Windows 10 launched yesterday, so it’s time to focus in on some specific issues and evaluate the OS in bite-sized chunks. First up, we’re going to investigate the setup process, privacy options, user accounts, and some under-the-hood basics related to Windows Update and overall update control. Unlike some other writers on ExtremeTech, I deliberately held off spending much time in Windows 10 before Build 10240 so that I could experience the RTM version fresh and cover the changes as I discovered them.All of the images below can be clicked to enlarge them and we recommend doing so for optimum viewing. This article is primarily written as a comparison against Windows 7, given that a significant percentage of Microsoft users skipped Windows 8 altogether. Windows 8 is still referenced when applicable.