So, I just got done testing out the Windows 10 Tech Preview and I'm glad I did but not over the moon about it.
I'm very comfortable with Windows 7 and will hang on to that the way others are/were clinging to XP.
As I was testing the OS the one item that seemed odd to me and that a little unsure of was the requirement of having to log into my OS with my email credentials.
I realize this started with Windows 8 and that, I believe (but am not sure) that Apple OS' require this also but I don't like this idea of logging onto my local machine and it immediately "calls home" and heads to my email account.
Please note that I am not seeking to bash Microsoft here.
There are things I don't like about how MS does business, but I can say the same about Target stores, Bojangles, Wal-Mart, etc, so this is not my focus.
Instead, I'm wondering - and am seeking technical-based feedback - about the dangers of having your Local Machine having to log into your email account on Start Up.
It hasn't been addressed on the articles that I searched for, most of them literally say, "get over it" or some other oddly dismissive statement. I know that you can log on without email credentials, but every article I read mentions the "reduced functionality" of the OS if a person elects to take that route.
Is this the new trend?
And, if your email is hacked - and don't we see a lot of that here at BC - is your machine compromised?
Any feedback, or articles that address this would be greatly appreciated and again, any bashing of MS will be ignored.
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