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  1. froggyboy604

    Are there still any antivirus programs which noticeably slow down modern computer?

    I haven't used any antivirus programs in recent years which slow down a modern computer where it is very noticeable and slow down Windows and other programs like web browsers and media players when the Antivirus is running.
  2. froggyboy604

    Do you think Internet Explorer will have a longer life than Microsoft Edge?

    Internet Explorer was release in 1995, and it is still being used in Windows 10 in 2019. IE is a 24 year old browser. I feel Microsoft Edge may not be older than 24 years, or out live the lifespan of Internet Explorer. I feel Internet Explorer may out live Microsoft Edge because there are still...
  3. froggyboy604

    What Bundled Windows 10 software do you rarely use?

    I rarely use Windows Defender, One Drive, Game Bar, Microsoft Edge/Internet Explorer, and Windows Store Apps which come bundled with Windows 10.
  4. froggyboy604

    Will Sony and Nintendo ever release a console with a Microsoft Windows Operating system?

    It is unlikely that Sony and Nintendo ever use a Microsoft Windows OS like the Xbox One which uses Windows 10 Core. Sony PS4 and Nintendo Switch both use an OS which is based on FreeBSD/Unix. But, I think there is a small possibility that Sony and Nintendo may release a console with a...
  5. froggyboy604

    Switching from Windows 10 S to regular Windows will be free for everyone

    Last month, leaked documents revealed that Microsoft would be making Windows 10 S, the restricted version of Windows 10 that can only run applications installed from the Microsoft Store, a mode of Windows rather than a separate version. That change is now official, and Joe Belfiore, corporate...
  6. froggyboy604

    Is using Google Chrome on a Chromebook or Android device more private than Windows and Apple?

    I think users are only sharing their browsing history with Google, and their ISP when browsing the web with a Chromebook laptop or Google Android device. But, if you use Google Chrome on Windows and Apple, you maybe sharing your browsing history with Microsoft, or Apple if MS and Apple track...
  7. froggyboy604

    Is a third-party firewall software still needed for most Windows users?

    I think using a thrid-party firewall software which is not made by Microsoft can be useful to most users. The Windows firewall software which is pre-installed in Windows failed to stop the WannaCry ransomware, and other network-based malware which can use Internet Explorer/Edge browser, Adobe...
  8. froggyboy604

    Do slow CPU feel Slower in Windows compared to most other Operating Systems like Linux?

    Ever since I used Windows Vista, slower CPUs like the Intel Celeron, Atom, and similar AMD CPUs like the Duron and Sempron feel slow when running Windows Vista and newer Windows operating systems. But, Linux based operating systems like Ubuntu Linux and Linux Mint runs at a good speed even on...
  9. froggyboy604

    Is updating hardware drivers in Windows risky?

    Updating drivers can be risky at times in my experience because bad drivers can make Windows randomly break.
  10. froggyboy604

    Do you experience crashing problems when updating Hardware driver software in Windows?

    I sometimes get bluescreen error crashes when updating video card and sound card drivers in Windows.
  11. froggyboy604

    What are some of the worst Windows Desktop problems which you experienced?

    I once had the Windows 10 Login screen become blank where I can just restart and shutdown Windows 10. I had to boot into Safe mode to fix it by using msconfig, and turning off safe boot. In the past, I had my startmenu, and windows broke where I had to clean install Windows 10 to fix it. I also...
  12. froggyboy604

    Is Internet Explorer one of the main reasons people keep using older versions of Windows?

    There are a lot of workers, who use computers, like office assistants, and receptionists who may still need to use old ActiveX, Plug-ins/add-ons like toolbars which only work for Internet Explorer, and does not work in Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera. These workers will still need to...
  13. froggyboy604

    Will Popular Operating System like Windows, Android, iOS/OS X always bundle web browsers?

    Yes, I feel Microsoft Windows will always come bundled with browsers like MS Edge and IE, Google Android will be bundled with Google Chrome, and Apple iOS and OS X will always come bundled with Apple Safari. Web browsers make a lot of money for operating systems because the default search...
  14. froggyboy604

    Microsoft patches Windows XP to stop foreign hack attacks

    Last month, Microsoft took what it called the "highly unusual" step of patching older Windows versions like XP against the WannaCrypt ransomware virus. It's doing the same in June to protect against attacks that are potentially even more sinister. "This month, some vulnerabilities were...
  15. froggyboy604

    Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling Its Antivirus

    Kaspersky recently accused Microsoft of unfair practices for the way it deletes the company’s antivirus during Windows updates. The Russian company has now filed a number of regulatory complaints to right what it sees as a tremendous wrong. Read More I would be annoyed if Microsoft to...
  16. froggyboy604

    Windows to get new look with Fluent Design System

    I like Windows 7 user interface more than the flat design from Windows 8, and 10. Windows XP and Vista also look better than flat design of Windows 8, 10, and Fluent.
  17. froggyboy604

    Windows XP is still the world’s third-most popular OS

    Despite being abandoned by Microsoft over three years ago, Windows XP is still the world’s third-most popular operating system. According to the latest statistics, it is still installed on 7.04 percent of computers around the world, eclipsed only by Windows 7 and Windows 10. Read More Windows...
  18. froggyboy604

    Microsoft introduces Windows 10 S, education-focused competitor to Chrome OS

    The focus of Windows 10 S, which was originally expected to be called Windows 10 Cloud Edition, is on providing the minimum functionality required to get work done. Microsoft provided a very general overview of the newest version of Windows 10. First, Windows 10 S allows app installations from...
  19. froggyboy604

    Android's popularity over takes Windows among internet users

    The stat trackers at StatCounter have come out with their internet usage numbers for the month of March, and they have, for the first time, reported Android as the world's most popular operating system. Nudging ahead of the once-untouchable Windows by a tiny fraction, Android is now the world's...
  20. froggyboy604

    Android is set to overtake Windows as most used operating system

    After more than eight years in the hands of consumers, Android is poised to overtake Windows as the most used operating system in the world. This measurement comes by way of web analytics firm StatCounter, which follows trends in worldwide web traffic. Microsoft Windows holds the slimmest of...
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