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What do you like best?

All of the application developer and web developer is considering its compatibility to run smoothly on Windows 10. This operating system is the number one factor of every computer program that is to be out on the market. Windows 10 is proven that every profession will get their job done efficiently using this operating system. Compare to the previous version of Windows, like Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, this one is way better based on performance, graphics interface, and compatibility with most of the applications/software on the market. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Their security to hackers or ransomware is not that strong to detect this suspicious activity in your computer. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you are not in the field of cybersecurity or coding works you don't have to think twice to use Windows 10. All of your money is worth spending on this operating system. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

All computer-based works that you can imagine are solvable to this operating system. You can make a living out of this operating system especially in this pandemic period where most of the works are work-from-home. This is the go-to operating system. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

It offers an excellent environment for many kind of software, hardware to serve almost everything of your daily need.

Comparing to other OS such as MacOS, Android, Linux, etc. then this is the most user-friendly system, I used to try switching to Kali Linux, Mint, Mix Android and even using Mac OS for a change but eventually they all have some limitation to use either in gaming or day to day office tasks. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There are random errors, security leaks and unstable speed without much of instruction to help users to find solutions.

The updates are rather mandatory, though it helps improve the security but it should be up to the users to choose at their own risk Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you wants an OS that is supported world wide then Windows 10 is a must go Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Every daily tasks of mine are mostly solved on Windows 10:

+ IT jobs

+ Entertainment

+ Analytics & Research

+ Software/Tools Developments

+ Remote communication

+ Design & Arts

The benefits are vast and they are extremely easy to use Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Information Technology Specialist
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

I worked with many different operating systems in bast and future it very easy to startup and very fast to I identify the drives like sound, monitor, and input-output devices .they are so many features

You can use windows 10 network connection also very easy to setup wifi, cable connections and excellent update to be safe and secure your information.

I like windows 10 hi-speed and lovely resolution view for the movie of work throw it.

In window 10 you can do so many jobs with office applications ( Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access ). Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I face some problems with windows 10 like install Chrome update it will show like a corrupted file. Chrome didn’t work after that I remove and install it again then it is okay.

Windows 10 stocks the Start menu’s right edge with app tiles. Windows 8 and 8.1 owners may be accustomed to Microsoft’s new app-loving lifestyle, but apps may be unused and unwanted for recent Windows 7 upgraders.

Many services require one. Without a Microsoft account, you miss out on the benefits of OneDrive’s online storage space. Your child even needs to sign in with a Microsoft account if you want to track his computer usage. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Windows 10 apps feature you can remove an app desktop, click its name, and click the Uninstall button that appears below its title. Then click Uninstall again when Windows asks whether you’re sure you want to delete the app. Windows delete the app from your computer, removing it from the Start menu along the way. Not all apps can be deleted, unfortunately. If the Uninstall button is out, that app can’t be uninstalled.

Some people love apps. They’re designed for touchscreen tablets, as well as for phones, with limited screen real estate. They lack complicated menus and aim for touch-friendly simplicity. Other people hate apps, preferring to run more powerful programs on their desktop. After all, they’ve been doing it that way with a mouse and keyboard for more than two decades. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

It gives best UI, different capacity, solid infection location application can be use in windows to get your significant information, As it offer admittance to different windows application and xbox games,The working framework is more proficient and consequently requires less preparing power from the equipment because of which it become quick handling os contrasted with other os on the lookout, As it is paid which causes windows engineer to offer better types of assistance to its client when contrasted with other Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

1. Protection Issues

Despite the fact that the clients favor the exhibition of Cortana by giving you all the stuff at correct time, numerous individuals think that its somewhat meddlesome in the security. Inside a time of use, Cortana knows numerous things about a client that hasn't been referenced anyplace.

2. No Media Center

In spite of the fact that large numbers of us are not used to Windows Media Center, it is important a great deal for individuals who do a ton of work on it and working without it might appear to be quite troublesome. Nobody knows why Microsoft did exclude this essential application in their more current up degree.

3. Not touch benevolent

The new Windows 10 accompanies 'Tablet Mode', yet in any case, utilizing it with touchscreen gadgets isn't pretty much as simple as it used to be with its past variants Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Windows is primarily celebrated and everybody suggests it in light of the easy to use UI. Its additionally lets kids to utilize it proficiently. Its excessively quick in view of which our time taken to do an errand diminishes.

