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Re: Windows 10

Postby draclvr » Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:23 pm

You could run anything you want on another hard drive. When you start the computer, you would have the option to boot into either Windows 7 or Windows 8.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby Phlebas » Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:14 am

RPS have put together a more detailed piece on Windows 10:
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2015/07/29/windows-10-review

(short version: if you're currently on Windows 8, definitely upgrade; if you're on 7, think about it.)
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Re: Windows 10

Postby draclvr » Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:32 pm

Really good article, Phlebas. And Ed Bott has updated his article as well.

Windows 10, You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers
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Re: Windows 10

Postby Rosaboobie » Thu Jul 30, 2015 2:26 am

Well I left my PC on overnight yesterday but nothing happened lol!
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Re: Windows 10

Postby draclvr » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:01 am

Me either, Rosaboobie! I was getting "failed updates" errors in my Windows Updates last night though. I'm off right now to see if anything has changed.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby Diat60 » Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:03 am

Installed mine this morning with no problems. Had to set up Homegroup and Network again, as well as OneDrive, otherwise everything seem to be intact. Took about an hour in all. Some interesting new features which I'm still looking at.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby draclvr » Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:10 pm

I'm envious, Diat! Nothing here yet... My ISP is coming tomorrow to possible make some adjustments or even replace my broadband dish. It's been giving me fits this week. I think I'll wait until after they've been here to download.

On another note, it appears the issue of WiFi Sense was a case of FUD. Clarification by Ed Bott the tech writer I trust completely.

WiFi Sense is NOT a Security Risk. Here's Why.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby Rosaboobie » Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:29 am

Well, my PC isn't even trying to do the update, Drac!
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Re: Windows 10

Postby draclvr » Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:59 am

Mine tried yesterday about 5:15 our time, but nothing since. Grrr.....
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Re: Windows 10

Postby JKEerie » Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:30 am

I've decided not to update to Windows 10. My Asus laptop from 2010 is still functioning well with Windows 7 and I don't want to run into driver issues since Asus does not update their drivers regularly on their laptops. I'll just wait until I'm ready for a new computer upgrade and get the latest Windows version at that time.

BTW, Drac, how do I disable the little icon in my task bar reminding me about the update? I can't see a way to do that.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby draclvr » Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:41 am

You will need to remove the update from your Windows Updates. Directions here.

http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/how- ... our-system
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Re: Windows 10

Postby JKEerie » Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:19 pm

Thanks, Drac. That did it!
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Re: Windows 10

Postby draclvr » Mon Aug 03, 2015 2:13 pm

Cool! Running Windows 10 and loving it! Much closer to Windows 7 than it is to Windows 8.
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Re: Windows 10

Postby Rosaboobie » Tue Aug 04, 2015 1:25 am

Still nothing here - what do you think the problem is? It's not even attempting a download!
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Re: Windows 10

Postby draclvr » Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:28 am

Check in your updates and then installed updates. I had quite a few "failures" for Windows 10. I finally downloaded it myself. I think Black Dahlia just got her notification yesterday. If you are tired of waiting, you can get it here...

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softwar ... /windows10
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