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  1. The upgrade installations are actually far better...

    The upgrade installations are actually far better than they had ever been.
    We've come an awful long way.
    Once upon a time we all used to do clean installs. The last time I did a clean install was...
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    The worst possible reasons to perform an upgrade,...

    The worst possible reasons to perform an upgrade, not surprising that...
    Those are the kinds of people who are ALWAYS going to have problems.
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    Resistance to change: It's called old age,...

    Resistance to change: It's called old age, basically.
    I recommend that you do everything you can to resist it, old age that is, ...not change.

    As far as the Surface goes; don't get carried away...
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    The vast majority of upgrades do go well, it's...

    The vast majority of upgrades do go well, it's only a small minority of those that don't that are most vocal.
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    Go into Windows Explorer and drill down to either...

    Go into Windows Explorer and drill down to either the C:\Program Files, or the C:\Program Files (x86) [root install folders] and pin the applications
    icon to the taskbar.

    Not uncommon for some...
  6. Malwarebytes has been the "darling" of...

    Malwarebytes has been the "darling" of antimalware apps over the years, but it's only a matter of time before they
    begin to loose that mantle. It certainly is a good sign that they are on top of...
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    Disable Windows 10's fast startup,...

    Disable Windows 10's fast startup, which is normally a default setting, prior to using a bootable disc.
  8. Starvinmarvin's method works on my W10 pro system...

    Starvinmarvin's method works on my W10 pro system quite nicely, if it doesn't...

    Try this old way to save web pages (IE only):
    On the webpage go to File, Save as...
    Select "web archive, single...
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    Finding a compatible cable can be a pain in the...

    Finding a compatible cable can be a pain in the a** in the first place, but getting a flawed replacement
    cable capable of taking down ones system is intolerable.

    Amazon does have a good solid...
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    Like the above article implies; You'll need to...

    Like the above article implies; You'll need to know what you are doing.
    They are NOT for the average user, but they're geared more toward businesses with techs that specifically know how to...
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    You also took the time to do some research and it...

    You also took the time to do some research and it worked out in your favor, good lad.
    A good backup/recovery regimen and a little bit of research is all you really need.
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    They may not need it. The claims are so stupid...

    They may not need it.
    The claims are so stupid it sounds more like a publicity stunt to me.
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    It probably won't Lumpy, and it's an update...

    It probably won't Lumpy, and it's an update [service pack] you'll want to have.
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    Yeah, that's right, One Drive free WILL...

    Yeah, that's right, One Drive free WILL definitely have a file size limit,
    You're looking at least 15-30 GB with W7, 8.1, and 10.
    And I imagine there's no way they are going to give you 15-30GB...
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    Check your settings to ensure that you haven't...

    Check your settings to ensure that you haven't accidentally, or otherwise selected to "Defer updates in Windows". (Windows 10 Pro only)

    I'm hearing that if one uninstalls the upgrade, one will not...
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    You should be able to image to the One Drive...

    You should be able to image to the One Drive folder directly or move it there afterword.
    Just don't rely entirely on One Drive for the restoration process.
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    Typically, the more browser windows open the more...

    Typically, the more browser windows open the more memory used regardless of the client running.
    I currently get >600MB with 9 IE tabs open. Memory should diminish as you close tabs.
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    Yes, especially if you are clean installing. It's...

    Yes, especially if you are clean installing. It's easy enough to do as these external drives are plug and play.

    You should also disconnect any other internal drives if you're clean installing....
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    If one needs to go to such lengths then often...

    If one needs to go to such lengths then often times it's easier to just trash the drive altogether.
    And that'll depend largely upon what potential data you have on the drive that you're not willing...
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    Older SD cards maybe, but I'm not so sure about...

    Older SD cards maybe, but I'm not so sure about the latest generation, who knows, you may wear out before it does.
    At any rate, if you have a solid backup regimen in place it doesn't really matter...
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    Yes, I too was surprised at how well my upgrade...

    Yes, I too was surprised at how well my upgrade from 8.1 to 10 went.
    You definitely do want to have a very high degree of confidence and experience in whatever remote access software you're using.
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    Run it two more times. Quite often that is what...

    Run it two more times.
    Quite often that is what it takes to do it's job, if it is capable of fixing whatever issue it found..
  23. You'll need administrative access either remotely...

    You'll need administrative access either remotely or physical in order to change the restart times.
    Many, if not all, of these system level changes require administrative attendance.
    Even then...
  24. Manually check for an update that requires a...

    Manually check for an update that requires a reboot, if one is present go ahead and download it, after which you'll see a screen offering to select a restart time.
    Click on one of the number and...
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    ...The one that comes with your device.

    ...The one that comes with your device.
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