Why Windows is FREE Now

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  1. KlusterX!
    KlusterX!
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I've never paid in 30 years of life for an OS

  2. Efren Arevalo
    Efren Arevalo
    2 dögum síðan

    But it has always been free, right?

  3. YouDontKnowSponge
    YouDontKnowSponge
    2 dögum síðan

    Sticking with Windows 7 as I don't care if Microsoft ended support. Should be fine as long as I use it wisely. 10 is too buggy and spies on you. Windows went downhill after 7 as in an ideal world 7 would have been the final version of Windows.

  4. Andy Mayer
    Andy Mayer
    2 dögum síðan

    Because it's now spyware which collects your data and sends them to microsoft.

  5. Christopher Ashby
    Christopher Ashby
    2 dögum síðan

    Just want to say THANK YOU you guys saved me over $100

  6. TheGmack101
    TheGmack101
    3 dögum síðan

    Remember everybody "If you're not paying for the product, you are the product."

  7. Aiko
    Aiko
    3 dögum síðan

    Not saying they aint there but ive never seen a single ad.

  8. Tony Firenze
    Tony Firenze
    3 dögum síðan

    because the Linux operating system is better and doesn't get viruses, plus it's open source and FREE!

  9. Pit Viper
    Pit Viper
    3 dögum síðan

    The main reason is because they can spy on every user who uses it to get free data to sell to companies for a premium. Microsoft, Apple, Alphabet, Samsung, etc all do it and make way more money than selling software that most pirate anyways. This way they are guaranteed to get you on their software instead of a pirated one that may have things taken out of it.

  10. Death Miku MEOW
    Death Miku MEOW
    3 dögum síðan

    no mention of the data mining features?

  11. NoizyBoy201
    NoizyBoy201
    3 dögum síðan

    Thought this was Toby Maguire talking about Windows

  12. Lomkey
    Lomkey
    3 dögum síðan

    Forget to add Microsoft tracks everything you do on windows 10 to have better way to target you use. Microsoft knows everything your hiding in that folder mark xxx they know what your in too.

  13. lurkIT
    lurkIT
    4 dögum síðan

    Unactivated window copies still working since 2018. Now 2020, well done, well done. /thread

  14. M
    M
    4 dögum síðan

    It's free, because they sell our data.

  15. Linda Muvic
    Linda Muvic
    4 dögum síðan

    Loved the milking mime.

  16. Triple Dot
    Triple Dot
    4 dögum síðan

    Just download KMS auto

  17. Bolledッ
    Bolledッ
    4 dögum síðan

    A few years ago i updated from windows 7 to 10 pro for free from a notification on my taskbar or some shit

  18. Strings of Fate
    Strings of Fate
    4 dögum síðan

    That window 7/8.1 life

  19. Know One
    Know One
    4 dögum síðan

    Why Windows is FREE Now..because it has gotten so crappy and so dumbed down that even Bill Gates feels guilty for charging money for it.

  20. Richard Axtmann
    Richard Axtmann
    4 dögum síðan

    *caugh* libre office *caugh*

  21. Richard Axtmann
    Richard Axtmann
    4 dögum síðan

    OR YOU COULD GET A GOOD OPERATING SYSTEM LIKE SOME LINUX DISTROS XD

  22. ᜋᜒᜊᜁᜈ᜔ ᜊᜁᜈ᜔ᜉᜓ
    ᜋᜒᜊᜁᜈ᜔ ᜊᜁᜈ᜔ᜉᜓ
    4 dögum síðan

    they make it FREE cuz they injected it of lots of bloatwares.

  23. Tselmen Enkhbat
    Tselmen Enkhbat
    4 dögum síðan

    Someone Help I got page fault in nonpaged area in my Windows 7 It is BCCODE 50 I ran Windows Memory diagnostic tool Also i run chksk and sfc scannow I cant start Last Known Good Configuration because it crashes with bsod 0x000007b I can enter safe mode I want to upgrade to Windows 10 I dont have any disc or usb Also when i enter startup repair it just starts Windows normally Please help

  24. LelNub69
    LelNub69
    5 dögum síðan

    Oh you mean suprise mechanics?

