10 ways Windows is just BETTER

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Windows is the most popular desktop platform in the world, beating out Mac and Linux.
We reached out to our community to find out what they liked most about Windows and why its just better then what Apple or Linux bring to the table.
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  • geez im learning more about windows every day! idk you could hit WIN and a number and open that taskbar program!

    Zeke HollowayZeke HollowayVor 38 Minuten
  • I find it so unfortunate that such a big company like microsoft doesn't do a better job at trying to make windows better. Every single time they try to implement modern features in windows they fail miserably and give up on it, biggest example windows 8. Microsoft had so much potential to seriously compete with what apple does, having a complete range of products from mobile to desktop but they just didn't do it. Can you imagine how great it would be to have a good windows phone and a good version of windows 8 in 2020 on dedicated microsoft devices. Instead we have windows 10 which is basically just a fancier looking windows 7 and poor integration of smartphones from other brands. And the worst part of it is that they are the market leaders so anyone who wants to actually innovate can't. I really hope that apple or google gain more market share for pc's so microsoft finally wakes up and does something with windows or they go down like nokia for example did.

    Got memes?Got memes?Vor 4 Stunden
  • Not gonna lie 30$ for water bottle

    Ezekiel LombardiEzekiel LombardiVor 15 Stunden
  • The only good news I have found for a Windows computer is to be a paperweight or something to set another computer built with windows on and smash them both with a hammer. Apple is 10 times better than 20 times easier to use than any crappy piece of junk windows PC

    Dannon WrightDannon WrightVor Tag
  • The only reason: windows computers are cheaper

    Isaac MossiosIsaac MossiosVor Tag
  • I love shake to minimize. :p

    Jaycey ClelandJaycey ClelandVor Tag
  • What if you forget your lastpass password and username

    Christof .V.Christof .V.Vor 2 Tage
  • But, best feature of mac is you can install Windows and use as windows machine

    Varun ShahVarun ShahVor 3 Tage
    • You can also install mac on windows

      PashoPashoVor 2 Tage
  • 2:20 and Counter Strike is a mod of Half Life...

    Pre MalonePre MaloneVor 4 Tage
  • I'd agree the Western world uses Windows a fair amount, countries like China use a version of Linux with the Chinese fading out Windows usage in the next few years. All to do with security..... Me, I'm tinkering around with Linux. While the command line interface is a pain, Mint seems fairly easy to use. And Steam runs on it. Very easy to set up too. Bill must be gutted that no one likes sending him data.

    bertiesworldbertiesworldVor 4 Tage
  • It just wor- Please wait while we apply the newest updates...

    Gabriel EderGabriel EderVor 4 Tage
  • So basically... "Tech gods only OS" the 'power user' can stick to their macs.

    Damen RBDamen RBVor 4 Tage
  • Love how to this day people are still killing each others over which OS is the best, as if there was such a thing as "The BEST OS". Chill out jeez.

    federico ciampiconifederico ciampiconiVor 4 Tage
  • All I can say is that Windows 10 runs like a dream on my extremely common HP Desktop. Too many annoying bugs never get fixed in Linux, for example every Xubuntu release after 16.04.6 seems to have issues with mouse freezes and mouse pauses when copying files on the HP. So to get a good experience I have to run a LTS support version that only gets the main security updates. The guy at Dedoimedo who reviews Linux distros is 100% right about the lack of quality. Then even on Xubuntu 16.04.6 I have to remove Lightlocker and replace it with Gnomescreensaver, avoid using VLC, install Alsamixer gui to get full volume control. Install Wine using a how-to from the FOSS site. This works well but who knows if Wine desktop integration won't get broken again and stay that way for months or more again. And remember that Xubuntu is about the most sensible and stable distro you'd ever find.

    Mike MMike MVor 4 Tage
  • Linus: Talks about stable performance Meanwhile Microsoft: “We use Linux for our servers cos windows is unreliable”

    KAV12 FCKAV12 FCVor 5 Tage
  • It’s pretty simple Mac for work and Windows for play And Linux if you’re into that

    KAV12 FCKAV12 FCVor 5 Tage
  • Please tel me I’m not the only one who completely disagrees with “it just works”.... brand new pc- numerous BSOD because of all that “automagical updates”.

