Updating from os 10 4 to 10 5
Critics also praised the improvements to Windows 10's bundled software over Windows 8.1, Xbox Live integration, as well as the functionality and capabilities of Cortana personal assistant and the replacement of Internet Explorer with Microsoft Edge.
However, media outlets have been critical of changes to operating system behaviors, including mandatory update installation, privacy concerns over data collection performed by the OS for Microsoft and its partners, and the adware-like tactics used to promote the operating system on its release.
Desktop software distributed through Windows Store is packaged using the App-V system to allow sandboxing.
A new iteration of the Start menu is used on the Windows 10 desktop, with a list of places and other options on the left side, and tiles representing applications on the right.
A port of Candy Crush Saga made using the toolkit, which shared much of its code with the i OS version, was demonstrated, alongside the announcement that the King-developed game would be bundled with Windows 10 at launch.
"We won’t have an ecosystem for PCs, and one for phones, and one for tablets—they'll all come together." Foley called Threshold a "wave of operating systems" across multiple Microsoft platforms and services, scheduled for the second quarter of 2015.
Myerson said that these changes would occur in a future update, but did not elaborate.