Windows 10

HI there -is there a problem with windows 10 and Microsoft 365 pro. I'm constantly loosing my files like they are being corrupted somehow and I know how to save them properly etc. It's very very strange. I have a new computer HP and I'm getting a little pee'd off. hope someone can help.

geek_skinner2, Aug 11, 11:22 am

I have a question myself . if one buys a new computer under guarantee, and there are problems with the operating system, eg Windows 10 or whatever, is the retailer obliged to send a repair person to fix it? In other words, what comeback if any does one have?

geek_venna2, Aug 11, 3:12 pm

None - manufacturer warranties are hardware only. The EULA of software pretty much excludes any form of liability for anyone

geek_king1, Aug 11, 3:15 pm

Seems like quite a few bugs in Windows 10. Luckily I haven't upgraded yet. I'll wait a few months before hitting the upgrade button me thinks.

geek_540trickzter, Aug 11, 3:56 pm

Not for a new device it doesn't. You can't contract out of the CGA - even with a lengthy EULA. The Windows EULA for OEM (as opposed to retail versions) anyway placed an obligation for support on the system builder - which was always a bit of a grey area for retail sales of OEM versions, where the customer was the system builder.
If the OEM software supplied doesn't work on the device, then it's absolutely the hardware vendor's problem to sort out.
OTOH, if the hardware is claimed to work with W8, and won't work with W10, then it's not the hardware vendor's problem.
I presume that recent sales of PCs have had "Windows 10 ready" stickers etc on them or other such claims made, as was done with past new OS releases. In that case too - if win10 didn't work, you'd have every right to take the blardy thing back to the vendor for them to sort out or refund your $$$.

geek_mm12345, Aug 11, 4:04 pm

give this a go then
Originally Posted by Microsoft

Microsoft collects data to operate effectively and provide you the best experiences with our services. You provide some of this data directly, such as when you create a Microsoft account, submit a search query to Bing, speak a voice command to Cortana, upload a document to OneDrive, or contact us for support. We get some of it by recording how you interact with our services by, for example, using technologies like cookies, and receiving error reports or usage data from software running on your device.
We also obtain data from third parties (including other companies). For example, we supplement the data we collect by purchasing demographic data from other companies. We also use services from other companies to help us determine a location based on your IP address in order to customize certain services to your location.
The data we collect depends on the services and features you use, and includes the following.
Name and contact data. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.
Credentials. We collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.
Demographic data. We collect data about you such as your age, gender, country and preferred language.
Interests and favorites. We collect data about your interests and favorites, such as the teams you follow in a sports app, the stocks you track in a finance app, or the favorite cities you add to a weather app. In addition to those you explicitly provide, your interests and favorites may also be inferred or derived from other data we collect.
Payment data. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument.

geek_frogycrzy, Aug 11, 4:05 pm

part 2

Usage data. We collect data about how you interact with our services. This includes data, such as the features you use, the items you purchase, the web pages you visit, and the search terms you enter. This also includes data about your device, including IP address, device identifiers, regional and language settings, and data about the network, operating system, browser or other software you use to connect to the services. And it also includes data about the performance of the services and any problems you experience with them.
Contacts and relationships. We collect data about your contacts and relationships if you use a Microsoft service to manage contacts, or to communicate or interact with other people or organizations.
Location data. We collect data about your location, which can be either precise or imprecise. Precise location data can be Global Position System (GPS) data, as well as data identifying nearby cell towers and Wi-Fi hotspots, we collect when you enable location-based services or features. Imprecise location data includes, for example, a location derived from your IP address or data that indicates where you are located with less precision, such as at a city or postal code level.
Content. We collect content of your files and communications when necessary to provide you with the services you use. This includes: the content of your documents, photos, music or video you upload to a Microsoft service such as OneDrive. It also includes the content of your communications sent or received using Microsoft services, such as the:

???subject line and body of an email,
???text or other content of an instant message,
???audio and video recording of a video message, and
???audio recording and transcript of a voice message you receive or a text message you dictate.

Additionally, when you contact us, such as for customer support, phone conversations or chat sessions with our representatives may be monitored and recorded. If you enter our retail stores, your image may be captured by our security cameras.
You have choices about the data we collect.

geek_frogycrzy, Aug 11, 4:05 pm

In summary, they give all your info to the Illuminati, so they can kill those who oppose them more efficiently when the New World Order begins. I'm only half kidding).

geek_r.g.nixon, Mar 1, 10:58 pm

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