hello to you all, i have a new laptop a month old payed £300 for it on windows 8.1
i have a link on the 29th for windows 10,
i take it this would wipe of my windows 8.1?
is this a good or bad move ?
i'm happy with what i have now and don't no alot
about this windows 10 on windows 8.1
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It depends what you mean by "wipe of my windows 8.1". The Win 10 upgrade will replace the OS on your 8.1 machine but will keep all programs and data intact.
Whether it's a good or bad move is up to you. There's no hurry, you have a year to decide if you want the free upgrade. Some people really like Win 10 and can't wait to upgrade. Personally, I'm lukewarm on it and in no rush to upgrade.
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Yes however you should prepare by creating an image of your windows 8.1. I use Macrium Reflect Free edition will work for Images you would create a complete disk image. In addition to a disk Image I would create a file and folder back up to insure that your don't lose your data. MR Free will not do file and folder back ups but use what ever your back up routine is, to insure if thing don't go well you won't lose your data.
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