Its planned pleasantly so we don't get a wreck while utilizing it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

I like the user interface for Windows 10 which is the best. It has the best depiction of the usage of regular applications. It is a comfortable operating system that can be used by any user for their regular operations. Any kind of word or any other Microsoft applications can be used. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I dislike the usage criteria and the metro pattern of Windows 10. I like all the other features provided by Windows 10. There is nothing much to dislike about Windows 10 as such. All properties enable better work. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

For others who really want to use Windows 10, it is the best OS that you can use to build any application. It gives a complete package of tools that can be used by anyone to build some basic applications required in their daily life. It's very important to get a rough idea about each of the services provided by Windows 10. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am trying to solve the problem of analytics development with the help of Windows 10. So Windows 10 provides me the interface and the tools required for developing my applications. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

Windows is a great OS, It's been my best OS for both my work and personal use. I have used many operating softwares but this one is the most flexible and compatible OS for all third party software and games. I have also used every version of windows from 2007 and windows 10 is the best OS in the world right now. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

During software updates, many bugs are not resolved and become laggier thereafter. After multiple updates, the problem gets fixed. Also when the user interface is updated the Microsoft apps take time more time than usual to load. Others are windows defender erases file when downloading from a third-party website when it finds vulnerable and even though it's not. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Almost everything, I use this for my work and also personally because most of the applications are easily executable and managed all along with the cloud using Microsoft tools. Windows 10 have seamlessly improved my internet experience and data handling within the system storage. With a Microsoft account, I can access data anywhere from the cloud. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

I use windows primarily because many apps were developed and made for Windows 10. Every single minute of using Windows 10 was a pleasure, more than any other operating system for me. First, I'd like to say that it looks very good and provides tons of customization options. It's very stable, and it has a very elegant user interface. It's also very smooth and easy to use. I've never used any Windows version as good as this one, and I can emphasize that Windows 10 is the best. It has tons of improvements and they are really essential in order to make the user experience more enjoyable. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I do not like the bloatware that comes with Windows 10. It is an absolute embarrassment when you found that "Candy Crush" or whatever game apps were installed automatically on your system without your consent. It is bloatware, and it was forced. I did not install those bloat apps on my PC nor do I want them on my PC. Other than that, I know can uninstall these bloatware apps easily in a few minutes, but I would rather not have them there in the first place. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Windows 10 has been reliable for us, and all of our computers here at our business runs on Windows 10. With Windows 10, I've realized that workflow has been easier. Since customer, partners, and us are on the same operating system that's widely used in the world, there is lower chance of having compatibility issues. It is also easier to troubleshoot when all of us are using the same operating system. Hence, we're given the same directions without having to adjust or go out of line too much. This is beneficial for everyone, including us and the customers. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

It has everything.

Better interface, anyone can use it from a 5 year old kid to 60+ people,

No 1 OS used by many people across the world.

Contains all the necessary utitities by default, calculator, file manager and more.

Many Software applications are build for windows first.

Easy to use, everything is done by click and buttons, no need to memorise any commands like linux.

Powershell is very powerfull for writing scripts and automate the workflow.

Has all the required drivers by default and easily debug if any issue,

inbuilt cortana assistant to make life easier.

All the games are developed for windows only not in linux. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Software updates takes longer time.

easily vulnerable to threats, unlike linux.

geek always prefer linux due to all terminal activities. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Best Operating system for everyone. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am working in a IT company, where we use only windows operating system for all the machines within our organization.

Windows is very powerful to run our organization, we do software development, accounts, and more,

All the softwares required for all the work are supported by windows.

We also have a vpn setup with windows to connect to our office network and start our work.

without windows our work is nothing. all our employees and workflow maintains by windows.

We also have a laptop security protection with windows.

