10 ways Windows is just BETTER

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Comentários • 7 788

  • Joe O Sullivan
    Joe O Sullivan Hora atrás

    I still have no idea what the x-box app does on windows 10. I've looked at it loads of times and googled it, and asked people, but it's just not sinking in..

  • Teh vICE
    Teh vICE 7 horas atrás

    I still don't know, why ppl have the taskbar at the bottom. Long time ago, we had the 4:3 monitors and it made sense, to put it at the bottom. Since we now have 16:9 for a very long time, try to put the taskbar to the side. It maybe takes a little more space overall, but it's so much better, if you have more space top to bottom. And now comes the main part, why i put it to the side. I often work with 10+ programs or sometimes 15+ windows open. If the taskbar is on the side, you will always have enough space, to read the first few letters. For example: Open up 10x windows explorer and go into different folders. If the taskbar is on the bottom, all the windows will be grouped. Or if you have grouping disabled, it will only show the symbol without anything in it. Since i have it sideways, i can open up windows explorer 28x times, go into different folders and at least see the drive letter and first letters of the folder i'm in. Not the best example, but if you work with many open windows, you will quickly notice all the advantages.

  • Adiii
    Adiii 11 horas atrás

    Mac Linux and LINUS... what a legend😂

  • PingingGorgon35 Gamer
    PingingGorgon35 Gamer 13 horas atrás

    Minecraft :)

  • Otha Bojangles
    Otha Bojangles 13 horas atrás

    This is like a Russian guy in the USSR circa 1981 telling about how great it is in the Soviet Union telling me how lucky he is that he "choose" to be born there.

  • Meenit
    Meenit 16 horas atrás

    1. Windows Gaming is better, and graphic cards/new peripherals support Windows
    Eh, this is becoming less true by the minute. Most of what I do on my PC is gaming, and I had little to no trouble playing the games I had when I switched to Linux. ProtonDB can show you how many games are playable via Proton, many of them run perfectly. There are tons of native games as well, most indie games support Linux out of the box. And AAA games are having a surge in Linux ports thanks to porting companies like Feral Interactive. The games not playable in Linux, both natively and Proton, is usually because of DRM (which sucks anyway) or Anti-Cheat software (EAC, for example, which could have supported Linux thanks to Valve...but then Epic Games bought them.)
    Regarding peripherals and graphic cards, most new graphic cards end up working with Linux thanks to community-driven drivers or end up getting support not too long after their release.
    2. Customization
    I'm not even going to rebuttal this one. Linux is more customizable in EVERY single way, EVERY SINGLE FUCKING WAY. Like try to find an argument against this you won't. I'm not even gonna say anything. Check out r/unixporn, or just search it up. Also regedit fucking sucks and you can easily screw up your entire Windows install, and is super unintuitive. And Task Scheduler isn't good either. At least compared to the Linux alternatives.
    3. Users, better troubleshooting.
    Linux actually has a far better community, despite having less users. How? Well, most Linux users tend to be enthusiasts for their Linux distrubtiion, or just Linux in general and are usually really well-versed in what they do. The enthusiasm of using Linux and just the "cool" nature of using it causes users to generally interact more with the community more than their Windows counterpart. Most people just use Windows, and use it "just because". Most users don't interact with the community or spend time helping other people solve their Windows problems.
    4. Just works
    So does Linux, most laptops can use Linux without any tinkering. Just use Ubuntu, or PopOS.
    5. Shortcut keys
    I'm not going to rebutall this either, it's another stupid point. Use a tiling windows manager, or even something like KDE and it will have way more shortcuts. Tiling window managers are completely keyboard-driven, you don't even need a mouse.
    6. UI unity
    BAHAHAHAHA. Windows UI has the worst consistiency I have EVER seen. Decades of old UI still pop up, right clicking in different places have different menus, taskbars are all different, everything is so inconsistent. KDE or XFCE on the other hand are far better. MacOS, especially, has some of the greatest UI. Also most distros don't have "specialized use cases", the only ones that do that I can think of off the top of my head is Kali Linux which is for hacking.
    7. Taskbar and File System
    Are you fucking kidding me, every OS has or can have this. Linux file explorers are way more unified and streamlined, and same with MacOS. Also the UNIX file organization (Linux and MacOS) is arguably more organized and easier than the Windows one.
    8. Reliability
    Most of the points in this video are either:
    A) Already in all the other OSs (Linux, MacOS, EVEN BSD)
    B) Windows has more users
    C) Just completely wrong
    Literally the only partially true point is the first one, and maybe the fourth one.
    *I wrote this quickly so pardon the grammatical errors*

