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If you have an hp 8610 printer DO NOT upgrade yet.

To save yourself frustration, don't upgrade to Win10 yet. Too many issues.

To upgrade to Windows 10:
http://msft.gq/gxn/

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GXN is a small utility that helps you upgrade your current Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 Preview installation to Windows 10 RTM without any waiting or reservation.

This tool provides a few enhancements over the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft. As an example, GXN is able to identify and clean up temporary files from previous failed installation attempts, thus lowering the chance of setup not working significantly. GXN will continue receiving updates for the app itself and will always provide the most up-to-date copy of Windows 10 Microsoft offers.

These are the following prerequisites you need for GXN to work properly:
    
.NET Framework 4.5
Windows 7 or newer
An active internet connection
Administrator rights
Please report any bugs you've found using DMs on Twitter, @Whistler4Ever.

If you want to install Windows 10 on a computer that does not have an internet connection, use this:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #15 on: October 02, 2014, 01:04:44 PM »


OR how about a feature that would delay deletions for 24 hours to allow for mistaken deletes.


Recycle bin?
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #16 on: October 02, 2014, 01:06:07 PM »
Work is what you do between vacations.

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #17 on: October 02, 2014, 01:12:50 PM »
Multiple desktops not comparable to Linux, but a step forward.

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #18 on: October 02, 2014, 01:18:11 PM »
I can't believe they still don't have a feature that allows you to copy multiple strings of text and then select which one to paste from a list.

It would make life so much easier.

OR how about a feature that would delay deletions for 24 hours to allow for mistaken deletes.

Apple just put that in iOS 8 for photos. It is simple and brilliant.
http://lifehacker.com/5614132/use-the-spike-feature-in-microsoft-word-to-copy-and-paste-text
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #19 on: October 02, 2014, 01:27:51 PM »
I can't believe they still don't have a feature that allows you to copy multiple strings of text and then select which one to paste from a list.

It would make life so much easier.

OR how about a feature that would delay deletions for 24 hours to allow for mistaken deletes.

Apple just put that in iOS 8 for photos. It is simple and brilliant.
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2014, 10:35:47 PM »
Been using it for a couple of hours.

As far I can tell this is basically going back to win7 (in terms of the start menu) - just with a cosmetic design change, with the addition of a very cool feature called Task View, which lets you have two virtual desktops.
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #22 on: April 06, 2015, 11:44:52 AM »
Free Upgrade Offer*
Great news! We will offer a free upgrade to Windows 10 for qualified new or existing Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices that upgrade in the first year!  And even better: once a qualified Windows device is upgraded to Windows 10, we will continue to keep it up to date for the supported lifetime of the device, keeping it more secure, and introducing new features and functionality over time – for no additional charge. Sign up with your email today, and we will send you more information about Windows 10 and the upgrade offer in the coming months. 
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Windows 10 Free Upgrade
« Reply #23 on: June 01, 2015, 12:25:46 PM »
Windows 10 Free Upgrade

Is it worth it?

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You can reserve your free upgrade in the Get Windows 10 App. Once you reserve, Windows 10 will download when available, and you can cancel your reservation at any time.*

if you don't cancel does it automatically update?
is it reversible?
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Re: Windows 10 Free Upgrade
« Reply #24 on: June 01, 2015, 01:48:20 PM »
If you dont cancel it will auto update but it is fully and easily reversible.

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Re: Windows 10 Free Upgrade
« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2015, 04:31:25 PM »
Thanks OP.  I'm in.  Anyone know the minimum performance specs for Win10?  I still have a PC running XP I'm trying to decide whether or not to upgrade.

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Re: Windows 10 Free Upgrade
« Reply #26 on: June 01, 2015, 06:29:08 PM »
If you have xp you would have to pay for Windows 10.

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Re: Windows 10 Free Upgrade
« Reply #27 on: June 02, 2015, 03:32:32 PM »
It won't automatically upgrade. "You'll get a notification on your PC or Tablet when Windows 10 is ready to install". You'll then have the option to upgrade right away-which takes about an hour according to Microsoft- or you can defer the update to a later time.

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Re: Windows 10 Free Upgrade
« Reply #28 on: June 02, 2015, 04:51:15 PM »
If you dont cancel it will auto update but it is fully and easily reversible.

"You’ll get a notification when your upgrade is ready later this year. This lets you schedule the installation for a time that’s convenient."
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Re: Windows 10 Free Upgrade
« Reply #29 on: June 02, 2015, 05:29:03 PM »
Typical windows, mine says
"You'll get a notification after Windows 10 is downloaded to your device. Install it right away or pick a time that's good for you"