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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 #45 on: June 19, 2015, 01:15:09 PM »
couldn't be further from reality

They always find tons of bugs when its released even after so many people are using it
They never had 4 million ppl beta testing it.

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #46 on: June 21, 2015, 01:33:28 PM »
If you are not eligible for free Windows 10 upgrade (Vista and xp users) you can become windows 10 beta tester and you will get the final version free and activated

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #47 on: June 21, 2015, 02:31:29 PM »
If you are not eligible for free Windows 10 upgrade (Vista and xp users) you can become windows 10 beta tester and you will get the final version free and activated
This is huge. That means that anyone with basically any computer (even running Windows XP) get's windows 10 for free! Of course it would have to meet the system requirements, but they're pretty low. This is also great for those of us who build our own systems, you won't have any OS expense assuming you build before July 29th.

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #48 on: June 21, 2015, 09:05:29 PM »
Check the newest news online, Microsoft changed the wording. Only if you have a qualifying version of windows 7 or 8 you will be able to get it.

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #49 on: June 21, 2015, 10:06:33 PM »
Check the newest news online, Microsoft changed the wording. Only if you have a qualifying version of windows 7 or 8 you will be able to get it.
they used to say that even if you had a not legal version of windows you were gonna still be eligible, has that changed?
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #50 on: June 23, 2015, 11:59:14 AM »
Check the newest news online, Microsoft changed the wording. Only if you have a qualifying version of windows 7 or 8 you will be able to get it.
Microsoft Isn't Giving Away Windows 10 Licenses to Beta Users After All http://lifehacker.com/microsoft-confirms-windows-10-preview-users-will-get-a-1712774167/1713331223

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #51 on: July 16, 2015, 08:42:23 PM »
I've been using the Windows 10 preview, and I've got to say that it is pretty awesome. Microsoft's new Internet browser is really fast to.

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #52 on: July 22, 2015, 01:00:33 AM »
I've been using the Windows 10 preview, and I've got to say that it is pretty awesome. Microsoft's new Internet browser is really fast to.
Fast in comparison to what?

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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #53 on: July 22, 2015, 08:25:07 AM »
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #55 on: July 27, 2015, 03:13:28 PM »
My friend just got a new computer - windows 8. Does it pay to wait a couple of days before installing programs and copying over files?

thanks
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #56 on: July 27, 2015, 03:14:57 PM »
Got to see and talk to someone who is using windows 10 beta he, said very happy with it, seems to look good
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #57 on: July 27, 2015, 03:19:00 PM »
Got to see and talk to someone who is using windows 10 beta he, said very happy with it, seems to look good
nice to hear!
so my Q is if we'll have to recopy files and reinstall programs when we upgrade.
I guess the biggest time-investment is installing MS Office and setting up outlook (copying over the old file).
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #58 on: July 27, 2015, 06:23:20 PM »
nice to hear!
so my Q is if we'll have to recopy files and reinstall programs when we upgrade.
I guess the biggest time-investment is installing MS Office and setting up outlook (copying over the old file).
I really doubt that they would make everybody that already has windows 8 go through that....
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Re: Windows 10
« Reply #59 on: July 27, 2015, 06:31:51 PM »
I really doubt that they would make everybody that already has windows 8 go through that....
just because they don't want to, doesn't mean that something won't go wrong...
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