Windows 10 - part 2

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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Dusty » 04 May 2017, 14:11

Perry,a question if I may,I have xp still on my pc ( OK I need someone to drag me into this century ,I tried the free download on my 10 in laptop and it would never download, so I purchased the plug in version and that works ok on the laptop What I am wondering ,is should I attempt to try it in the pc with xp??bearing in mind I am a practicing coward
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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Perrorist » 04 May 2017, 16:04

Dusty, you say you have a plug-in version. Do you mean it's on a USB drive?

You can't upgrade from XP to Windows 10 but you can install 10 if you have enough oomph in the PC, which may not be the case if it's old enough to be running XP. Also, you'll be wiping your XP system, so any files you need should be saved before you upgrade.

If the PC is well enough equipped that 10 will run on it, then I'd recommend starting with an empty disk (e.g. by reformatting it).

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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Dusty » 04 May 2017, 16:22

Thanks Perry
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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Phantom » 25 May 2017, 19:54

Well well surprise surprise I got this notice Would I like to download updates (or something like that) hit yes and I am up to date (Latop) No such luck on desk top win 7 though :angry-devil:
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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Phantom » 11 Dec 2017, 11:53

Dreamweaver wrote:
10 Aug 2016, 17:19
Apparently a common fault with Win 10 is the start button stops working. There are cures for this which are easy for most people, but not for computer dummies like me. But hooray! A simple solution is to click on it with your right mouse button, instead of left!
\:D/
Just had this happen with upgrade
Reboot fixed it Thanks for the up....Will try next time if it happens :text-thankyou: :text-thankyou:
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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Phantom » 22 Dec 2017, 15:56

Phantom wrote:
25 May 2017, 19:54
Well well surprise surprise I got this notice Would I like to download updates (or something like that) hit yes and I am up to date (Latop) No such luck on desk top win 7 though :angry-devil:
Surprize surprize
I had both laptop and desktop on
Laptop downloaded to latest version Win 10

next thing my desk top (Win 7 prem) downloaded and installed 100 updates !! :good_one :good_one :good_one
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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Perrorist » 22 Dec 2017, 17:00

Is your desktop now Windows 10?

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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Phantom » 06 Jan 2018, 11:29

Perrorist wrote:
22 Dec 2017, 17:00
Is your desktop now Windows 10?
Nah Got another notice Failed to install

Now when I turn on PC it tries to install 100 updates

Have turned off windows updates for now .....
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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Perrorist » 06 Jan 2018, 12:17

What version of Windows is your desktop running?

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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Phantom » 25 Jan 2018, 09:59

Perrorist wrote:
06 Jan 2018, 12:17
What version of Windows is your desktop running?
\Win 7

Techie upgraded it from Win Vista
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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Perrorist » 25 Jan 2018, 10:39

Windows 7 is no longer supported, so you shouldn't be getting updates.

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Re: Windows 10 - part 2

Post by Phantom » 13 Feb 2018, 11:31

Perrorist wrote:
25 Jan 2018, 10:39
Windows 7 is no longer supported, so you shouldn't be getting updates.
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