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    Upgrade to Win 10

    Well I've just done it with no problems, well just two. As it started to upgrade a big red fail came up. But it was just some other update running and the message said try again in a few minutes. A quick check on task manager showed no updates running and so I clicked on try again and away it went. The other problem is that it removed Speccy, but I have the download so I've just run it and it seems to work. Nothing else was removed (well Speccy was the only thing it confessed to) but I will check with the Belarc advisor listing I did just before starting (just after I imaged with MR).

    It took just under two hours to do, and I had opportunity to 'upgrade now' or 'later'. I also didn't use Express settings for all the 'spyware' settings and switched most off.

    I just wish that all who have had so many problems had had the easy upgrade I've had. And I had to start the upgrade from GWX in the taskbar, it wasn't foisted on me.

    Now to see how it goes as I get to use it.

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    I just wish that all who have had so many problems had had the easy upgrade I've had.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by CLiNT View Post
    The vast majority of upgrades do go well, it's only a small minority of those that don't that are most vocal.
    That's also my experience. Of the 18 free Upgrades I've done since the end of July only 1 gave me problems. I do stick with a procedure of first cleaning the computer of infections then getting the OS fully updated before starting the Upgrade.

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    I do wonder about those who have a problem with their old OS and hope the upgrade will fix it. I suspect that could often be wishful thinking.

    The PC I've just upgraded is only a few months old. With my older PC I used tweaking.com to ensure there were no gotchas as well us ensuring it up to date with updates.

    But when I hear of some who had their PC upgraded without a by-your-leave I winder what MS are up to...

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    I do wonder about those who have a problem with their old OS and hope the upgrade will fix it.
    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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