10 ways Windows is just BETTER

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Komentáře • 7 866

  • Vytas Rauckis
    Vytas Rauckis Před 13 hodinami

    With windows, I get to run Malwarebytes and Anti-rootkit programs trying to figure out how my email address was spoofed to send thousands of email spam all over the world with boner med ads in them.

  • Andre Racicot
    Andre Racicot Před 15 hodinami +1

    i have win / 10 french pro the last update has gerit several problem like the bart of search acoter of the logo of windows
    and right or there is time with windows 10 pro everything is simpler a shot we understood the rules and the approach is going like butter I would say a microsoft bravo for the evoulution
    it's very good thanks to you ..

  • 4DZX K
    4DZX K Před 20 hodinami

    *Just Get Sh*t Done!*

  • Lib. rea
    Lib. rea Před dnem

    Are my only buying a laptop for games.

  • PaladinSalt
    PaladinSalt Před dnem

    I am using sync toy now to auto backup folders to my nas, windows power toys are great.

  • Deez Nutz
    Deez Nutz Před dnem

    On my gaming PC I run Windows because even though Linux has come a long way for games it is still a long way behind Windows.

    All my other PC's run Linux. :^)

  • Doug Horn
    Doug Horn Před dnem

    So many people don't understand/appreciate how hards MS works at making their newest OS's backwards compatible.

  • Matthias Nußbacher
    Matthias Nußbacher Před 2 dny

    Anno 1602 AD

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny


    Yeah caring around over 30% of win95 code 25 years later.. oahahahahha stop be a avarage fanboy

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Reliability, I still have BSOFD, updates that delete files... should I realy go on?

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    The taskbar is shit

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Linux, u have 5 de's and some wm hahahah

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Shortcut keys.......
    U know windows manager or even gnome

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Scientific study.. whoaaa linus
    Top 500 supercomputer use linux
    Cern just ditched linux
    Ligo windows...

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Task scheduler......

    U know cron (man cron for more informations)

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Customization are you kidding wtfwtfwtfwtf
    Can u get more cringe than that?

    • LaggyStand Yt
      LaggyStand Yt Před 3 dny

      Franci how many comments do you have wtf? Can u compile it all in one comment please?

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Just works,

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Online marketpaces...
    Drm, u know

  • Franci
    Franci Před 3 dny

    Enter dislike exit

  • Angry Sidra
    Angry Sidra Před 3 dny

    Shortcuts and Customization are even better on linux
    You don't even neec to speed up linux. There are millions of resource monitors on linux too.
    We don't need to troubleshoot errors that we don't have
    Shortcut keys? Boi have you ever ran linux? Any tiling wm has tons of shortcuts at least
    Taskbar? TASKBAR? Plasma's bar, mate's bar, gnome's taskbar, pretty much any DE's taskbars can be the exact replica of the windows' taskbar.
    Oh and don't get me started with polybar boi.

  • Josh Dollins
    Josh Dollins Před 3 dny

    I have windows strictly for gaming

  • Dmitriy Chaikovskiy
    Dmitriy Chaikovskiy Před 3 dny

    Been using Windows and MAC OS and Windows is just better

  • Wesley Mercer
    Wesley Mercer Před 3 dny

    I'm not sure that I agree with you that windows is better but yes, there are reasons to use it.

  • Christian Gutierrez
    Christian Gutierrez Před 3 dny

    Thank you Linus, Windows Forever!

  • Selim yetkin
    Selim yetkin Před 4 dny

    we need service pack 1 that is it .!

  • Shawn Martin
    Shawn Martin Před 4 dny +1

    First he does video on Mac is better referencing windows the entire time.
    Now he does a Windows video with no references to Mac only older Windows.
    That speaks volumes to how he really feels lol

  • Thomas Anielewski Jr
    Thomas Anielewski Jr Před 4 dny +1

    File explorer is the greatest thing they've done. It sucks so much on Mac.

  • James Rennie
    James Rennie Před 4 dny

    Someone likes fast food

  • See Gotcha
    See Gotcha Před 4 dny

    windows is still king,prove me wrong?