    Ryan FoxRyan FoxVor 5 Tage
  • There's a difference between an OS and an ecosystem. Linux is a far superior OS to Windows and Mac OS. Everything you mentioned is related to the Windows ecosystem. Except things like @ 4:22 the registry, but actually it's a mess. Oh, 6:14 LOL. "1. Install updates. 2. Clean temporary data. 3. Perform AV scan. 4. Reinstall Windows." MS forum support in a nutshell.

    ClifffSVKClifffSVKVor 6 Tage
  • Logo looks like a broken nazi swastika ❌

    girgit singhgirgit singhVor 6 Tage
  • To me windows has the most polished simplified os

    BR3NN4N G00DB0YBR3NN4N G00DB0YVor 6 Tage
  • It was mad being a Mac usser whilst studying chemistry, in particular computational chemistry, where most softwares were specifically available on windows only despite MacOS being better suited for the jobs I needed to do. I had to do a lot of programming which was based off UNIX and it was so frustrating having to go find a windows PC on campus to do the work that I should have been able to do on the Mac. Not a fault of mac nor of windows but the majority of Scientific software, from my experience, is so outdated, clunky and over encumber-some that it wouldn't surprise me if they are the same updates since the late 90s/eaarly 00s.

    Josh MouleJosh MouleVor 7 Tage
  • Windows is just most productive software , I agree . Linux ,specifically ubuntu is best software for programmers and development, I agree indeed. Are you a developer , yeah python developer to be specific (web development on which linux is best and machine learning on which mac os x is worst and deep learning where windows as well as mac os x both are worst . Windows have compatibility issues with Google's Tensor flow 2.0 and mac os x has issue with powerful GPU options so linux is the only way if you dual boot windows with linux) So what should I choose , Umm.... Why not both... I bought a windows power ful gaming laptop with i7 and bla bla and just dual booted with linux 18.04 and boom I got best of both worlds...

    Drishtant RaiDrishtant RaiVor 9 Tage
  • #1 gaming

    Official Floor Gang MemberOfficial Floor Gang MemberVor 9 Tage
  • I found this old bluetooth dongle and the latest windows it supports was xp and the earliest was windows 98 SE so I just put it in and it just worked

    It's Kiwi GamerIt's Kiwi GamerVor 10 Tage
  • Pleaaaaase take off the fedora

    Kendy LouwaarsKendy LouwaarsVor 10 Tage
  • Why is the background the logo of google developers student club?

    Chirag GomberChirag GomberVor 10 Tage
  • but aren't we giving our passwords to lastpass

    Mahesh PanchakshareMahesh PanchakshareVor 10 Tage
  • 1. Don’t care 2. Don’t care 3. Don’t care 4. Don’t care 5. Don’t care 6. Don’t care 7. Don’t care 8. Don’t care 9. You’re a joke 10. Don’t care

    Reginald MizerReginald MizerVor 10 Tage
  • All the dislikes are from macbook gamers and users.

    Ian RodriguezIan RodriguezVor 10 Tage
  • 1,000,000 minecarft tnt vs windows 10?

    evil little kitty tylerevil little kitty tylerVor 11 Tage
  • Agree with a lot, but Windows doesn’t just work, at all. There are infinite common errors that aren’t that easy to fix.

    Raúl Víquez ReyesRaúl Víquez ReyesVor 11 Tage
  • 4:19 /mac

    BlankYTBlankYTVor 11 Tage
  • for me windows is better because 1. Windows UI are much simpler than another 2. Windows CMD are much easier than a terminal

    Windows_ Vienna_10Windows_ Vienna_10Vor 11 Tage
  • How is Pop! OS working out for all you Linux gamers out there?

    alexis mendivilalexis mendivilVor 12 Tage
  • It's more like, Windows was 1 out of 10 before and now it is 2 out of ten.

    Nirav TailorNirav TailorVor 12 Tage
  • 2:56 "It just works" Sound like bethesda memes

    Trung Nguyễn ĐứcTrung Nguyễn ĐứcVor 12 Tage
  • Who else is using windows because they can’t afford a Mac ?

    Bryan NiBryan NiVor 12 Tage
  • So basically it comes down to this.. use windows because everyone has always used windows and thus it is better supported. Meanwhile, the servers that provided this video to your laptop are Linux. Okay, I will grant that because everyone has used Windows for so long, gaming is better on Windows.. but at what cost. Every Windows PC that is connected to the internet needs anti-virus protection. My work laptop, with 12 GB of memory is painful to use because of the all of the virus software, and other security software they need on it. Meanwhile, my Chromebook with 4 GB of memory sings, and I could make a very use able linux box out of a 4 year old laptop with 4GB of memory.. how many windows machines can say that?

