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post #19771 of 19779 Old Yesterday, 02:49 PM
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The really dumb thing about it is they had the Edge engine running in IE in an early preview. It's obvious to most that the Edge feature set and UI aren't ready yet. Since they were so insistent on July 29, why couldn't they have launched Windows 10 with a theoretical IE12 that did this, and then only rebranded/relaunched with Edge when it was ready? Especially since this is supposed to be how Windows 10 operates in general - having periodic feature updates as needed.

I really just don't get it at all.

Obviously the reason they released so early is to make the back to school season, so they must have faced a lot of pressure from the IHVs. But that's poor thinking when the vast majority of 10 installs aren't going to be new PCs like in the past, since they're pushing the upgrade down to everyone.

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After I installed Win10, Windows Media Player was still there, though they'd changed the default for the filetypes that it was assigned to the new Movies and TV app; I changed most of them back. I wasn't referring to Windows Media Center (WMC) if that's what you were thinking.

No, I got that you were referring to WMP...just haven't seen it as of yet. Is it called something else?

Man, do I miss ZUNE. It was my "go to" music APP...
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No, I got that you were referring to WMP...just haven't seen it as of yet. Is it called something else?

Man, do I miss ZUNE. It was my "go to" music APP...
Hell I still use my Zune program. It still works and until they quit making it where it does not connect to the music servers, then that is my go to music app!

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Hell I still use my Zune program. It still works and until they quit making it where it does not connect to the music servers, then that is my go to music app!
I guess I'm not sure if you can still DL it...I lost it, doing the clean install.

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I guess I'm not sure if you can still DL it...I lost it, doing the clean install.

Ah--I did not do a clean install and I still have both WMP and Zune. And Zune remains my go to music player.

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I thought that it was just me . A number of things seem a bit oversimplified, like the video app (whose one saving grace is that it can play MKV files and can display poster frames from them in Explorer if named the default player, which VLC cannot do).

At least they left IE11 and WMP around, if those are what you prefer.
VLC can't play MKV or something else? I recently messed around in Windows 10 and I couldn't play the MKVs I created with Windows Media player, So I switched the default player to VLC for MKVs so when I click on those MKVs it plays them with the VLC player.

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VLC can't play MKV or something else? I recently messed around in Windows 10 and I couldn't play the MKVs I created with Windows Media player, So I switched the default player to VLC for MKVs so when I click on those MKVs it plays them with the VLC player.
Yes VLC can play MKVs (and I can do tricks with it like display an SBS 3D clip in 2D that I could never do with something like the Movies and TV app). The M&TV app however, can display a poster frame for MKV video in large and extra large icons in File Explorer, VLC cannot do thatm displaying its hazard cone logo instead.

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I'm looking for a decent budget stereo headset for Xbox One; any suggestions?

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I'm looking for a decent budget stereo headset for Xbox One; any suggestions?
I have had good headsets from Turtlebeach. XO4 would be good for a start. I just got the 420x wireless and it's great!
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