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Old 07-29-2015, 04:07:41 PM
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Has anyone updated to windows 10 from windows 7 on your PC? If so how do you like it? Thinking about up dating? Bob
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I'd give it some time until it's proven. Is there a window of opportunity on free upgrade that expires?
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The way I read it is the release is this today and will be done by a thumb drive. I do not know more about how to get it. I have windows VISTA but I have not read that it can be upgraded.
Note, the TV news just said it is free for one year for people that have 7 or 8. I wonder what it cost for people that build their own PC?
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how large of a hard drive would be required for 10?
i have 7 and am already using 95% of my C drive :-(
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This link has a pretty thorough and easy to understand explanation. Mike

http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows...tag=TRE17cfd61
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how large of a hard drive would be required for 10?
i have 7 and am already using 95% of my C drive :-(
You better get an additional drive to store all your data on. Leave the C drive for the system.
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I can't find an answer as to whether 10 is uninstallable.
Since it installs as an ordinary update.......HUGE but update nevertheless I was hoping it could be uninstalled.
At any rate I have reserved the "upgrade" for all 3 of my computers and have friends who are interested in knowing as well so I'll give it a whirl on my laptop first since I don't have many extras installed on it and see what happens.
I don't like change any more than most people but once beyond the "What were they THINKING" interface of WIN8 it really IS a fabulous operating system.
MS REALLY shot themselves in BOTH feet with that release.......
That's what happens when you leave things up to egghead developers instead of "real" people.......
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yes you can.

http://www.howtogeek.com/220723/how-...dows-7-or-8.1/

I probably stick with my apple for a while, Win 8 interface they just threw out 20 years of procedure ..............namely the start button
Run Wine or like for windows programs was running parallels which installs a windows copy to run programs but now there is Crossover which apparently means i don't need windows at all to run windows based programs
just found out about it need to test it.. yippee
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Anyone wanting the start button, including me, can have it right there >>> http://www.smokstak.com/forum/showpo...13&postcount=5

Works like a dream and it's free......no strings attached.
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You guys need to get on board with Linux and avoid the Microsoft crap.

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