I received my download of Windows 10 on Friday morning. So on Friday afternoon, I installed it on the laptop I use for scratty little tasks (and to tide me over if my desktop develops an issue that stops me working). Overall, it hasn’t been terrible.
Compared to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 it responds faster and doesn’t display the random app crashes I had experienced recently.
Open Office and Firefox both run without issues, so it is a better OS for a laptop I use for doing a little outlining/drafting while somewhere else and checking email/news while on the sofa.
The new version of Solitaire has enough variety that the occasional advertisements during screen transitions don’t overwhelm it as a way to pass a quick break between tasks.
However, the best description of it is that, after a weekend poking around for changes with the intention of collecting my impressions, those are the most interesting things I could find to say about it. An operating system that is less irritating than Windows 8.1.
So – while I might change my mind after I have fiddled some more, and slapped Classic Shell on it for comparison – I’m not inclined to take up the invitation on my desktop any time soon.
Have you installed Windows 10? Do you have any strong opinion on it?