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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#864 Samsung: Don't install Windows 10. REALLY
Samsung is advising customers against succumbing to Microsoft’s nagging and installing Windows 10.

The consumer electronics giant's support staff have admitted drivers for its PCs still don’t work with Microsoft's newest operating system and told customers they should simply not make the upgrade.

That’s nearly a year after Microsoft released Windows 10 and with a month to go until its successor – Windows 10 Anniversary Update – lands.

Samsung’s customers have complained repeatedly during the last 12 months of being either unable to install Microsoft’s operating system on their machines or Windows 10 not working properly with components if they do succeed.

However, with the one-year anniversary fast approaching it seems neither of these tech giants have succeeded in solving these persistent problems.
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#867 The impossible task of creating a “Best VPNs” list today
#866 Ransomware is working, and the cybercrooks know it
#865 Outlook and Hotmail flooded by spam
#864 Samsung: Don't install Windows 10. REALLY
#863 Out-of-the-box exploitation possible on PCs from top 5 OEMs
#862 Tor Browser 6.0: Ditches SHA-1 support, uses DuckDuckGo for default search results
#861 Crypto-ransomware attacks Windows 7 and later, scraps backward compatibility
#860 Millions of PCs ship with bloatware riddled with security flaws, say researchers
#859 Got $90,000? A Windows 0-Day could be yours
#858 Flaw in popular WordPress plug-in Jetpack puts over a million websites at risk
#857 SSL/TLS and PKI timeline
#856 Hackers find bugs, extort ransom and call it a public service
#855 SandJacking attack puts Apple iOS devices at risk to rogue apps
#854 PayPal to pull out of Turkey following license denial
#853 US court says no warrant needed for cellphone location data
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