  25. Bhuvnesh Mittal
    Bhuvnesh Mittal
    5 dögum síðan

    Well there was a trick to remove that watermark also by running a a specific program in cmd which lets you to make your own product key and then when asked for activation you can enter the same. It had worked for me 2-3 years ago.

    1. Caitlin550
      Caitlin550
      4 dögum síðan

      That's illegal and not recommended. At anytime, we can shutdown the servers, and hence loosing your activation. I don't work on Windows but on Xbox, and I have a good friendship with the folks that work on activation. Source: I work at MSFT on Xbox Game Pass (Xbox division)

  26. Sandhya XD
    Sandhya XD
    5 dögum síðan

    I thought he is Tobey Maguire

  27. Omar Bartolini
    Omar Bartolini
    5 dögum síðan

    Windows 7, you can continue to use it. Is very well and stable, since the OS itself is ROCK SOLID compared to Windows 10. Regarding of the bugs and vulnerabilities insecurity are all mostly TARGETED ATTACKS. Just secure your browser and a good antivirus-antimalware software and you're good to go.

  28. skyr3x
    skyr3x
    5 dögum síðan

    Tech youtuber: *exists* LinusTechTips: Allow me to introduce myself

  29. skyr3x
    skyr3x
    5 dögum síðan

    Maybe this will shut up some of the arch linux users acting like vegans

  30. Hunting Trapping 101
    Hunting Trapping 101
    5 dögum síðan

    Never going to Windows 10. Have had Windows 7 for years, great. Windows 10 is horrible!

    1. A D
      A D
      3 dögum síðan

      *Ransomeware wants to know your location*

  31. Hmm Doh
    Hmm Doh
    5 dögum síðan

    Microsoft : I can’t beat ps4 with or Xbox one, I can’t beat apple iOS or Android amount of users We beat all with window 10 hmmm hahahaha

  32. Keith Smith
    Keith Smith
    6 dögum síðan

    After trying to stop the spying Micro$oft does on any Windows 10 computer, I said"To hell with that" and switched to Linux. I don't game and for me, now My data is out of Micro$oft's hands and secure. OH, BTW I use adblockers too as the only good ad is no ad.

  33. Elander
    Elander
    6 dögum síðan

    Unsure if this is patched, but afair you can just type "control color" in a Run window to access the old color settings for Windows and it'll keep the setting even if you're on unactivated Windows, still works on my WS2016 VMs atleast.

  34. Jynx Draxxin
    Jynx Draxxin
    6 dögum síðan

    Nope I've had enough of Microsoft shilling...

  35. cgarzs
    cgarzs
    6 dögum síðan

    Winblows sucks. Linux is better and free.

  36. Style
    Style
    6 dögum síðan

    me clicking on it after buying windows 10 seriously i literally bought it December i got so mad when i saw this title

  37. Ebenezer ks
    Ebenezer ks
    6 dögum síðan

    It is free upgrade version or the iso new operating system full free download?

  38. The Raven
    The Raven
    6 dögum síðan

    Spying. There, I said it for you.

  39. Quinton Porter
    Quinton Porter
    6 dögum síðan

    Kmspico. Nuff said.

    1. Caitlin550
      Caitlin550
      4 dögum síðan

      That's illegal and not recommended. Source: I work at MSFT on Xbox Game Pass (Xbox division)

  40. You Are
    You Are
    6 dögum síðan

    Windows wasn’t free before....?

  41. Brisson Kévin
    Brisson Kévin
    6 dögum síðan

    Because building a PC is already annoying enough on your wallet, the fucking operating system should be free.

  42. Saheb Saha
    Saheb Saha
    6 dögum síðan

    I hate it when Ads load faster than the actual Video 😡😡

  43. Gabriel Majin
    Gabriel Majin
    7 dögum síðan

    Some fun facts : 1.with one line of text in cmd u can remove the need for activation and the watermark. 2.that windows is gonna update with no problems. This has been basic knowledge since win7. The main reason ppl use win10 is for gaming since u're forced to use it. If u don't game Linux is the waaaaay better choice.

