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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #390 on: July 22, 2015, 02:31:59 PM »
There are 2 updates that are a must on a Windows 8.1 computer in order to
get the Windows Upgrade notice in your system tray. They are:
KB 2976978 and KB 3035583.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #391 on: July 22, 2015, 04:58:08 PM »
IMO, For anyone who is not tech inclined they should simply leave things alone and install whatever comes for the OS, whether it's optional or important.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #393 on: July 22, 2015, 06:19:18 PM »
There are 2 updates that are a must on a Windows 8.1 computer in order to
get the Windows Upgrade notice in your system tray. They are:
KB 2976978 and KB 3035583.

If you are not sure if you have these two required updates...
Search your installed updates using the search box on your "installed updates" screen.

To be sure I get mine I have the Win10 upgrade reserved. Now all I have to do is wait for the Microsoft servers to get to me.  8)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #394 on: July 22, 2015, 06:19:57 PM »
WinPatrol alerted me of something New

From the description, this will check the integrity of large download over the internet.
(Getting ready to download the 7/29/2016 scheduled Windows 10 Upgrade. :) )
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #395 on: July 23, 2015, 01:17:25 AM »
There are 2 updates that are a must on a Windows 8.1 computer in order to
get the Windows Upgrade notice in your system tray. They are:
KB 2976978 and KB 3035583.

If you are not sure if you have these two required updates...
Search your installed updates using the search box on your "installed updates" screen.

To be sure I get mine I have the Win10 upgrade reserved. Now all I have to do is wait for the Microsoft servers to get to me.  8)

Both updates are installed on this win 8.1 computer but maybe not installed on my new win 8.1. 
« Last Edit: July 23, 2015, 01:22:36 AM by -midnight »

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #396 on: July 23, 2015, 03:26:55 AM »
There are 2 updates that are a must on a Windows 8.1 computer in order to
get the Windows Upgrade notice in your system tray. They are:
KB 2976978 and KB 3035583.

If you are not sure if you have these two required updates...
Search your installed updates using the search box on your "installed updates" screen.

To be sure I get mine I have the Win10 upgrade reserved. Now all I have to do is wait for the Microsoft servers to get to me.  8)

Both updates are installed on this win 8.1 computer but maybe not installed on my new win 8.1.
There are probably a lot of updates for that new computer. I know my new laptop that came with Windows 8.1
had a lot of updates. I've done all of the updates and it's ready for Windows 10 upgrade.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #397 on: July 23, 2015, 03:43:05 AM »
@bob3160

My computer is supposed to be delivered on Friday so I'm sure once I hook it up and check for windows updates I'll spend a lot of time installing all of the updates.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #398 on: July 23, 2015, 12:19:24 PM »
-midnight,

You might want to look into the built-in Windows disk imaging program while you are at it.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #399 on: July 23, 2015, 12:29:36 PM »
mchain,

Where do I find it?

After reading this I might not set my new computer up right away.

  http://news.softpedia.com/news/zero-day-flaws-found-in-internet-explorer-everyone-advised-to-stop-using-the-browser-487592.shtml
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #400 on: July 23, 2015, 12:44:28 PM »
Good question.

Here:  http://www.pctechbytes.com/windows-8/create-system-image-windows-8-1/

And:  https://duckduckgo.com/?q=how+to+find+built-in+windows+8.1+disk+imaging+program

Be sure to stick with Windows 8.1 instructions.

Here I am stuck with ol' Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit, so my answer is going to be from the Internet. 

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #401 on: July 23, 2015, 01:01:05 PM »
Thanks for the info. Guess I'll order an external USB drive.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #403 on: July 23, 2015, 02:08:47 PM »
Thanks for the info. Guess I'll order an external USB drive.
-Midnight,
This should making and using the Windows Imaging process very easy for you:
Desktop Shortcut to Image Backup in Windows 8.1
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #404 on: July 23, 2015, 04:04:02 PM »
Thanks Bob...........I'll try to do that.