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    OT: The big Win10 upgrade day's today.

    Off topic since this forum's usually for non-Windows stuff, but just logging in here to say I hope the upgrades for all goes smoothly. Just checked and it's not replicated to me yet.

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    It's not an upgrade day but the start of an indefinite period when upgrades will take place.

    There isn't enough bandwidth in the known universe* to cope with downloads to every one of the trillions* of Windows 10 laptops and PCs on the same day.

    * minor exaggeration by Marketing
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    I'm sure you're right, BATcher. Just did a manual update check and still no update. Wonder if anyone here received their update already (those not participating in the guinea pig program that is; lol).

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    No update here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lumpy95 View Post
    No update here.
    See http://windowssecrets.com/forums/sho...versary-Update

    and click on the link.

    Jerry

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    There's also an explanation here:
    How to download and install the Windows 10 Anniversary Update
    http://www.cnet.com/how-to/microsoft...tag=CAD3c77551

    I'm not sure if I'm in a big hurry to download it anyway yet, so I may just wait. Undecided.

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    Yeah; went ahead and followed the instructions per the article and updated via the website method.

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    There are cases where the update has caused problems so it may be best to wait until it comes naturally should it be modified.

    I know I won't be trying any more manual downloads.

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    I don't think MS are going to push it out until the 9th.

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    Thanks, Andy.

    It will get its chance but I hope I have a better experience with it than I've had.

    The thing is, if it keeps hanging at the same spot and I have to restore, I could be in a permanent loop

    I tried phoning MS but the only options I found were for paid help.

    It must be laptop specific given that some have had no problems, but I haven't a clue what's causing the hang after that particular restart.

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