  44. Señorita Abril
    Señorita Abril
    7 dögum síðan

    I was able to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 10, also my Office 365 works fine for free.

  45. AFugy
    AFugy
    7 dögum síðan

    The many calls to get a new Windows key.

  46. Neil Roy
    Neil Roy
    7 dögum síðan

    I can't complain. I actually like Windows 10. It hasn't been perfect, but I recall FAR MORE problems when I moved from XP to Windows 7. My move to Windows 10 was fairly event free. Only ONE program I used on 7 didn't work on 10, and it was a Microsoft program, ironically, for my camera, which is also Microsoft. But the built in camera software that came with 10 is actually better, so not an issue. I haven't seen much in the way of ads on it at all yet. Could be due to my not adopting it until June of 2019 and following a few online videos about what to disable when I installed it. I have tried out Linux, and while it has come a long ways and is a much better experience, I still prefer Windows by a country mile over it. If I HAD to I would make the switch, but I hope it never comes to that as I really love how Windows works, and I think this is a very nice way for them to do it. I don't think they get enough credit to be honest. There have been problems with 10, but in the past, they had problems as well and always managed to fix them.

  47. Drew Miller
    Drew Miller
    7 dögum síðan

    i still havent activated my windows and have had this pc for over 2 years

  48. Injlo Rams
    Injlo Rams
    7 dögum síðan

    Link? Dislike 👎

  49. Unknown Username
    Unknown Username
    7 dögum síðan

    Don’t forget data theft & the resale of it, which is why Windows 10 is bundled with a crap ton of spyware. If you’re tech savvy you can turn most of it off, which is why most ppl with a lick of sense use Windows 7 still

  50. We The People
    We The People
    7 dögum síðan

    Mac has been Free for years, and without all the Windows Bloat, and Virus that it picks up,

  51. Dread Reaper
    Dread Reaper
    7 dögum síðan

    Strange i newer pay anything 4 any OS and i always got updates and ewerything that goes with it...

  52. EastAngliaUK
    EastAngliaUK
    7 dögum síðan

    they want your data

  53. wolf family okey
    wolf family okey
    8 dögum síðan

    I bet they will force u to pay them for security later like u want an upgrade pay us 99 dollars u want to download somthing pay us i bet something like that will happen beacuse why wouled they just randomly make it free for everyone so yeah its going to be like EA asking ur money for everything like most of the companys would do ;-;

  54. shiro cat
    shiro cat
    8 dögum síðan

    Clippy loot box I don’t want it lol

  55. shadowdance4666
    shadowdance4666
    8 dögum síðan

    I’m still on windows 7

  56. King Hoffbeers
    King Hoffbeers
    8 dögum síðan

    Awesome info!!!! 😁👍👍

  57. bobpeters61
    bobpeters61
    8 dögum síðan

    If you use Windows, then you are Microsoft's product. They are now in the spyware/data harvesting business.

  58. HüskyVoicę
    HüskyVoicę
    8 dögum síðan

    I think they made this free to destroy the Windows of the people with pirated copies through updates but its just a hunch

  59. Joe Anon
    Joe Anon
    8 dögum síðan

    It's free because they should be paying us to use it at this point. If at any point you've paid more than about $10 for a key, you got soaked. But that's just the opinion of someone who's supported Microsoft products since DOS. I use linux but for 1 gaming machine and 1 portable with a few windows specific tools like fusion360. I feel dirty every time the OS updates. Like I need to get checked for std's or something. Can you tell I'm not a fan? Their latest windows insider update broke my fusion360 install and the installer. Nothing they suggested could have fixed the issue. A full reset didn't work, a fresh reinstall of 1909 was required. Neither Autodesk nor Microsoft had any answers until after I (and others stuck with the issue) found a horrible solution but a solution none the less. I still have sealed copies of win95 I was forced to purchase with pc's. Were I able, I could have stood in line and got the refund they owed me. Canadians weren't included in the settlement. I upgraded a windows 7 laptop with zero issues over Christmas.

  60. BetterTelevision
    BetterTelevision
    8 dögum síðan

    don't give them ideas 3:38