  • THEMenelouss
    THEMenelouss 23 horas atrás

    3:02 "Microsoft like Apple has made an os that (...) works out of the box." Linux pls :D This weekend I've installed fresh windows 10 on my PC, and started watching netflix (installed via Windows strow which has issues out of box and had to google to fix it) after like 2 h i got BSOD xD
    Apple's BSOD i've seen one when I installed shitty RAM modules.

  • Hsk Jwow
    Hsk Jwow 23 horas atrás +1

    Windows is okay,Linux is okay, Windows + Linux = nice
    ps. Mac is okay but Apple products are scam ^^

  • alex8thebest91
    alex8thebest91 Dia atrás

    File explorer is much faster than finder in my opinion.
    In windows to move a folder I right click on the folder, search for the new position (that sometimes you don’t know where it is) and click paste.
    In macos i have to open to finder windows, one for the initial position and the second for the new directory, drag and drop with two finger.
    I feel really uncomfortable with finder, if someone can help me to cut and paste as fast as i do with windows I accept any tip.

  • 633K_4R1ND4M
    633K_4R1ND4M Dia atrás

    Windows for me only for gaming... Like who admits to same...

  • 633K_4R1ND4M
    633K_4R1ND4M Dia atrás

    Linus this video sucks... I would still prefer MacOS over windows for anything than gaming... Office softwares are available for mac too... Infact mac having own software with better user interface and easy to use... Performs lot better... If u go into engineering tools mac is gold u can run parallel deaktop to run windows inside mac it functions like app not a virtual machine... Much better than Windows vmware...

  • Anoraky Arjun
    Anoraky Arjun Dia atrás

    Really want a video on "LINUX PROS"

  • TopEvt
    TopEvt Dia atrás +1

    I think the best feature is windows 10 is just waiting to rename itself to skynite and we see it getting closer and closer every day. AI growth Live on your PC lol

  • Byron Joel
    Byron Joel Dia atrás

    It's also just easier to pirate software on Windows 🤷🏾‍♂️
    Don't crucify me, just saying 🙂

  • Vincent Levalois
    Vincent Levalois Dia atrás

    Dude that hair sticking off of your right ear is extremely distracting...

  • RectalDiscourse
    RectalDiscourse Dia atrás

    So how hard was it to add 9 fake reasons to your list?

  • Hunter Perrin
    Hunter Perrin Dia atrás

    I haven't used Windows regularly since XP, and now it seems so strange and foreign. It's very hard for me to get something done in Windows.

    • Hunter Perrin
      Hunter Perrin Dia atrás

      Plus I can run Unix software that was written in the 70s on Linux, so... about compatibility.

  • Rob Richard
    Rob Richard Dia atrás

    Windows management is soo much more intuitive and easier on windows than OS X Linux is good at some of that but it’s distro specific and tricky for less tech savvy people

  • []
    [] Dia atrás +3

    Things I love about Windows as a Mac fanboy:
    It. Run. Games.
    That’s enough for me to have at least one windows machine along side my Mac

    • RyukTheGodOfDeath
      RyukTheGodOfDeath 58 minutos atrás

      I can't think of a single reason to run mac over windows or linux

    • aravind r
      aravind r 23 horas atrás +1

      @633K_4R1ND4M Also application support

    • 633K_4R1ND4M
      633K_4R1ND4M Dia atrás

      Yeah I agree... This type of video will manipulate novice people

  • Felix Neumaier
    Felix Neumaier 2 dias atrás


  • Brandon Campanile
    Brandon Campanile 2 dias atrás

    Was that Skyrim with Thomas the Train replacing Alduin??

  • Roman Yeskov
    Roman Yeskov 2 dias atrás +1

    "Play old games", yep, sure, Fallout 3 and GTA4 still don't works on Win10 :C

  • Uncinematographable Screenshot Cinema

    would you say Windows had a 'plethora' of piñatas? Hey, nice captain's chair. Nice enterprise bridge. I have never seen that rgb neon bridge before.

