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    @RolandJS: Over-provisioning: ...

    @RolandJS:

    Over-provisioning:

    http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/minisite/SSD/global/html/whitepaper/whitepaper05.html
  2. Speculation, speculation, speculation ...and why?...

    Speculation, speculation, speculation ...and why? One of the fundamentals of good management is effective COMMUNICATION. Proper, accurate communication regarding the intended way forward for...
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    @CLiNT: Thanks for a logical and un-emotional...

    @CLiNT: Thanks for a logical and un-emotional response to my post. Much appreciated. I believe that users do want "...a system that is secure and up-to-date." as Joe says, BUT I believe it is...
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    Of interest: Here in South Africa, we have been...

    Of interest: Here in South Africa, we have been experiencing organised power cuts as a result of poor/inadequate maintenance of the national power grid. These cuts are usually scheduled, and last...
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    I ensure that my .pst file and its archive are...

    I ensure that my .pst file and its archive are included in my non-stop file backups ...too much to lose if the master file gets corrupted!!
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    @Drew: You should go into marketing!!! Well...

    @Drew: You should go into marketing!!! Well said! Whilst I agree with you, I mentioned incompatibilities because there have been some (whether or not there are other alternatives was not "my...
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    @eikelein: I hesitated to name "incompatible...

    @eikelein: I hesitated to name "incompatible software" here because we are all using what is essentially Windows 10 "Beta". It may be that the "final" build eventually released to customers will be...
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    @Retired Geek: It seems one really does live and...

    @Retired Geek: It seems one really does live and learn!!! (Although, when Wikipedia is cited as a source I tend to get rather nervous!)
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    @satrow: Confusing, YES!! Hence my request for...

    @satrow: Confusing, YES!! Hence my request for comments. And YES, I certainly make and keep regular data and full system backups/images ...just in case!
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    Solid state drives can lose data (True?)

    According to this article, SSDs can apparently lose data in a relatively short period of time if/when they are without power.

    Here is a quote from the link below:

    "Solid-state drives lose...
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    @Drew: I tend to agree with all of your...

    @Drew: I tend to agree with all of your sentiments; however, it is a fact that there are many "out there" who can barely afford to purchase Windows (whatever version) and talk of possible, however...
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    Greetings Joe: I accept and fully understand...

    Greetings Joe: I accept and fully understand that we don't yet know whether or not Windows will move towards a subscription based OS or something else. I think my argument still applies: It will...
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    The problem is, every now and again an OS update...

    The problem is, every now and again an OS update renders some installed non-MS software incompatible. Sometimes the manufacturer of that software quickly provides an update or patch that fixes the...
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    Windows 10, when it is first rolled out later...

    Windows 10, when it is first rolled out later this year, may well be compatible with any system that is currently running Windows 8.1 (with all updates installed); the BIG questions are,...
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    I use AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro (V5.6) and...

    I use AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro (V5.6) and have found it excellent. Of particular use is its ability to convert GPT disk to MBR disk and vice-versa -- very useful in terms of changing from a...
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    What's wrong (if anything) with using "Ethernet...

    What's wrong (if anything) with using "Ethernet Throughput" under the Performance Tab of Task Manager in Windows?
  17. @KrakowKaz: Sorry, I am not familiar with that...

    @KrakowKaz: Sorry, I am not familiar with that software.
  18. Classic Start V4.2.0 (Beta) Now Available (Works with Win 10 Build 9926)

    For those who still prefer the Classic Start menu: Classic Start v4.2.0 (Beta) works just fine with Windows 10 Tech (Build 9926).

    Available here:

    http://classicshell.net/downloads/
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    For those who still prefer the Classic Start...

    For those who still prefer the Classic Start menu: Classic Start v4.2.0 (Beta) works just fine with Windows 10 Tech (Build 9926).

    Available here:

    http://classicshell.net/downloads/
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    Just for the sake of argument: If Microsft felt...

    Just for the sake of argument: If Microsft felt that having everything on the same drive was "not optimum" would they not have provided a "default setup" scenario that would search for an...
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    @Drew1903: Thanks. Yes, I was referring to the...

    @Drew1903: Thanks. Yes, I was referring to the start MENU that opens when the "start button" is clicked(!) In build 9926, it is relatively useless (to me, anyway), so I tried Classic Shell in an...
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    @RonB-TX: It is I who made the typo(!) I was...

    @RonB-TX: It is I who made the typo(!) I was referring to AOMEI PA (V5.6.2) which includes AOMEI Backupper Standard V2.2. (Note that AOMEI Backupper 2.5 Beta has just been released).

    My...
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    I assume you are referring to AOEMI PA and have...

    I assume you are referring to AOEMI PA and have the update (V5.6.2) to AOMEI PA (designed to "work with Win 10")? It has since been further updated to V5.6.3.
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    I did an in-place upgrade of my Win 8.1 (64-bit)...

    I did an in-place upgrade of my Win 8.1 (64-bit) system to Win 10 (9926) using an installation DVD burned with the downloaded .ISO file. The results were posted here:
    ...
  25. @bbearren: Yes, that is a possible solution,...

    @bbearren: Yes, that is a possible solution, (but possibly not for Nuance products) however, it involves a great deal of work/time (for some!!)

    The "problem" in the case of Microsoft Products is...
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