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Windows 9 - The OS Microsoft WON'T Tell You About!

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  1. amoon

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    just found this video and want to share it with you guys ​

    how to make your own windows 9 or 9.5 with the look of win 7 and some features and privacy...






     
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    thanks ill have to take alook at this
     
  3. JustUs

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    I have been doing that for several years with Windows 8.1. I is generally just UI tweaks. OTH, I have done a lot of registry tweaks to secure 8.1. After MS decided that they would abolish individual updates in favor of comprehensive updates, I had to secure the OS so that I could turn off the updates.
     
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    will try to do the same, l:)
     
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    There are few rumors about microsoft skipping 9 because the number 9 is considered a sign of badluck in Japan. Japan is a pretty big market for microsoft. Few years ago another software company trend micro did the same. I read somewhere that microsoft considered 8.1 as 9 and win10 is so massive in terms of changes they decided to call it 10.

    All of these are stories, the truth is, windows 10 is windows 10 because microsoft decided to call it so.
     
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    ya, they are just stories, Ms doesn't care about anyone,
     
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    Lots of problems in windows 10.Bandwidth greedy windows.
     
  8. JustUs

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    Kill the telemetry and remove the binaries.
     
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    @JustUs can you guide me littile bit more.Or give me any tutorial vidoes link.I don't know how to do.
     
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    Who cares dude, bandwidth is cheap and unlimited. If CIA wants to watch my porn collection, they are welcome :p

    Besides forced update (which isn't a total bad thing) and telemetry with occasional network spike, I don't have any problems. In fact its the best windows ever, faster and feature rich.
     
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    Of course. The fastest and bestest. /sarc

    I only run W10 in a virtual machine, and only for limited tasks with no network access. W10 is very talkative, some of the internal telemetry has been tied to government operated ip addresses. I limit this by not allowing network access for any virtual machine the OS operates in.

    As far as speed, there is a thread abut Windows 9/9.5 look at the material there, and then look on the web. W10 is no faster than 8.1 with Classic shell.

    And I have a lot more than a porn collection.
     
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    I hate windows...
     
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    If you care about privacy, dont use win 10.
     
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    Relax dude, we are stuck with windows as long as we need to use .net based apps, so its not like we have a lot of choices. Ofcourse I am no fan of telemetry and government backdoors, but it is what it is.

    The speed depends on the task. There are plenty of benchmarks all over the web, you can even look at the video OP posted by linus tech tips, he did some comparison as well. In most cases win 10 is faster because of the new kernel, architecture and driver support. I was skeptical about windows 10 too but I did my own homework and win10 is most definitely the best windows ever in terms of performance.

    Your data is never safe in a personal computer, no matter how strong of a password you use, backdoor or no backdoor, your data can still be compromised. I encrypt my documents (except my porn collection lol) and keep them at clouds, in a secure storage with multiple access protections. Thats a much safer practice and works for me.

    Dude, it is what it is .. windows 10 is not secure, you know that I know that, we protested against it, raised our hands and screamed. MS doesnt care as long as their numbers go up, and their numbers are going up. Average users dont care about telemetry (most of them arent even aware of the fact lol). So what you would do about it? Tweak and tinker with the os as much as you want, I am still not gonna trust windows with my confidential docs as long as the code is closed.

    So you know, bottom line, protect your docs, and enjoy the latest windows. Make a linux based mini server and keep it offline for sensitive info if you dont want to cloud. But if you have to use windows, use win10, because despite the nightmarish lack of privacy, it is the best one so far. And it will get the supports and updates in the coming days.
     
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    Never knew i could do this. Nice share.
     
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    Which linux distro do u recomend? i have heard debian is the most secure.
     
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    I have a freeNAS setup for storage and it has few secure partitions but as long as its connected to the network its not 100% secure. I have Qubes on a laptop I use to work with sensitive information. Although most of my docs are encrypted on clouds, I think Qubes is great in terms of privacy and security.
     
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    umm...ok if you say:
    http://www.mono-project.com/

    Not really.

    Sometimes. If the computer is not connected to a network, and you are doing nothing that the government figures they need to use air gapped tools, and you are the only means of physical access, then your clams are false. If your computer is of recent Intel vintage, then it has a second CPU that the OS does not see and no one outside of Intel and (perhaps) the government can use. That CPU has complete access to the computer.
    http://www.networkworld.com/article...chip-in-intel-cpus-really-that-dangerous.html


    Niether is IOS, Linux (any flavor), Unix (any flavor) nor any other OS, cloud or no cloud.

    See above and:
    https://betanews.com/2017/03/07/wikileaks-vault-7-cia-year-zero/

    Also, do not go OS purist on me. I probably have more experience than you with computers and security.
     
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    @JustUs yes Mono is great but developers still need to recode their program to make them compatible with this open source cross platform. Lets hope one day we wont have to rely on windows to run the apps we need or linux will have better compatibility and integration to these cross platforms.