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Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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6/28/2015 | 11:26:49 AM
Re: Windows 10

"... It's less expensive and contains all the OS features you'll care about (Edge, Continuum, Universal Apps),..."

 

This is great ?    I am not so sure about this statement, since I don't know what either of these features are yet - I have not looked into Windows 10 deeply at all yet.   But since you mention I'll care about them - I guess I should look into them.

giggitygoebbels
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giggitygoebbels,
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6/27/2015 | 2:30:16 AM
Re: Windows 10
I don't think so.Otherwise,people can just go around copying the contents of the download and use it on any computer they like.You need the license to run Windows 10,not the image.
giggitygoebbels
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giggitygoebbels,
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6/27/2015 | 2:27:32 AM
Re: Upgrade to eliminate bloat-ware?
Probably not(since it is an upgrade,not fresh install),also there was the news that Microsoft is going to shove sponsored apps like candy crush into your computer,so yeah...
SunitaT0
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SunitaT0,
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6/27/2015 | 1:15:10 AM
Re: no ? here
@nick: wait for cortana to solve your worries.
SunitaT0
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SunitaT0,
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6/27/2015 | 1:14:11 AM
Re: Windows 10 Downgrade
The enterprise and pro editions can run legacy systems, I think, because they did on windows 7 and seeing how popular windows 7 was MS must have taken into account the features that made 7 popular and expanded on it.
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gfish66,
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6/26/2015 | 9:19:50 PM
Re: Windows 10
Will it be possible to register for Win10 and download it, but hold off on installing, even after the 1 year if desired? 
Kelly22
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Kelly22,
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6/26/2015 | 12:04:35 PM
Re: Windows 10 Downgrade
@Denny yep, if you download Windows 10 and don't like it, you'll be able to go back to your old OS.
bt49501
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bt49501,
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6/26/2015 | 10:17:11 AM
7:10:7
Any insight into whether we can either:

a) download the Windows 10 upgrade for free (yes, have W7) and then not install it in the 1st free year, but have it available, sitting, and ready to install in 2017 or later

or

b) upgrade from W7 to W10 after July 29th and then go back to 7 and still retain the option to go back to W10 in a year or 2?

The idea being to stick with a very solid W7 until its end of life, but have W10 for free still, without having to pay for 15 PC's at Pro level in 2020 or earlier

 

And that said, do I have to download it 15 times for each PC via Updates, or download it once on 1 machine and copy install file to the other PC's

 

 
sb1314
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6/26/2015 | 9:23:19 AM
Upgrade to eliminate bloat-ware?
Will the Windows 10 upgrade (from Windows 8) be a way to ditch the bloat-ware that came on my machine? I had great luck with that when I upgraded from Vista to 7 back in 2009(?). The lat upgrade had come striaght from Microsoft, so it overwrote all of the HP sponsored content that I had no business with anyway.  Or, now that Microsoft is making the hardware, is it including some of the unwanted "extras" with the upgrades too? Thanks!
NickA329
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NickA329,
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6/26/2015 | 8:59:05 AM
no ? here
it's just going to be another pointless update with another pointless set of pretty colors and shiny things that go click - can you say built-in obsolescence?
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