One click software update by office administration, everything is possible with windows. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

Compatibility! Known and proven functionality. I looks GOOD, yes that is important. Looks are important in : the research to know that dark pink font on red background is going to be hard to read ( Microsoft does that kind of research and placing it in setting options).. with open source, like Linux, not so much. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

BAD! Lets look at and compare WIN10 to some past versions: Windows ME ( brought new features but CRASHED ALOT. Then Vista, more feature A FROZE ALOT. there is difference between Crash & Freeze. but both are bad. then Windows 10: BAD- auto "forced" update. yeah I know its for my security... but Win10 will work for a month great , maybe 6 months then an update comes down and crash. Now. The UGLY: under previse windows you could get in with an another admin account or slave the HD and repetitively easy repair. UGLY- is how I have had more system lockouts, bootstrap crashes to the point the data was not accessible due to a update that I COULD NOT STOP without and expensive WSUS server and the PC already configure to a domain. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Windows 10 solves my Finance accounting . a software called "QuickBooks" works great on Windows 10. Other business programs like MS Office works best on a Windows 10 system. Solving data loss- use data backups and WSUS when you can. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

The Best thing is the interface and the best thing about this updated version is that we can create multiple desktops and also the Cortana feature which is AI-Based is the icing on the cake. The Schedule restart feature is awesome. The new Edge browser is too good. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

So far there is nothing I Disliked About this version of windows Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

This is the best latest windows version and one can use it to reduce the work pressure to do it efficiently. All n all the highest reccomended from my side. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This Version I am currently Running onto my laptop and I am able to run it smoothly. I can do specific tasks with multiple desktop feature. This laptop can store the data of one or more user by using the guest sign in. All and all it has reduced the burden of tasks and helped us to do our tasks efficiently. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

Quick updates that won't be discontinued until 2025- security and application updates will be rolled out over a longer period as compared to Windows XP/Vista. Windows 10 has best in class virus protection with improved application making it difficult for malicious agents to infect a Windows 10 machine.

A fast and nimble OS in general, with higher processing power. Lower startup time and improved battery performance compared to Windows 8. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Privacy concerns- MSFT is not clear on user data collected. Some bloatware can track use computer behavior.

Compatibility- Older programs and games may not be compatible with Windows 10. This may be a reason not to switch for some users. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Keep your device updated with latest security updates from MSFT. The rest will be taken care of by the excellent security provided by the installation. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As a student, the latest OS from MSFT has made my life easier with latest versions of productivity software, analysis tools and virtual learning setup. Combined with suitable hardware, Windows 10 provides a conducive environment for high load tasks. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Frontend Engineer
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

I am using Windows 10 last 6 years for taking my session online, attending office meeting, and also working with my office team members online during covid-19 pandemic.

Windows 10 is a stable and reliable operating system. If I want to use - or are forced to use - apps that are written solely for the Windows operating system, then Windows 10 is an excellent choice. It is code compatible with most older Windows programs.Drivers and devices connect and work much more smoothly with 10, than 8 or 7.Cortana is the main advantage of windows 10.apart from this windows 10 have Microsoft Edge, which is so cool to surf internet. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

it takes more Hard disk space than older Microsoft OS 8 or lower. More updates sometimes makes the system non-responsive in memory. You need money to upgrade to a newer version for older versions if one didn't upgrade during the promotional window. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am using to take my session online, attending office meetings, and also working with my office team members online during covid-19 pandemic. Cortana is the main advantage of windows 10.

Cortana is my clever new personal assistant.

Cortana will help me find things on my lappy, manage my calendar, track packages, find files, chat with me, and tell jokes. apart from this windows 10 has Microsoft edge, which is so cool to surf internet. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Senior Technical Lead
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

Windows 10 operating system is the most phenomenal operating systems developed by Microsoft.

It has abundant features for any person. It is so beneficial for students, house wives and professionals.

If the user is knowledgeable, he/she can take the best possible advantage with the Windows 10.

Its multi-tasking abilities are so good. Microsoft allows to recollect the data even if system shuts down abruptly. Windows 10 operating system is so fast to complete the tasks in no time. The only thing is that RAM should be good and processor should be the latest one.

It gives amazing experience to gaming lovers who has gaming devices like Xbox.

Instead of typing, Windows 10 takes voice commands and can process the requests. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes machine might get hanged, if users operates the system very fast. Data might get lost in this case.

If user does not take regular updates, system might work slowly.

If machine is restarted, rarely it will take lot of time to reboot.

