For years I’ve thought that I should pay extra to use Windows Pro rather than Windows Home, mainly because I want…
more control over Windows updates
So far I have not done this because:
I help people with Windows Home and want to be familiar with it.
For me, it’s a pain to buy Windows Pro because I’m mainly a cash-only person and don’t like to pay for things over the internet.
It’s always scary to change an operating system.
But now that Windows 11 Home requires a Microsoft account to set it up, I thought “OK now, finally, I’ll start using Windows Pro” (because Windows 11 Pro does not require a Microsoft account). And then I thought some more and realized “Nope, actually now I will switch to Linux.”
This means a few things:
Microsoft will lose my business.
Microsoft will lose the business of some of the Windows users that I help because I will switch them to Linux too. I’m thinking that either elementary OS or Pop!_OS is a good Linux distribution for Linux newbies. If you have thoughts about this, please comment below.
Maybe 2022 will be the year of Desktop Linux!👏
If I switch from Windows to Linux,
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