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    Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    So, even if your PC is locked or sleeping, you could use it as a smart speaker type device.
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    Alexa, once a toolbar & spider we strived to get rid of... never forget


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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    This is probably the most natural place for Cortana to be; a place where Cortana can answer basic questions. I'm surprised this has not been tried sooner.

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Quote Originally Posted by AGTDenton View Post
    Alexa, once a toolbar & spider we strived to get rid of... never forget
    I remember a very annoying paperclip that was a little less intrusive that these damn 'smart' viruses.

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Remind me not to have my headset plugged in all the time...

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    What could possibly go wrong!

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Quote Originally Posted by rabidmunkee View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by AGTDenton View Post
    Alexa, once a toolbar & spider we strived to get rid of... never forget
    I remember a very annoying paperclip that was a little less intrusive that these damn 'smart' viruses.
    Don't pick on Clippy

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Quote Originally Posted by SHSPVR View Post
    Don't pick on Clippy
    Clippy has a new job now anyway!

    https://shop.sophos.com/collections/...s/clippy-socks

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Would much rather have clippy than this new breed of ai ai oh

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    More bloat and rubbish to get rid of!!

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Quote Originally Posted by deepblue08 View Post
    This is probably the most natural place for Cortana to be; a place where Cortana can answer basic questions. I'm surprised this has not been tried sooner.
    I csn think of several much better places for Cortana and/or Alexa to be; but I'll get suspended (or banned) if I list them.

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Quote Originally Posted by pastymuncher View Post
    More bloat and rubbish to get rid of!!
    Nay... Soon a legal requirement, to be in full operative mode 24/7, for reasons of national security and to protect the children. MPs will vote that sort of silliness in.
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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Please quit making new versions, stop for 3yrs and just FIX ONE. Every current version is broke...ROFL. VPN issues now? WTH? Windows either needs to DIE or slow way down with releases so they can actually get a launch that WORKS. Windows will lose us the second we get an alternative we can live with. We won't even blink. I have to add more apps to windows now than ever before if using 10 (replacing much of the basic OS functions, like windows explorer etc, notepad, IE (edge, whatever), etc). It is really bad when simple file management calls for a replacement product like xyplorer etc.

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    I feel like people that actually use Alexa have another more useful device to use it on.

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    Re: Microsoft Windows 10 preview enables Alexa on the lock screen

    Yikes, more spyware support. Windows is going increasingly down the drain in my opinion. I'm glad I run Linux.

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