    Bill McHaleBill McHaleVor 12 Tage
    • @0xDeadBeef No, that really is not true. Yes if you have 50 browser tabs open 4 GB is going to be a problem.. But if you keep it reasonable, and make wise choices with your desktop, your 4 GB linux laptop is going to preform better than it ever did with Windows on it. The notion of what is a decent machine (8 Gigs? 16 Gigs? 32 Gigs?) keeps changing every few years with Windows... Granted it does creep upwards with Linux as well... but I could get a decently usable machine with a core 2 duo based thinkpad with 4 Gigs of memory, even if I used xfce, mate or kde... Granted, battery probably wouldn't last too long.. but we are talking about a laptop over a decade old.

      Bill McHaleBill McHaleVor 6 Tage
  • I’m just waiting for that premium windows laptop

    adarsh garapatiadarsh garapatiVor 13 Tage
  • "It Just Works" really isn't a thing for Windows simply because of the huge range of drivers, some of which can be horrid, even with Windows certification. I can't even count the number of times between 1992 and 2010 that I constantly had to hunt down the "latest" video drivers since manufacturers would ship the ones that got good numbers but were unstable, then finally gave up and just accepted stock Windows drivers (and forgot about all the wizbang features of a card). It's the price paid for a open hardware system.

    Bill RatyBill RatyVor 13 Tage
  • deleting spyware is possible with windows

    Rdna123 123Rdna123 123Vor 14 Tage
  • customization on windows? please

    xyvecxyvecVor 14 Tage
  • thanks for mentioning windows power tools, fancy zones is the thing I always knew i needed but never found

    Helwin ProhaskaHelwin ProhaskaVor 14 Tage
  • Registry doesn't really give you that much control... Try to disable the Delivery Optimization service that windows uses to sneak windows updates when you're not looking after you've disabled the windows updates and "paused updates" in the settings, but suddenly find out you've downloaded 1GB using svchost in a single day. It gives you "access denied" even as administrator. Changing the permissions in the registry does nothing. This was the final straw that made me want to permanently switch to linux at the soonest since I have a limited data plan and windows pushes updates nearly every single day. Goddamn cancerous.

    Nanof UrbiznisNanof UrbiznisVor 15 Tage
    • @Jona Müller Yea I know windows never misses the chance of a network connection. I'm actually using GlassWire though so I can limit my usage very well. I can monitor every single kilobyte that goes in and out. Unfortunately I can't do anything if the process that's downloading is using svchost because browsers and almost everything else uses svchost to connect to the internet as well, so my only option is to disable the service itself... EXCEPT I CANT DISABLE THIS ONE of course, so every time it starts out of nowhere I have to manually stop it, otherwise I have to leave my laptop disconnected when I'm not using it. I've given up trying to download games or torrents overnight because of this because I'd find out I consumed 3x the bandwidth I expected when I wake up. I only download when I'm using the laptop now.

      Nanof UrbiznisNanof UrbiznisVor 14 Tage
    • I remember the good old days where I needed to get some work done on a tethered roaming connection using my smartphone connected to a windows laptop. I don't know what it did, but it used 3GB in half an hour. Even a full Linux kernel upgrade and some package upgrades uses way less

      Jona MüllerJona MüllerVor 14 Tage
  • Origin is so unbelievably shit though. Even epic games is better. Steam is the GOAT though

    Draven Wright LeeDraven Wright LeeVor 15 Tage
  • Honestly I was hoping this video would make me reconsider windows after a long time in the apple ecosystem. But honestly, it's mostly gaming and other than that, I am sooo not convinced.

    H Delowar AktherH Delowar AktherVor 15 Tage
  • 0:06 Linux must have a lot of STORAGE IN THERE HAHAHAHHA

    Roberto EranaRoberto EranaVor 15 Tage
  • There is almost 600 linux distributions not 30!!!!

    nku 22nku 22Vor 16 Tage
  • Best reason: You can download more ram in windows which u cant on osx.

