail on Windows 10's security.

CORTANA: I can't say very much about Cortana. I don't have a microphone, so I've never tried it. I would pretty rarely use it even if I had a microphone (I rarely use Google Now on my phone or Siri on my iPad).

LOOKS: Outside of the new start menu, I don't like it. I love the looks of Windows 7. It also feels just too pixelated on my non-HD monitor. Windows 7 looks ALOT nicer on my monitor. Though on an HD monitor, it looks nice (I have used my stepdad's PC, and he has an HD monitor. Windows 10 looks nice on that monitor).

Verdict: If you are on Windows 7, it's not worth the upgrade. Especially with the security issues. If those are fixed, I would seriously consider upgrading to Windows 10. If you are on Windows 8 or 8.1, it's worth upgrading if the security issues don't bother you that much. The start menu is infinitely better than Windows 8/8.1. I have had a ton of experience with both (I have 2 laptops with Windows 8.1, and one previously had Windows 8).

If you will be forced to have a child account on Windows 10, DON'T UPGRADE!!! AT ALL!!!

schoolsux's countdown until school ends:

177 days until i get out of freshman year (aka hell)
1280 days until I get out of prison (aka school)

(as of november 28, 2016)

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Quote:It also feels just too pixelated on my non-HD monitor. Windows 7 looks ALOT nicer on my monitor. Though on an HD monitor, it looks nice (I have used my stepdad's PC, and he has an HD monitor. Windows 10 looks nice on that monitor).
My friend has it on his gaming PC, and even though it's an HD screen, all the text looks blurry, and we can't figure out a way to get it crisp like Win7/8/everything before that. Is the text crisp on your stepdad's PC?

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SchoolSux on Windows 10

Yes it is.

schoolsux's countdown until school ends:

177 days until i get out of freshman year (aka hell)
1280 days until I get out of prison (aka school)

(as of november 28, 2016)

also Fu school

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