Occasionally compatibility issues might arise. Think that you have created a document with older operating system version, it may not open in Windows 10. Even if it opens formatting might not be proper. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Windows 10 operating system is damn sure recommended to all the users.

Microsoft is spending so much of money in research and development.

Microsoft know all the requirements of its users.

Windows 10 supports installation of apps like we do in mobiles. It will prompt us, if there are any updates.

Microsoft is like a family members in our homes, offices and any other place. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Users need to have proper knowledge to work with Windows 10. Most of the users might be familiar with the features but getting knowledge will definitely make them to take the full potential of the latest operating system version.

If system is taking sometime to process user needs to wait without hurrying.

Daily user needs to shutdown the machine before leaving office premises or home after finishing their work.

System should be properly taken care by cleaning with dry cloth and should not be unattended for long time.

Virus scans should be performed on scheduled times. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

Windows 10 is the best advance and most powerful Operating system till now from the Microsoft. The booting process makes Windows 10 much more efficient and productive.

Due to more less reboot process it's took very less power in term of rest of the operating system which release as of now from the Microsoft.

The best and most favorite thing is that it's usage means it's really simple to use and attractive user interface. Initially when windows OS got released like Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows XP all have the same concern that were the booting or processing speed.

Where Microsoft always lagging but from the Windows 7, Window 8 and now in Windows 10 there is lot difference we are now able to see specially in term of processing speed.

Specially in in windows 10, the booting process is much faster that any other OS as of now.

The other most important factor performance of operating system means now if you want to perform the multitasking work that is also possible to perform very efficient way.

Inbuild Antivirus: Now a days microsoft offering in build windows defender antivirus which performance also quite impressive because I must say I am also using Windows 10 and due to this antivirus I am not getting any virus issues on medium level.

So overall my personal recommendation is Windows 10 OS and once in life please try it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

1- USB ports are some time not worked.

2- Lagging issue: Still some time we can get the some lagging issue.

3- Force Auto update: it's an another unusual issue which comes in package with Windows 10, where Microsoft have to look and try to fix it. I mean to say that if I need to hold my update it should be.

4-Spying and Privacy issue: Still as per lot of surveys shows that windows using our some private data which not suppose to but still it's not clear but yes if it is there then for sure it should be stopped.

5- Security concern: Windows 10 is really easy to use and that's why it's become easy to hack in caparison of Apple or linux OS and I must say that's also have to upgrade by Windows team.

6-Unusal start: some time we might face an unusal restart from the windows 10 that is also an concern. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Windows 10 , we can say that till now one of the most powerful and user friendly operating system as of now. The biggest advantage of this OS is that it's really easy to use and simple to learn and very flexible to install our required software to perform our daily basis task.

Now also as per security concerns windows 10 did very good job because now they are providing free Windows defender antivirus which work very good on moderate level.

The best and most favorite thing is that it's usage means it's really simple to use and attractive user interface. Initially when windows OS got released like Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows XP all have the same concern that were the booting or processing speed.

Where Microsoft always lagging but from the Windows 7, Window 8 and now in Windows 10 there is lot difference we are now able to see specially in term of processing speed.

Specially in in windows 10, the booting process is much faster that any other OS as of now.

The other most important factor performance of operating system means now if you want to perform the multitasking work that is also possible to perform very efficient way.

Inbuild Antivirus: Now a days Microsoft offering in build windows defender antivirus which performance also quite impressive because I must say I am also using Windows 10 and due to this antivirus I am not getting any virus issues on medium level.

So overall my personal recommendation is Windows 10 OS and once in life please try it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

There are a plenty of problem which solved by Window 10 operating system.

1- Booting process time reduce from 30 to 40 seconds to 10 seconds.

2-Virus problem got solved almost because there is in build Window defender antivirus.

3-Lighter and faster operating system in comparison of it's earlier OS versions like Windows 8, Windows XP etc.

4- Microsoft creating most universal software app gallery where we can download all work related as well as most useful apps which required for daily basis work.

5-We can now perform all daily basis work very smoothly with help of Windows 10.

6- User interface are now more user friendly and very efficient.

7-Wifi - connection issue easy to resolve with the help of Windows 10.