    Dyler TurdenDyler TurdenVor 16 Tage
    • @Jona Müller woosshh

      Dyler TurdenDyler TurdenVor 14 Tage
    • *RAM windows can't handle properly because it's memory management is crap

      Jona MüllerJona MüllerVor 14 Tage
  • Have used Fedora, Mint & Ubuntu quite extensively and yeah I prefer windows. Linux sometimes feels like it is deliberately awkward

    Beautiful Pygmy GoatBeautiful Pygmy GoatVor 16 Tage
  • Wndowas is much better

    Cafe MimCafe MimVor 16 Tage
  • If windows 10 fell behind in gaming, I'd be fully on Ubuntu in a second. Gaming is the only reason i buy Windows personally.

    Imperium Commenting NetworkImperium Commenting NetworkVor 17 Tage
    • @Jona MüllerI do use Ubuntu, just not all the time. I'm saying i would toss my windows 10 copy in a drawer for good, when enough mainline developers support Linux from the box

      Imperium Commenting NetworkImperium Commenting NetworkVor 14 Tage
    • Waiting for others to switch is not how free markets work.

      Jona MüllerJona MüllerVor 14 Tage
  • When you are too rich for the stock Windows background 8:43

    malek abumojehmalek abumojehVor 17 Tage
  • 1. compatibility 2. thats it

    CitrusCitrusVor 17 Tage
  • If Linux came pre-installed on most prebuilts it would be a matter of a few years before Linux became the obvious choice for everyone...

    part1clepart1cleVor 17 Tage
    • Especially if schools stop using it.

      Jona MüllerJona MüllerVor 14 Tage
  • I LOVE WINDOWS!!!! i especially love how i gotta keep messing with it to fix software issues, i also love how i constantly have to keep tinkering with it to get things to work properly! its FUN! its like a puzzle, a puzzle thats missing a few pieces but i just dont realize it. oh did i mention the viruses?! they are everywhere! LOVE viruses! they are the best! keeps me busy all the time, i mean what else would i be doing?

    Braxton LucasBraxton LucasVor 17 Tage
  • KFC FTW!

    Teh PigezTeh PigezVor 18 Tage
  • 10 Ways AmigaOS is better when?

    CarBitGTSaxenCarBitGTSaxenVor 18 Tage
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    Tizu und TitandulaTizu und TitandulaVor 18 Tage
  • I watched this because i try to be open minded

    Alexander HewittAlexander HewittVor 18 Tage
  • Linus: I am a Windows guy and am wondering how to get office for free without pirating? Right now I am using google drive which is free.

    Marinelli Bros PodcastMarinelli Bros PodcastVor 19 Tage
  • 10:02 tell that to macOS Catalina

    Jo Seph GDJo Seph GDVor 19 Tage
  • My reasons: the programs I need as an engineer are just available on windows.

    Lille boyLille boyVor 19 Tage
  • Fuck Linux...

    xxxxxxVor 20 Tage
    • Why do you dislike Linux?

      Abdulwahab JagAbdulwahab JagVor 18 Tage
  • CAD is the only thing stopping me to install linux

    Ritam SarkarRitam SarkarVor 20 Tage
    • Sadly, I have to agree. Even though I like freecad and prefer it over most others, anyone used to common cad Programms will have a really bad time.

      Jona MüllerJona MüllerVor 14 Tage
  • 10:02 "Losing access to them because of an OS update could be devastating..." Catalina user: *cries in 32-bit*

    BRGammellBRGammellVor 20 Tage
    • I felt that one

      Skyler PurvisSkyler PurvisVor 22 Stunden
  • don´t forget the costum cursors

    N1KL8S KRN1KL8S KRVor 20 Tage
  • ^^ looking at the name tags i was laughing the fuck out because Linus Linux until I figured that one of three was playing an ace in that game. That made it even funnier.

    The WhizkidThe WhizkidVor 21 Tag
  • How the fuck do you sponsor a part of a video

    Kejjin's Youtube ChannelKejjin's Youtube ChannelVor 21 Tag
  • Windows is just always there and always worked, but I have to say a 100% increase in a user base is something to crow about for Linux. Another old meme; No More Democrats! or No More Republicans! Really, who cares? Mom wants recipes, dad wants sports and the computer they share came with Windows. The people who use linux, Unix, Debian or RH are people with a sincere need or a specific purpose OR they want to see what they can run under Windows as an exercise, a study, like me.

    David NesbittDavid NesbittVor 22 Tage
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