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Windows 10 'gotcha' could getcha

OS upgrades can introduce unexpected behaviors and new problems

Windows 10 anger
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There’s always a “gotcha” in application software upgrades but even worse are the ones that find you in operating system upgrades.

More often than not, an OS upgrade will break something so that you have to choose between downgrading the OS so you can continue to run a crucial app or sticking with the upgraded OS but without the application. But equally annoying, and far more time wasting, is that an OS upgrade might (will) change one or more aspects of how the system works such that it’s either less usable or does things in a different and unexpected way. Doing things a different way was what caught out a Reddit user named FalloutBoS after he installed Windows 10. FalloutBoS reported:

Loaded up WIN 10 last night and left it on to do its thing. Woke up to wife asking why I set it to rotate all my porn images right on the desk top view. I have no idea how to shut that feature off and that computer is staying shut down until I do.

Free windows and a free trip to the doghouse. Thanks Microsoft!!!

Edit: Don't make my mistake, keep your private pictures out of My Pictures, no matter how deep you hide them in sub folders. My wife is very happy I admitted my mistake on this sub. She said I took my medicine and she now finds it quite funny. 'Ain't love grand?

Let this be a warning to you all … 

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