Users may find themselves alienated after upgrading their operating system to Windows 10. Although, the users get to explore a lot of new features, the users may also lose their standby tools during the process. Having a latest version of operating system is crucial because they aid in optimal performance of the system. However, a change sometimes implies that you may have to bid goodbye to previously used features. Hardware and software compatibility is good with Windows 10 installation. Before installation, you also get to perform a compatibility check which will warn you of the peripherals that may not work after the upgrade. For instance, a new driver would be required by the USB floppy drives after the upgrade. Here is a list of features that get assassinated during the process.
Windows Media Center
Windows earlier stopped offering WMC features in the new versions of Windows 8 during 2012. If you are upgrading from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, then you will not be able to make use of Windows Media Center anymore.
You will require separate playback software after upgrading to windows 10. If you are used to watching DVDs from your computer, then you would be disappointed to know that you would no longer be able to do so after upgrading your operating system. There are several third party softwares packs available. You can make use of VLC media player after up-gradation. If you are looking for full-featured players then you will have to make use of Corel WinDVD or CyberLink PowerDVD.
The favorite Windows 7 gadgets get assassinated when you opt for upgrading to Windows 10. If you really want to retain your desktop gadgets, then you need to consider opting for an 8gadget pack. You also get to use functionality that is more or less similar to gadgets in the form of live tiles that are offered by the modern apps. For instance, weather conditions are displayed by the Weather Channel’s modern application.
Hearts, Minesweeper and Solitaire
These games although are considered to be productivity killers were present on earlier versions of Windows. However, after upgrading to Windows 10, these would not be shipped on any version of Windows 10. Pre-installed games are removed once you upgrade from Windows 7 to 10. The best thing is that you can download official version of Minesweeper and Solitaire from the App Store. There are several third party clones available as well.
Floppy Drive Support
Do you still use floppy Drive in 2016? You would be considered a weirdo if you did so. If you wish to access the book written by you during 1996 from your Windows 10 PC, then you will have to download the latest drive from the website of the manufacturer.
Windows Essentials’ OneDrive Application
This gets replaced by an inbox version. OneDrive app would be made available soon. You can always use your browser to access your drive. Modern apps are available for Mail and Photos. Modern apps are available if you miss your Essential’s Movie Maker.