    • See Gotcha
      See Gotcha Před 4 dny

      @alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg i totally agree on that but i will still use windows cause linux get so boring without variety of app and nothing to do much on power on the device,windows is still the king but i got issue alot in windows for various reason but all that thing can ewasily ignore by me anyone else if you get more thn you ask for and now days it is not necessary to get oem device or pay 100 you can use however you like without lincensed copy not me either but still a benefit .linux is used didn't amaze me but linux in our world hidden in back process and stuff.windows you can count on for many reasons

    • alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg
      alalauiwhiuwhiuw 43tuijhuiaw;leawgl;jg Před 4 dny +1

      See Gotcha It costs $100. Yes you can get it for free or for cheap but if you buy an OEM then you have to pay $100. Linux is faster than windows in everything except gaming, especially on CPU intensive software and older hardware. Blender runs a lot better on Linux for example. On older hardware, you can run a modern lightweight Linux distro with comparability for new software while still running fine. If you choose windows 10 for example, the old computer will struggle a lot. Linux is open source. This means anyone can view security vulnerabilities and report them. Windows is closed source and also a lot more popular. This means that malware authors are going to target windows machines a lot more than Linux. Microsoft can also put a backdoor in for NSA, CIA etc because no one can tell unless they dig really deep. If Linus torvalds put a backdoor in Linux then everyone would be able to tell. Linux is also a lot more customisable. I can change my shell, my desktop environment, I can control every single dependency on my system. I can choose which version of the Linux kernel to use. If there is an update I don’t like, I can use a previous version or better yet I can fix the new one and release it for others to use. Linux is more stable. That’s just a fact that you can’t argue. Now you tell me why windows is better

  • Artcore
    Artcore Před 4 dny

    1. Gaming
    2. It works

  • Alpha DeWolf
    Alpha DeWolf Před 4 dny

    Linus, no matter what PC I have used in my life (both old and new) Windows 10 has never been reliable

  • Robert Gill
    Robert Gill Před 4 dny

    I want my Crimson Skies

  • Bacon Snot
    Bacon Snot Před 5 dny +3

    Can Linux or windows talk to god? Temple OS can.

  • NautyEskimo
    NautyEskimo Před 5 dny

    really at this point every operating system can be used for most task and can be done in a similar fashion.

  • Fortnite game play I
    Fortnite game play I Před 5 dny

    Change your channel name to Linux tech tips

  • Deaft shot
    Deaft shot Před 5 dny

    Windoes hardware is changeable
    Apple not really

  • kleash
    kleash Před 5 dny

    OH come on. This whole video is sponsored by Microsoft.

  • IzunaGaiden
    IzunaGaiden Před 5 dny +1

    Hate Windows so much that I love it.

  • Bernhard Ess
    Bernhard Ess Před 5 dny

    I agree. After 25 years on Windows I switched to Mac and enjoy it, but it comes down mainly to a question of style and preference. Choose a platform of your liking and learn to know using it well.

    • Zentical
      Zentical Před 3 dny

      @Bernhard Ess Ok peace, thought i didn't know 5k monitors existed.

    • Bernhard Ess
      Bernhard Ess Před 3 dny

      @Zentical A 2100.- setup with 2 SSDs (2 + 1TB), 40GB or RAM and a 5k monitor included? Will not be easy... The LG panel that is part of the iMac alone costs around 1400, and is less well built than the iMac, a cheap 4k monitor is not the same. But even if you end up "saving" 3-400 bucks with a self made PC (with 5k monitor hard to imagine) there is the look of the thing. The iMac just looks gorgeous, the LG standalone monitor (and most of the other monitors available) is a not well built plastic thing. I enjoy having every day use things being beautiful and well built. Also the overall user experience of the Apple eco system is - in my opinion - better than the PC. But preferences are a personal thing, so lets end this discussion here. Have fun with your PCs, I enjoy the mac and everything is fine....

    • Zentical
      Zentical Před 4 dny

      @Bernhard Ess Build a pc setup worth of 2100 and you will get a better result, fast and gorgeus 😂. I thought it was obvious. You cannot compare value with Apple products. But what we're talking about now does not relate to my original thougt, the OS comparison, which I already stated my Opionion about. For more info please google :/

    • Bernhard Ess
      Bernhard Ess Před 5 dny

      ​@Zentical Actually we are not going to start a brand war, right? I feel too old or that. I mean I worked many years on my Win 10PC that I built (and continually upgraded from time to time with RAM, HDs etc).
      I think the "too expensive" argument is not valid. This iMac 5k I bought was the 2017 model that cost me 1500 (remember, this includes he 5k screen plus the graphic card that drives it quite well), I added 2 SSDs to make it swift and landed at 2100 or so. But I have a quite fast computer that looks gorgeous, not at all like your typical office plastic box. My iPads are extremely well built, the first one is from 2011, still running, albeit a bit slow because of the slower processor, but not broken, even the battery is still good. So if you add it all up, not such a difference. I understand that some people dislike the image of the Apple brand, but this is mostly subjective judgements IMO...

