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Sticking to 8.1


jds63

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#22
I am staying a 8.1 I never upgrade or change OS. That's how I have been my whole life as long as it keeps doing what I need it to do.
 

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I am staying a 8.1 I never upgrade or change OS. That's how I have been my whole life as long as it keeps doing what I need it to do.
Is 8.1 your first OS?
 

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I am staying a 8.1 I never upgrade or change OS. That's how I have been my whole life as long as it keeps doing what I need it to do.
Is 8.1 your first OS?
Possible last as it seems ! :sarc:
My point was did he never upgrade or have any other Windows OS, always had 8.1? That would mean either only had a computer for about 2-3 years or came from a completely different OS like Linux or OS X.
 

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I am staying a 8.1 I never upgrade or change OS. That's how I have been my whole life as long as it keeps doing what I need it to do.
Seems the OP means that he stays with the original OS on his computer.

Personally, I am not 100% sure I will permanently upgrade and others may feel the same. Depends on personal needs. My determining factor will be improved performance (less resources, etc) and the Edge browser. Do not need the other bells and whistles.
 

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Thanks to the OP for starting this thread !

- Is there a way to accept Win10 upgrade, but not install ? Perhaps create an ISO to be installed at a later date ? Hate to miss the free upgrade.

- For the people above who installed the tech preview. Is it possible to run a dual boot with Win 8.1 and Win 10 ?
Yes, when you agree to the Window 10 installation, you are only 'registering' it. You will be given the opportunity to delay installation until you are ready.

I haven't dual booted 8.1 and 10, just Win 7 and Win 10. I can't see any reason why you couldn't. There was a problem a few builds back where if you restarted (instead of shutdown then start fresh) from Win10, Win 7 would go into a full chkdsk on all your drives. That was cleared up. Windows 10 166 build is very, very stable.
 

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I am staying a 8.1 I never upgrade or change OS. That's how I have been my whole life as long as it keeps doing what I need it to do.
Seems the OP means that he stays with the original OS on his computer.

Personally, I am not 100% sure I will permanently upgrade and others may feel the same. Depends on personal needs. My determining factor will be improved performance (less resources, etc) and the Edge browser. Do not need the other bells and whistles.
Slight disagreement here. If you haven't experienced Cortana on a Windows Phone, you might not be inclined to get Windows 10 and Cortana along with it.

For a first release (probably because they got it working on Windows Phone first), Cortana can do a bunch of things just with verbal commands. I've been experimenting with Voice Control since the 80s when I bought a stand-alone app on 3 1/2 disks. I was happy I could open a couple of programs. Now, with Cortana, I can verbally create emails, check my schedule for the day, check flight statuses and a ton of other things.

I've been on my Windows 8.1 machine and have Windows 10 running next to it on my test system. If I need something, all I have to do I say 'hey Cortana' and ask the question. Most of the time I get exactly the information I need.

If there ever was a feature that could be called indispensable, Cortana is (or will be) it.
 

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#31
I'm upgrading all my PCs to Windows 10 once it comes out except one. I haven't tested W10 or anything like that but to me it just looks cool and I'm pretty stoked for it.
 

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#32
It would be nice if when changing to 10 from 8.1 if all personal files & programs could be kept. :)

Having to download new copies of program exe's & setting up all your passwords & login stuff is a pain in the butt. :(

Installing 10 on July 29 is something I personally won't do.
Maybe within a year.
8.1 is supported till 2023 I think.

Microsoft could do it this way.
They have people who could write the code to allow the keeping of programs & files & folders or whatnot.

If I remember correctly, when I upgraded from 8 Pro to 8.1 Pro everything was kept.
We will see soon.

They could at least have the upgrade provide a list of things lost in the process.
So you will have a handy list of things to replace.
 

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It would be nice if when changing to 10 from 8.1 if all personal files & programs could be kept. :)

Having to download new copies of program exe's & setting up all your passwords & login stuff is a pain in the butt. :(

Installing 10 on July 29 is something I personally won't do.
Maybe within a year.
8.1 is supported till 2023 I think.

