Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Windows 10 struggles

I wasn't going to blog about this.  I blogged about Windows 10 and Google Chrome the other day, and today I was going to write about something else entirely.

And then I hit a snag.

You see, today I was going to edit a little video to go on my long-suffering and neglected YouTube channel.  But to do that, I would need to actually play videos on my computer.

And, presumably after installing updates yesterday, Windows 10 now does not play videos, and has also totally lost the ability to play sound.

I expect this to be fixed fairly quickly - I hope that it is, anyway - as there doesn't appear to be any obvious solutions from a search on the net.  I do use a reasonably fancy headset, and there is a possibility that using a different one might work.  Still, it's a bit annoying, and it's rare that I use the latest version of a Windows operating system, but because of Microsoft's free upgrade offer, I decided to take the leap (which I'm now regretting).

Good news is that the latest version of Google Chrome Canary (a "bleeding-edge" version of Google Chrome) is working okay on my computer so at least I'm using a web browser that I'm comfortable with.

Oh - and go watch my new video, DRINKYBANG.  It's not quite MEATYBANG or even VEGGIEBANG, but I do get to pass out with a Russian doll.


  1. OHHHH Yes..I made the leap as well but there is an option to "go back" and I snagged it. Mine reason was simple; a glitch with the start menu and that was it. So I high-tailed it back to win7 ;-)

  2. Well, I've got to say that I haven't seen any feature of Windows 10 that makes me want to stay - I liked 7, I liked 8, but 10 doesn't bring any improvement that I can see. May have to go back!

  3. I'll have to call Bill Gates and tell him that "Operation Get Mike" [OGM] appears to be working ....

  4. I upgraded and the only problem I had was an email crash, since I hate email that was almost a blessing. But, i haven't noticed a lot of difference between 8 and 10, either.

    if you mix meatybang, veggiebang and drinkybang in one evening will the universe end? Maybe you shouldn't try.


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