  • jb888888888
    jb888888888 2 dias atrás

    Windows 1-2-3-4 also works on the Ubuntu-based distro I'm using to type this (Zorin).

  • Knugen
    Knugen 2 dias atrás


  • Akzork
    Akzork 2 dias atrás

    Why did I watch this whole video?

  • Skystrike70
    Skystrike70 3 dias atrás

    wait wait wait what is this fence thing at 4:05 I am doing this right now

    AARON 3 dias atrás

    This video is completely garbage you didn't even mention linux

  • Santino Joshua Torre
    Santino Joshua Torre 3 dias atrás +2

    "DOTA used to be a custom map in WarCraft 3"

    ...man, i'm old...

  • Ezaldden Almaghout
    Ezaldden Almaghout 3 dias atrás

    might agree on some points. but taskbar? this is old-fashioned and rubbish piece of the software. I hope they kill it one day

  • Moritz Poldrack
    Moritz Poldrack 4 dias atrás +10

    If I can sum it up: it has a lot of Users. Everything else: Linux got you Covered pretty much

  • ShadowYeeter
    ShadowYeeter 4 dias atrás

    bruh i think they used windows photo editor to use markers

  • debeeriz
    debeeriz 4 dias atrás

    as a linux user. i will admit win 10 is pretty dam good, but i still dont trust it not to get malware, so i wont use it for email and exploring the internet

  • Master Matthew
    Master Matthew 4 dias atrás

    Entire video: top 10 reasons windows is basically a monopoly in the legal definition.

  • Master Matthew
    Master Matthew 4 dias atrás

    Gaming on windows isn't better.
    They have the console argument, they have exclusivity. It's not that they're doing better, they're just holding titles hostage unless you buy their platform.

  • Mark Metzler
    Mark Metzler 4 dias atrás

    There aren’t any good reasons, Windows just plain, flat out sucks, end of excuse or story.

    • ThatNormalBunny
      ThatNormalBunny 4 dias atrás

      Good job showing how mad you are. It's not too late to uninstall Linux and move over to Windows

  • Stephen Pierce
    Stephen Pierce 4 dias atrás

    If I had the money for 2 computers my plan was to have my everyday computer be Linux and the other a gaming computer running windows. my every day apps just run better in linux, while gaming can be don in Linux its just better supported in windows.

    • Stephen Pierce
      Stephen Pierce 4 dias atrás

      @ThatNormalBunny that is what my current setup is. But if I could have 2 computers the Linux would be a powerful low power system, while the gaming would focus on gaming. You would not want to run a powerful gaming system 24/7, that's too much power to be constantly running unless it was in use.

    • ThatNormalBunny
      ThatNormalBunny 4 dias atrás

      Then why not go for a dual boot solution? To help with the size issue save up for like a 10TB hard drive and dedicate 5TB to each OS

  • Orion Hellraiser
    Orion Hellraiser 4 dias atrás

    But I have a big question....how about Professional work? one thing is high-end gaming, daily tasks and other completely different thing is Audio production, Video Editing, 3d Rendering where you need all the posible resources available to speed up your work and not being wasted on stupid background processes that you won't even need as a professional. I'm actually hating windows 10 for those reasons.
    One thing is having amazing technology cheap at our disposal and more available than ever, and other thing that the fact of having 32 gb of RAM doesn't mean that it should be wasted on senseless background processes

  • AlecMayhugh
    AlecMayhugh 5 dias atrás

    how are you gonna use shortcut keys like that isn't the backbone of mac os?

  • Luke-Antra
    Luke-Antra 5 dias atrás

    Windows Customization is garbage.

    • Luke-Antra
      Luke-Antra 4 dias atrás

      @ThatNormalBunny I'm talking in comparison to Linux.
      Sure, it can do a decent amount. But it a absolutely pales in comparison to Linux.

    • ThatNormalBunny
      ThatNormalBunny 4 dias atrás

      To someone who doesn't know what they are doing sure

  • MrGheller
    MrGheller 5 dias atrás

    After watching this video, I reconfirm why I left Windows after so many years for MacOS. Now, waiting for ChromeOS to "hopefully" be more complete and useful to leave MacOS. In the meantime, MacOS.

  • anthony frank
    anthony frank 5 dias atrás +4

    TBH, windows 10 is just an improved version of windows 7.

