Free upgrade to windows 10 ends July 29

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Re: Free upgrade to windows 10 ends July 29

Postby draclvr » Mon May 16, 2016 11:36 am

GWX stands for Get Windows Ten... Good to hear they have finally did that in the GWX control panel.
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Re: Free upgrade to windows 10 ends July 29

Postby draclvr » Tue May 17, 2016 1:11 pm

It appears that - very late in the game - Microsoft added this option to the GWX dialogue box just last week.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft- ... TRE17cfd61
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Re: Free upgrade to windows 10 ends July 29

Postby Faust » Fri May 20, 2016 7:51 pm

I've performed the upgrade , twice . I've went back to Win 7 each time . Both times , the rollback was pretty painless , just a re-install of a couple programs . My biggest gripe , was incompatibility with some of my older games . I suppose I could maybe put XP on a separate hard drive , but then again , if Win 7 works , why do that ? The older games on Win 10 (I did sort of like Win 10) , was , in increasing brightness . I was not allowed to do so . Anything recent , no problems .
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Re: Free upgrade to windows 10 ends July 29

Postby draclvr » Fri May 20, 2016 8:51 pm

It is definitely all about the old games. That's why I keep my Windows 7 drive. But if you don't have that option and these games are important, then I see no need to upgrade to Windows 10. You have 3 1/2 years before Microsoft ceases support for Windows 7 and you will have to take it off-line. So, you have plenty of time to do what you need to do to keep these old games running!

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Re: Free upgrade to windows 10 ends July 29

Postby Faust » Sat May 21, 2016 1:11 pm

Makes two of us , totally nuts !
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