    • Zentical
      Zentical Před 5 dny

      @Bernhard Ess Well, the ecosystem locks you deeply in to the Apple products and tries as hard as possible to lock out other brands (my experience). And top of that, the products cost a ton, they are stylish but at the end not worth the money compared to competitors. You basicly pay for the OS not the hardware even thought Mac OS is free. I can agree that Windows got its cons but the price-value ratio is usually much higher. If macs costed a reasonable price, I would give happily a try.
      If money is not an issue its at some level up to preference. I personally find iPhones kind of locking and you have less freedom.
      Tbh i would switch to Linux if software support would be as good as Windows.

  • Luke Beauchamp
    Luke Beauchamp Před 6 dny +8

    Macbooks are more of a fashion accessory than a useful tool.

    • Shawn Martin
      Shawn Martin Před 4 dny +1

      I switched to Mac back in 2014. I will never go back to Windows again. 5 years no anti virus used and not one issue. Windows I only once every year and half it would get a virus that would require a complete reinstall and hope everything backed up. In college they had this bad virus out that nailed me twice. Had to rewrite. 10 page report because of Windows shit security that was running anti virus. Yeah my opinion is fuck Windows. 5 years not one issue with Mac.

    • Jonathan Reyes
      Jonathan Reyes Před 4 dny

      Luke Beauchamp I don’t know. I definitely like Windows but also can’t deny the fact that my MacBook runs entire live performances on it. I would definitely consider it a useful tool.

  • AutomatiCraft
    AutomatiCraft Před 6 dny +1

    10 ways Linux is just BETTER needs to come next.

  • Fluffy Waffles
    Fluffy Waffles Před 6 dny

    I have spent more time troubleshooting linux issues in 6 months than I have spent troubleshooting windows issues in my entire life. Don't get me wrong, Linux is amazing for being free, but trying to get linux to do anything besides web browsing pretty much requires a visit to Google for 99% of us, and that just isn't practical. I have a server running windows (after having dicked around with several linux distros over the course of a couple years), and I haven't looked back. Windows IS the superior OS.

  • Raven Dewey
    Raven Dewey Před 7 dny

    Linus, all these reasons are futile in comparison to the pros Linux has to offer except for the gaming, but all that has nothing to do with the OS's capabilities but the fact that companies market towards Windows support. You'd think that someone named Linus would appreciate Linux more.... Mac however totally sucks. So, if this were a comparison between Win and Mac then I would agree.

  • BunnyFang
    BunnyFang Před 7 dny

    Also, NTFS is down right stupid

  • BunnyFang
    BunnyFang Před 7 dny

    How is shortcut keys a benefit, you can literally make any shortcut key on Linux.
    It's not confusing, just install on usb, not hard to choose

  • BunnyFang
    BunnyFang Před 7 dny

    Okay, it's got more support, the only reason it's seen as better, basically they marketed it better because it's a corporation. Most of the other features that you include are available on linux - which is also more customizable and optimized.
    Lol, your points literally list features that are on most linux and even Mac os's.

  • Mauricio Leyzaola
    Mauricio Leyzaola Před 7 dny +4

    "The classic CTRL+ALT+DEL when things go wrong..." Oh yeah, that's a classic for sure 😂

  • Shaheer ziya
    Shaheer ziya Před 7 dny


  • 633K_4R1ND4M
    633K_4R1ND4M Před 8 dny

    Yes reason windows is better...
    1. Cause everyone can't affroad mac but they need a pc...
    2. U can download pirated apps...
    3. U can also pirate windows OS
    4. U can fit any hardware depending on your budget
    5. U can play cracked games... No need to buy always like xbox or ps4
    These are the reason for so many people... But in one aspect windows is better that's no hardware monopoly like apple and not overly priced and gaming... For rest other cases mac is bullet...

  • Joe O Sullivan
    Joe O Sullivan Před 8 dny

    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 Před 8 dny

    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 Před 8 dny

    Mac Linux and LINUS... what a legend😂

  • PingingGorgon35 Gamer
    PingingGorgon35 Gamer Před 8 dny

    Minecraft :)

  • Otha Bojangles
    Otha Bojangles Před 8 dny +2

    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 Před 8 dny +1

    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 Před 9 dny

    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 Před 9 dny +6

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

  • alex8thebest91
    alex8thebest91 Před 9 dny

    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 Před 9 dny

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

  • 633K_4R1ND4M
    633K_4R1ND4M Před 9 dny

    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...