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Old 01-21-2018, 09:06 AM  
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I know, but colleges require it for on line classes.


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Microsoft is abandoning IE and moving to Edge. it's almost the same icon, so it is sometimes confusing. Neal, you may consider moving off of windows 7. That is also being phased out.


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W10 is ok I guess, but still has a lot of bugs. I am still running W7 myself.
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I looked at 10, that looked like the fix is worse than the problem.
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I looked at 10, that looked like the fix is worse than the problem.
I have one laptop w 8.1. I took the free upgrade to W10, and after 30 minutes reverted it back. 10 is horrible IMHO. My other laptops, including a refurbished one I just bought and I am on now, are all W7.
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I have one laptop w 8.1. I took the free upgrade to W10, and after 30 minutes reverted it back. 10 is horrible IMHO. My other laptops, including a refurbished one I just bought and I am on now, are all W7.
I did the exact same thing I think I lasted 45 minutes.

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I switched to chrome a year ago and all these problems went away. It is a simple down load and it will bring all your book marks over. Holly has an apple computer reminds me of windows10. Her dad came over as he has a new program where you map all the fields you farm in and then it shows you week by week rainfall and crop colors calculates acres and yields even ties into the GPS on the tractors when you plant and does all kinds of modern farmer stuff. He farms maybe 30-40 properties and he needed to map all this stuff in. They were out there for an hour trying to get apple safari to load this program and getting all kinds of errors. They called me out and I told them I know nothing about apple except the X to close a window is in the wrong corner. I said I have no idea if apple will allow chrome to run but I downloaded it and put it on in 3 minutes and the farm mapping thing popped right up and ran like a champ.

Just do chrome.
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I did the exact same thing I think I lasted 45 minutes.

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I switched to chrome a year ago and all these problems went away. It is a simple down load and it will bring all your book marks over. Holly has an apple computer reminds me of windows10. Her dad came over as he has a new program where you map all the fields you farm in and then it shows you week by week rainfall and crop colors calculates acres and yields even ties into the GPS on the tractors when you plant and does all kinds of modern farmer stuff. He farms maybe 30-40 properties and he needed to map all this stuff in. They were out there for an hour trying to get apple safari to load this program and getting all kinds of errors. They called me out and I told them I know nothing about apple except the X to close a window is in the wrong corner. I said I have no idea if apple will allow chrome to run but I downloaded it and put it on in 3 minutes and the farm mapping thing popped right up and ran like a champ.

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I have chrome but it didn't look Neal friendly. Like anything else, you have to spend lot's of time to find you think something sticks.
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Be careful with the latest version of FF, it messed up a bunch of computers.
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W10 ain't so bad. There are settings that can either make it feel like a tablet, (touchscreen friendly), or you can turn those off to get a more familiar setup.
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W10 ain't so bad. There are settings that can either make it feel like a tablet, (touchscreen friendly), or you can turn those off to get a more familiar setup.
I like it with it ALL turned off.


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