Windows 10 advantages and disadvantages
Advantages of windows 10
Windows 10 has new generation design , It is easy to use social media sites like Facebook , twitter , It is the latest Windows operating system which features many changes and very eye catchy user interface , It delivers new features on free upgrade , So , You will not wait for the new release , And it has trusted brand name of windows .
When you run Windows 7 , Windows 8.1 , and Windows Phone 8.1 , You can upgrade to Windows 10 free , Windows 10 technical preview was recently launched by Microsoft , And there are many new features added to the new operating system , Windows 10 will have two browsers , It will ship with both Internet Explorer 11 and Spartan , the new uncluttered browser that Microsoft is developing , apparently to replace IE .
Windows 10 will include extended built-in mobile device management ( MDM ) capabilities making it easier to manage device from the cloud , Windows 10 interface will adapt via Continuum which will allow the Windows 10 interface to adapt based on the hardware it is running in .
Windows 10 will be great for gaming , Microsoft is bringing big changes to PC gaming with Windows 10 , We will see the debut of DirectX 12 API which promises faster , “closer-to-the-metal” gaming performance and greater efficiency , Windows 10 will also include a “game DVR” mode to allow recordings of the last 30 seconds of play , all better for the social gaming .
Windows 10 will be free for Windows 8.1 users for its first year , While there is no word on pricing for users still on Windows 7 or an older version , Microsoft confirmed a while ago that the two most recent Windows versions will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 directly .
Microsoft has added an Xbox app , you can see what your friends are doing and send them messages , check out achievements , and look at game clips , people have pre-recorded , Microsoft aims to bring the full Xbox Live experience to Windows 10 PCs , including allowing you to stream games from your Xbox One console directly to your PC .
Windows 10 will include universal Office apps , Microsoft is creating universal Office apps that will be touch-friendly and run on all devices , Future Windows Phones and Windows tablets will come with Office apps preinstalled .
Specialised version of Windows 10 will be launched for smartphones , with revamped Office and Outlook applications , which resemble their PC counterparts , Windows Phone 10 will also have an integrated messaging hub for Skype , texts and other IM services .
Windows 10 will have hologram technology , Microsoft introduced Microsoft Holographic , a set of technologies that will enable 3D imaging and hologram projection for Windows 10 apps , A video and live demo showed people wearing Microsoft HoloLens projection goggles to interact with remote coworkers, play a 3D version of Minecraft , or explore a 3D projection of Mars , Developers will be able to use HoloStudio software to develop 3D applications .
Microsoft has confirmed Windows 10 will support the Fast Identity Online ( FIDO ) standard , The users will be able to sign into commonly used apps like Outlook using a variety of biometric tools from fingerprint readers to retina scanners .
There will be two versions of the OS available , Windows 10 Technical Preview and Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise , Both have the same functionality but the Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise also includes current enterprise capabilities such as Windows To Go , DirectAccess , BranchCache and AppLocker , so , It is intended for IT pros .
Windows 10 improved multitasking , It will introduce a quadrant layout allowing up to four apps to be snapped on the same screen , The OS will even make smart suggestions to fill available screen space .
You will be able to cycle through open apps using the familiar Alt + Tab shortcut but there is also a Task View button on the taskbar , Pressing this will show all open apps , allow you to re-arrange them and switch between virtual desktops , There are no more typos in Command Prompt , The power users rejoice as copy and paste will be enabled in Windows 10’s Command Prompt .
Microsoft will launch a new web browser for Windows 10 which will be called Microsoft Edge after dropping the “Project Spartan” code name , So , the users will be able to annotate any web page using finger/stylus or keyboard input , Spartan will have a reading mode , And the Cortana voice assistant will be integrated into the browser .
Disadvantages of windows 10
Windows 10 can not upgrade oldest windows versions such as windows 2000 , windows 2001 etc… , there is more cost for new PCs with Windows 10 , There is no update in Windows media player, It is the same as it was earlier .
Touch friendly features has been removed from windows 10 , You can no longer close apps by swiping them down from top to bottom , Many tablet users are going to face some difficulties in case of the touch control of the operating system .
You can not resize windows using the handle bars which were present in most of the previous versions of Windows , Grabbing edges of the windows is very difficult if you are using a pen , Windows 10 has removed the functionality to change the volume level using the scroll button present in the task bar .
If you get fed up with testing Windows 10 and want to revert the PC to the OS you were running before , It won’t be easy , The previous Windows OS will have to be reinstalled from the recovery or installation disk—typically a DVD—that came with the PC .
Installing Windows 10 Technical Preview disables the PC’s ability to play DVDs using Windows Media Player , and it removes Windows Media Center from PCs running Windows 8 Pro with Media Center .