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Does it actually go and index stuff when on battery power?

That seems kind of mad, perhaps there is some issue with power management that causes this.


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the font on one of my desktops is messed up/blurry/fuzzy and the latest updates and drivers dont seem to solve this
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Hit Start, type "DPI" and you should get the option, "Change size of apps on screen".

Open that, in there there's a slider, move that to the full left, which is 100% - Default.

This will make all the Windows elements and text render at normal native resolution and side.

If you're using a high-DPI screen you need a registry hack fix, let me know if you need that.
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I've had the 'fuzzy font' issue with IE on win 8.1 as well, and never have been able to fix it properly. Oddly it -only- affects the browser, font rendering is fine in all other applications and other browsers like chrome and firefox. I have the zoom set at 100% so that isn't it either.

On windows 8 it seems to have something to do with a bug in cleartype or anti-aliasing. I haven't had any problems with win 10, but that's on a machine that came from 7 so never had the win 8 problem in the first place.
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That seems kind of mad, perhaps there is some issue with power management that causes this.
Yup, all the time. Whenever the fan turns on I check the task manager and sure enough, always search indexing.

Changing the power management wouldn't do anything, I always have it on the most power conservative power setting. I'll check again, but I doubt there's anything I missed turning off.
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Guess not, though you can disable indexing for drives in general. Doing that would make searches slower, but if you rarely search for files it might be a good option.
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I did not know this. Can you point me in the direction for this setting? All I've found is disabling the service all together.
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I actually just did this with my laptop. You can change it under properties for the drive and at the bottom of the General tap click on "Allow files on this drive to have contents indexed..." This turns off indexing for the drive. Apply this to all files and sub folders and ignore any error messages as some files will be in use. If you want to turn off searching disable windows search in services.
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I dunno guys, does this really bother you that much? Being able to access any file on my computer instantly through Start menu search is one of the best features of Windows since W7, and I cannot do without that.

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I guess this varies from person to person - i hardly use the feature, but know where i put by stuff. Once in a while i might use it find something i forgot about
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ok i solved it by changing the HDMI Input Label of my LG monitor to "PC" like the other hdmi input which i use for another computer. windows 10 rocks so far.
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Aside from the much lamented update issue, I'm actually quite happy with windows 10.

Updates seem to have really ironed out the issues I did have initially, like not supporting my soundcard.

That said, having looked at Steam user statistics last night, Windows 7 is still overwhelmingly the default OS. Which is interesting because all those privacy issues that (which are real and serious issues) have been incorporated in updates in windows 7, and 8.
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I guess there will be a peak in users switching towards 10 before the free upgrade period runs out.

For now few users really have a need to potentially muck up a perfectly well running system, but i reckon they'll try to future-proof them as the end of the free upgrading time draws near.
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Well, for gamers in particular there is some incentive upgrade. Windows 10 supports DirectX 12... older windows versions do not. Which in theory can mean improvement in some games.

Unfortunately real work testing has shown no significant advantage as of yet, and it will likely be another 2 years before we see games actually make use of it.

I also would not be surprised at all if MS were to extend the upgrade period indefinitely... the more people they can get to upgrade the cheaper it is for them in the long run, vs supporting older OS versions.
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Well, for gamers in particular there is some incentive upgrade. Windows 10 supports DirectX 12... older windows versions do not. Which in theory can mean improvement in some games.

Unfortunately real work testing has shown no significant advantage as of yet, and it will likely be another 2 years before we see games actually make use of it.

I also would not be surprised at all if MS were to extend the upgrade period indefinitely... the more people they can get to upgrade the cheaper it is for them in the long run, vs supporting older OS versions.
Ha, now you're speaking my language.

This is exactly why I installed W10 on my new laptop. DX12 is the future, no doubt.

I wouldn't say 2 years, though. You can grab Unreal Engine 4 and start writing DX12 shaders (or just run DX12 capable demos) right away - they've been out for some time now.

But yeah, game development is a tricky process because you can't just re-write your rendering code mid-production, so only the games that are currently in the stage where they can still incorporate DX12 will do so, but they'll be out in in maybe a year. DX12 development kits and documentation has been out for long time so I don't think we'll wait too long.

What I'm most happy about is the multi-GPU support, check this out:
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Long-story-short, you can use any GPU to add more performance to your games. Any Intel Core owner already has an Intel HD GPU onboard - you can use that in parallel to the primary GPU you are using for gaming to boost your performance, and not by some marginal degree, either! Unreal Engine "Elemental Demo" has been used to test the multi-gpu setup earlier, and difference was 35 FPS -> 39 FPS.

And that's before you start taking the actual advantage of DX12 into account: the CPU overhead reduction for draw calls.

Now, I'm not expecting games are suddenly gonna run 60FPS flat on ancient hardware - no hardware manufacturer wants that, all I'm saying is that we can pretty much expect games to look like pre-rendered trailers, on normal non-cutting-edge hardware.
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That's very well possible. I suspect they will keep up the idea that it's a limited time offer until the 11th hour, and then annouce the period would be extended for some amount of time.

I think they might keep that up until the security support for win 7 ends all the way in 2020, and even offer it at that point.

Machines 'stuck' on XP are a big headache already, but those don't have the free update option at all. This probably has to do with hardware limitations of computers from that era.

If MS gets the absolute minium hardware requirements of 10 to say as low as those of 7 until 2020/2021 there should be no problem. In theory that would mean running with up to 11 year old hardware (that came stock with win 7 in 2009). As of now the minimum hardware requirements mostly match - 1 gb or ram for 32 bit, 2 gb for 64 bit, though windows 7 already slowed to a croll on < 2gb in most cases.
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