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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #30 on: July 29, 2015, 03:27:09 PM »
I fear I may have started an irreversible process.
I was planning to wait a few months to see how "ordinary users" were reacting, and perhaps take dvantage of how MS was reacting to feedback.
BUT, I got curious....
It told me I could "schedule" the installation.
When I got to the scheduling screen, I was limited to the balance of July 2015.

Do I dare reboot?
Oops !
 

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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #31 on: July 29, 2015, 03:40:03 PM »
Your choice, Pete. As I recall, you have Windows 8.1.  The reviews based on the differences between 8.1 and Windows 10 are positive on the Windows 10 side.


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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #32 on: July 29, 2015, 04:11:02 PM »
@ Ed Bott has updated his Windows10 Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers.  Seems fairly complete upon a cursory glance. It's a start as there will be many years of this. 







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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #33 on: July 29, 2015, 04:31:49 PM »
I fear I may have started an irreversible process.
I was planning to wait a few months to see how "ordinary users" were reacting, and perhaps take dvantage of how MS was reacting to feedback.
BUT, I got curious....
It told me I could "schedule" the installation.
When I got to the scheduling screen, I was limited to the balance of July 2015.

Do I dare reboot?
Oops !

I would let it go Pete, you can always revert to WIN 8.1, you have 30 days to decide.

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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #34 on: July 29, 2015, 06:03:19 PM »
I would let it go Pete, you can always revert to WIN 8.1, you have 30 days to decide.
I turned back the clock with "system restore".
Had to redo a few updates.
Moral: Before you mess around, create a new restore point.

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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #35 on: July 29, 2015, 08:41:52 PM »
I would let it go Pete, you can always revert to WIN 8.1, you have 30 days to decide.
I turned back the clock with "system restore".
Had to redo a few updates.
Moral: Before you mess around, create a new restore point.
Well....
That was strictly a temporary solution.
I didn't even click on the GWX icon, but it's trying to get me to schedule the upgrade again.
Again, I have my choice of sometime in the next three days.
I can minimize it with task manager, but if I close it, it comes right back.

I'm beginning to see what forced updates might be like.
I was hoping my last rollback, would send me to the end of the waiting list.

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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #36 on: July 29, 2015, 11:11:09 PM »
Martin Brinkmann from @ Ghacks.net writes:
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How to do a clean install of Windows 10
If all else fails bulldoze and repave
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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #37 on: July 30, 2015, 02:38:50 AM »
Microsoft Execs talk about how they unified all things into the Windows 10 experience. This is a significant amount of information and reading.
http://www.techmeme.com/150729/p28#a150729p28
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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #38 on: July 30, 2015, 01:30:32 PM »
I would let it go Pete, you can always revert to WIN 8.1, you have 30 days to decide.
I turned back the clock with "system restore".
Had to redo a few updates.
Moral: Before you mess around, create a new restore point.
Well....
That was strictly a temporary solution.
I didn't even click on the GWX icon, but it's trying to get me to schedule the upgrade again.
Again, I have my choice of sometime in the next three days.
I can minimize it with task manager, but if I close it, it comes right back.

I'm beginning to see what forced updates might be like.
I was hoping my last rollback, would send me to the end of the waiting list.

You can cancel your reservation, you have a year to make a decision. You can always reserve again later or do a install or update directly with the Windows ISO file. You don't have to get through the reservation, you have a choice.

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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #39 on: July 30, 2015, 04:28:46 PM »
........You can cancel your reservation, you have a year to make a decision. You can always reserve again later or do a install or update directly with the Windows ISO file. You don't have to get through the reservation, you have a choice.
I suspect I can stop the pop-up by uninstalling KB3035583.
BUT... I'm not a "happy Windows 7 user". I'm making Windows 8.1 usable with a third party app (ClassicShell).
I'm just waiting to see how the roll-out goes with ordinary users.
Since, I'm undecided about exactly when I'm going to install, having my copy "ready" is desirable.
For the time being, I'll continue to minimize the pop-up.
BTW: Rebooting seems to make it go away for a while, but a "failed" update gets logged into the "update history".

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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #40 on: August 03, 2015, 04:27:11 AM »
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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #41 on: August 03, 2015, 06:56:09 PM »
Make sure you aren't clicking on bogus emails that will install ransomware ... Microsoft will NOT email you Windows 10  :shock:

The Cisco Blog:  http://blogs.cisco.com/security/talos/ctb-locker-win10

Don't get fooled into clicking phony Windows 10 upgrade emails:  http://www.pcworld.com/article/2955121/security/dont-get-fooled-into-clicking-phony-windows-10-upgrade-emails.html

Fake Windows 10 Upgrade Emails Hide Ransomware:  http://www.securityweek.com/fake-windows-10-upgrade-emails-hide-ransomware
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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #42 on: August 04, 2015, 03:29:09 AM »
Some scammers of late have been taking full advantage of folks trying Windows 10 - beware of these. Wait, STOP: Are you installing Windows 10 or RANSOMWARE?
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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #43 on: August 05, 2015, 02:35:48 AM »
Ars Technica publishes yet another Windows10 regain some sanity on your O/S privacy.

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/08/windows-10-doesnt-offer-much-privacy-by-default-heres-how-to-fix-it/
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Re: Introducing Windows 10 Editions
« Reply #44 on: August 06, 2015, 12:42:34 PM »
SR1 has been released:  https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/5094/microsoft-delivers-windows-10-sr1

Cumulative Update for Windows 10 (KB3081424) - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3081424

There are a LOT of files being replaced, will require a reboot.
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