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Vinay Hegde Author • Edited on

That's because of a handshake between Microsoft's arcane documentation and burnt child dreads the fire experiences people have had when tinkering with Windows until now. But it does seem Windows 11 will change that perception for the better.

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The Sharp Ninja

I don't see the connection between using an open standard used by both Windows and Linux and blaming the fact that in the past people did stupid things to justify being intentionally uninformed and resistant to the same techniques that Apple and Linux also use.

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Vinay Hegde Author

When it's Windows, people aren't intentionally uninformed but rather due to unawareness or little/no choice/lack of alternatives.

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The Sharp Ninja

Please explain, I am not following your logic.

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Vinay Hegde Author

Please re-read my previous comments, I already have.

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The Sharp Ninja

No, you use circular logic to say that people are uninformed because they have been burned but alsi claim that people aren't wilfully ignoring facts. But when people choose to ignore facts because they have been burned before they are still willfully ignoring facts.

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Vinay Hegde Author • Edited on

Unsure how you interpeted circular logic out of those 2 comments, let me make it easier

Tweaking Windows to one's preferences is difficult as Microsoft doesn't permit changes to the OS or any components in it. They also have a history of botched OTA updates.

This then leads people to stay away from customisations & ignore future updates willfully as they don't want to tamper a working environment & impact their daily work.