8- Windows 10 working environment are very friendly. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

I like how Microsoft keeps the product up to date and rolls our regular security updates. And now with the inclusion of chromium-based edge, it even comes with a browser that is usable. And all the IT professionals will also vouch for how easy it is to set up a private cloud setup for an organization. Not just the setup, but the overall security that you can have over the user's devices. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

With regular updates, I feel it has now become a bloated OS. It used to be light on resources, friendly to a new user, but not anymore. I think the initial setup is overwhelming, and so is the ongoing journey. We randomly face slow dows and resources consuming unusually high internet bandwidth or disk usage. So, if they can strip it and let us chose the built-in apps and services or at least the ones that run in the background, it will be a much better experience. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I don't think that there really is any other option available in the market if you want something that does it all and works on whatever hardware you think is good for you. With Mac you have limited hardware choices, and with Ubuntu, we have limited software choices, so I think Windows 10 fits the shoes the best Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I feel this is the most compatible OS of all time. It can run almost all types of files, file systems, and we can use it for all kinds of work. Whether it involves something on the more professional side or something that requires creativity. I personally use my work computer with windows 10 for coding and my home computer for gaming and photography. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Associate Software Engineer
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What do you like best?

The simplicity and great user interface makes it easy to use. Even old generation adults can easily operate the OS. The best thing is the security that our sensitive data is safe when using this OS. Also support for the OS is huge and every software has a version compatible with this OS so we can perform any task on it. The support of linux functionalaties has expanded the possible use cases of this OS now. I also find windows powershell really useful. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Too many background proccess makes the system slow, and after updating the OS it often becomes slower. Also since its so much popular there is always a threat of virus attacks on the system. Also the system hardware needed to run the OS is pretty much high when compared to older version of Windows. It uses too much of system resources which increases on every major update of windows. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I would highly recommend going with this OS. Open source operating system does not offer security, leakage of data can be possible. When it comes to Apple, not every software has a Apple variant associated with it. So my choice is windows. A small tip from my side - when updating your OS, it often happens that some registry files gets corrupted or not properly installed which makes system slow. Just google above statement and you may find ways of repairing those files which will make system faster. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am currently not solving any problems related to Windows 10 operating system. I am an end user of the Windows 10 Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Associate CI/CD Engineer
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

There's a lot to like about Windows 10. First to mention is that it's super friendly. The overall user experience is top notch. It has improved it's boot time compared to Windows 7/8. I love that there are so many shortcut keys which are really useful. Multitasking with Windows has also improved compared to past versions. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The only thing that I don't like about Windows is that it's vulnerable to almost everything. There are many bugs and errors being found everyday. Nevertheless, they try to patch those as soon as possible. Other than that, I don't have any dislikes about Windows 10. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I highly recommend Windows 10 to anyone. It is a good user-friendly OS. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is very user-friendly. I like that it integrates well with all MS Office applications. That has been really helpful. Windows 10 is ideal for mobile application development. I like the built-in Windows defender feature as well. It acts as same as any other anti-virus programs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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What do you like best?

Windows 10 is undoubtedly the best ever OS for desktop computers. Year by year, it is becoming better than before. I love its ease of use. Windows 10 Pro is undoubtedly the best OS for developers (other than Linux). The polished UI makes it feel comfortable to use. The basic utilities provided by Microsoft is worth time savvy, and most of the laptop manufacturers are now perfectly trying to pair the hardware with Windows, which makes it special. Also, Windows 10 gives rolling updates, which makes every user not upgrade every year by paying money. I love that part too. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Windows don't harness the power of Open source, at least some features can be made open source, which will help other developers to contribute and help make Windows better day by day. Even though my primary development environment is Linux (Arch), I love to stay inside Windows, because it has less messy features. If Windows comes powered in Open source, it has a huge potential to revolutionize computing again. Open-sourcing doesn't necessarily mean it comes without a price (like most people think). That's the only part I hate the most. Since we can watch what's inside an open-source product, that gives us, the developers, further satisfaction. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

All my video editing, gaming, and some development works are done using Windows 10. The great pairing of my Asus device is perfect with Windows only, far better than Linux distros, because the manufacturers have made the source code only compatible with Windows. Features like battery management and display adapting are not available in any other distros. But Windows perfectly deals with that. Also, proprietary software like Adobe works on Windows 10 only, so my design works also is using Windows 10 Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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