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  • Latest Win10 beta, build 14971, a real snore

    Posted on November 17th, 2016 at 14:23 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Okay, I’m jaded, but I just updated my trusty Win10 beta machine, and I find almost nothing to raise my head off the desk.

    You can use Edge to read EPUB books. That’s fine, but you can install all sorts of apps and browser extensions that’ll do the same thing.

    Paint 3D Preview is nice and all, but I have trouble painting in 2D.

    PowerShell – the big change here is that PowerShell is now the default where the DOS-style command line used to show up. The right-click X menu now has PowerShell, although you can change it back to CMD (Start > Settings > Personalization > Task Bar, slide “Replace command prompt with Windows PowerShell in theĀ  menu when I right-click the Start button or press Windows key+X” to off).

    You’ll read a lot about the new Get Office shell. Reminds me a lot of the Google Apps list in the upper left corner of Chrome.

    I’m convinced things will get better, but for now you can just go back to sleep.

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