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Windows 10 Announces Feature Changes

Windows 10 is announced to be a free update for those using Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1. However, what should you know before you make the upgrade



1) Windows is ending native DVD player support
Additional drivers and codecs will need to be downloaded, but Windows Media Player will no longer be able to play DVD Movies. Many media burning suites come with DVD playing software.


2) Windows Media Center is going away

Some people use Windows Media Center to watch TV on their PC or to record TV shows to watch later. You can also create a media library to share across Windows Media Center receivers (such as XBox 360). This is similar to how iTunes can work with Apple TV. However, windows is saying goodbye to Windows Media Center. It is not certain what, if anything, will take its place.

3)Windows Live Essentials becomes OneDrive Inbox


4) Windows 7 Gadgets will be removed
Windows 7 was the last version of Windows to offer Desktop Gadgets. This feature may be unnecessary with new start menu in Windows 10 having tiles and icons you can customize.



More information about Windows 10 can be found in this article below:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2015/06/02/windows-10-features-removed-windows-7-windows-8/?linkId=14670111

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