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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #435 on: July 26, 2015, 08:29:58 PM »
Don't know :-\ it's listed as system go back free ???

Rejzor has tried it so he might have some answers

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #436 on: July 26, 2015, 08:34:12 PM »
I have read reports stating that the built-in backup in Windows doesn't always work very well.
I'm with Dch48 I have never had issues with "AOMEI Backupper". AOMEI has saved my backside
a couple of times. One advantage I like is even after doing a complete "disk backup" you have a
choice on which partition or partitions you want to restore. Or if you want to you can do incremental
backups. I don't know much about EaseUs to give an opinion.

For those interested here's the link http://www.backup-utility.com/free-backup-software.html
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #437 on: July 26, 2015, 08:38:28 PM »
Hi bob3160,

Also understood that MS with Windows10 has improved the updater. Often you set up and then the updates of that set-up are being installed later. Has anything changed there?

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #438 on: July 26, 2015, 08:40:59 PM »
Do any of you think the partition that acer puts on their machines to go back to windows 8 (which microsoft said would be unuseable ::) ) Would windows 10 remove that partition or should i just use a old USB thing to make a backup of it (we already have one) and then delete the partition or just leave it be?
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #439 on: July 26, 2015, 08:52:50 PM »
Do any of you think the partition that acer puts on their machines to go back to windows 8 (which microsoft said would be unuseable ::) ) Would windows 10 remove that partition or should i just use a old USB thing to make a backup of it (we already have one) and then delete the partition or just leave it be?
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #440 on: July 27, 2015, 01:39:54 AM »
Could someone please tell me how I can reserve the windows 10 upgrade.  I installed 120 windows updates but that didn't make the little windows icon show up in my taskbar.

Thank you.

Check out this link it will answer some questions http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-faq?faq=edition&ocid=reserve_r_PostReserve_mod1_faq

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #441 on: July 27, 2015, 03:50:41 AM »
Could someone please tell me how I can reserve the windows 10 upgrade.  I installed 120 windows updates but that didn't make the little windows icon show up in my taskbar.

Thank you.

Check out this link it will answer some questions http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-faq?faq=edition&ocid=reserve_r_PostReserve_mod1_faq

Don't forget to make a system image/disk backup "before" installing Win10.

I clicked on the link and it showed "we are sorry, the page you requested could not be found."

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #442 on: July 27, 2015, 06:12:14 AM »
I clicked on the link and it showed "we are sorry, the page you requested could not be found."
The link works fine here.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #443 on: July 27, 2015, 12:44:31 PM »
This is what I see when I click on the link.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #444 on: July 27, 2015, 02:16:14 PM »
Hi folks, Windows 10 is leaning more and more towards the Apple concept.
You may need this Microsoft-tool to block/hide certain updates or drivers when certain updates/drivers won't function properly on your system: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3073930
This will be necessary as updates with Windows 10 now will be enrolled completely automatically.
The troubleshooter package will also work on the definite version of Windows 10, according to Ed Bott: http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-releases-tool-to-hide-or-block-unwanted-windows-10-updates/

Who is going to use this tool on his Windows 10? Anyone?

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #445 on: July 27, 2015, 02:23:36 PM »
Hi folks, Windows 10 is leaning more and more towards the Apple concept.
You may need this Microsoft-tool to block/hide certain updates or drivers when certain updates/drivers won't function properly on your system: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3073930
This will be necessary as updates with Windows 10 now will be enrolled completely automatically.
The troubleshooter package will also work on the definite version of Windows 10, according to Ed Bott: http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-releases-tool-to-hide-or-block-unwanted-windows-10-updates/

Who is going to use this tool on his Windows 10? Anyone?

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making it easier to roll back an entire batch of updates while you investigate which one is troublesome."

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #446 on: July 27, 2015, 02:29:35 PM »
Hi there, will Microsoft auto update a new driver for the Nvidia graphics card, which my pc has aboard.

After updating from W8.1 > W10, will my wifi printer and wifi scanner work properly?

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #447 on: July 27, 2015, 02:31:59 PM »
Hi there, will Microsoft auto update a new driver for the Nvidia graphics card, which my pc has aboard.

After updating from W8.1 > W10, will my wifi printer and wifi scanner work properly?

Kind regards, Hermie
I updated all my drivers before upgrading.
My Epson WIFI printer works fine on Windows 10.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #448 on: July 27, 2015, 02:36:46 PM »
Do I have to update ALL drivers before upgrading?
I assume that W10 will do the job, right?

Kind regards, Hermie

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #449 on: July 27, 2015, 03:14:02 PM »
I still don't have the little windows icon yet.  I check for win updates everyday but they are all optional.  If I should decide to install win 10 in a few months how could I?