    • old school diablo
      old school diablo 2 dias atrás

      @alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg you are right even windows users will.agree that win7 was better than win10

    • old school diablo
      old school diablo 2 dias atrás

      @ThatNormalBunny lets see...windows spys on you sells.your personal data....under the hood. windows NT kernel kernel is.unstable. windows updates that rarange your drive letters. updates that brick peoples pc. thats just a few how about forced updates. check out barniclus channle he talkes about why windows 10 is bug as it is today. windows 10 is not an emproved version of windows 7. the other way around. most average win users will tell you win 7 is way better than win 10. win 7 nevet got in your way like win 10 does. i ditched windows because pf this. i want to boot up and not deal with updates. ajd just use my system. btw you do know windows 10 DOES NOT have an in house testing team. you the user are the tester now

    • Daddy Joe's Pizza
      Daddy Joe's Pizza 3 dias atrás +1

      In theory, yes.

    • some guy
      some guy 3 dias atrás +2

      Really!?? -_-

    • Resale Value
      Resale Value 3 dias atrás +1

      anthony frank That's what Windows 10 is supposed to be. Smh

  • Reap R
    Reap R 5 dias atrás


    • Reap R
      Reap R 3 dias atrás

      @alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg i checked. It can be read by the pc. Bu wont boot. Diskless client btw. And made sure RAM is installed properly

    • alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg
      alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg 4 dias atrás

      Reap R rams faulty or ram is not supporyed

  • Зараб Умаров
    Зараб Умаров 5 dias atrás

    Penis !1111111

  • Bleak - _ -
    Bleak - _ - 5 dias atrás

    I was going to dislike but that joke at the start redeemed it to a like. lol Windows update is trash and many other things are trash on W10

  • Oscar Smith
    Oscar Smith 5 dias atrás

    0:26 *tips cowboy hat*

  • Oscar Barda
    Oscar Barda 5 dias atrás

    Haha the vast majority of these positive points are just "more people use it"... So yeah, of course everything is compatible, more apps, more games more support more drivers more everything... And it also has a Document folder **the crowd goes wild**.
    But that does not make windows any better inherently, it just highlights the circular nature of being the most popular.

  • Syntactic Garbage
    Syntactic Garbage 5 dias atrás

    james looks like the pc from the apple mac/pc ads

  • David Bowerman
    David Bowerman 5 dias atrás

    If only it was a red fedora...

  • xorkatoss
    xorkatoss 5 dias atrás +1

    all others are just little biitches

  • Victor Francisco Ramirez Benitez

    It just works
    Support base
    OS Unity
    Task Bar
    10 Reasons Why (Windows 10 Edition)

  • Minh Duc Nguyen
    Minh Duc Nguyen 6 dias atrás

    Nowaday BSOD is mostly hardware issues

  • Kevin Stiller
    Kevin Stiller 6 dias atrás

    came for the video, stayed for the asteras

  • SuperSandro2000
    SuperSandro2000 6 dias atrás

    If you do any software development or server maintaince then windows is just in your way and makes everything way harder and take longer.

  • Ivan Ramos
    Ivan Ramos 6 dias atrás

    Mac user here... just can't agree with File Explorer. Finder is just better

  • Bobby Brady
    Bobby Brady 7 dias atrás

    For the vast majority of users, the Mac OS and a Mac is a far, far better experience.

    • Bobby Brady
      Bobby Brady 4 dias atrás

      alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg
      Yeah, it is, because the vast majority of users never upgrade their computers. You are obviously not a member of that group.
      That said, I recently upgraded my late 2012 iMac with 9TB of internal storage (1TB SSD and 8TB HDD) and ac WiFi. And no, I’m not a gamer. The last time I played video games was in 1979, Asteroids. 😊

    • alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg
      alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg 4 dias atrás

      Far far better experience. Yeah mate I can’t even upgrade my hardware and you are saying it’s a better experience? Ky

  • Bobby Brady
    Bobby Brady 7 dias atrás

    Why the stupid washed out look?!

  • PSXMicha
    PSXMicha 7 dias atrás +1

    why is linus shooting in 2:1 ratio? this sucks so much....

  • Rylee Strange
    Rylee Strange 7 dias atrás

    Music production, Apple's still best for that It's certainly gotten better on PC, but still, some of the best and most common software/DAWs aren't even available on PC.

  • KongzTer
    KongzTer 7 dias atrás

    Why use LastPass when I have Keychain ;)