Microsoft could do it this way.
They have people who could write the code to allow the keeping of programs & files & folders or whatnot.

If I remember correctly, when I upgraded from 8 Pro to 8.1 Pro everything was kept.
We will see soon.

They could at least have the upgrade provide a list of things lost in the process.
So you will have a handy list of things to replace.
Don't quite undestand what you are saying here. If you upgrade from 8.1 to 10, All programs and Settings will be kept. In addition, there's a Windows.old folder created containing a copy of the previous Windows installation so you can recover what's in there if needed.
 
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It would be nice if when changing to 10 from 8.1 if all personal files & programs could be kept. :)

Having to download new copies of program exe's & setting up all your passwords & login stuff is a pain in the butt. :(

Installing 10 on July 29 is something I personally won't do.
Maybe within a year.
8.1 is supported till 2023 I think.

Microsoft could do it this way.
They have people who could write the code to allow the keeping of programs & files & folders or whatnot.

If I remember correctly, when I upgraded from 8 Pro to 8.1 Pro everything was kept.
We will see soon.

They could at least have the upgrade provide a list of things lost in the process.
So you will have a handy list of things to replace.
I went from Windows 7 to 10074 and didn't lose a thing in the process. I did the upgrade via the Insiders page. Once I switched to my Microsoft Account all my Windows 8.1 settings were synced in. Web site Passwords, favorites, themes, etc, etc. Upgraded to each new build after that via Windows update and still didn't lose anything. I lost count of how many times I did that, 6, 7, or 8 times? How many builds were there? How are you doing your upgrades?
 

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#35
How are you doing your upgrades?
I installed Windows 10 TP & it was a new OS with nothing held over.
I had to download & install Macrium on it so I could use my image to revert to 8.1.
I've never tried digging through windows.old to restore things.

I just assumed the July 29 Windows 10 would be the same.

I forget where 10 TP came from.
The Store or Windows Update...or somewhere.
 

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How are you doing your upgrades?
I installed Windows 10 TP & it was a new OS with nothing held over.
I had to download & install Macrium on it so I could use my image to revert to 8.1.
I've never tried digging through windows.old to restore things.

I just assumed the July 29 Windows 10 would be the same.

I forget where 10 TP came from.
The Store or Windows Update...or somewhere.
If you upgraded online, it would have been via the Insiders Page. That's the way I did mine and I didn't lose anything. If you ran setup.exe from the ISO, what happens depends on what options you say yes or no too. Same deal if you boot from the ISO, all depends on whether you do an upgrade install or a custom clean install. Mind you, my Media PC that had Windows 7 on it, didn't have a lot of extra programs etc installed on it.
 

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#37
I seem to remember it was an iso & I clicked on the setup.exe.
Maybe I'll do better if I try the new windows 10 sometime. :)
 

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I seem to remember it was an iso & I clicked on the setup.exe.
Maybe I'll do better if I try the new windows 10 sometime. :)
Ah, there you go. Just pay close attention to the check boxes/options next time and you should be good.
 

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#39
So I may have missed it, but in preview versions on Windows 10 TP, there was a way to rollback to 8.1 if you did not like it. even though you may lose data in the process , I wonder if after the 29th this will be the case.
 

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#40
Critique/pre-review of Win10 from PC World. Disappointed in his review of Edge.

Nadella was quoted as saying "Win 10 will save the Windows Phone." My dream OS would be one for a PC only that could be synced to a phone, but then I am old enough to be many of you guys Dad. :)


Windows 10, the pre-review: Six things build 10240 reveals about the new OS | PCWorld

The Edge browser is Windows 10’s problem child, something that could drag down the review. My beef with Edge can be summed up neatly: It’s dull, some of its vaunted features are overplayed, and it struggles to compete with its chief competitor, Chrome
No, we’re not giving that away just yet. But here’s what I can tell you: As a vision, the scope of Microsoft’s ambition for Windows 10 is breathtaking. What we plan to review for July 29 is simply one facet of it. Windows 10 is an ecosystem, spanning the PC, tablet, phone, HoloLens, and Xbox One.
I have some concerns that it’s trying to do too much. I also worry that aesthetics and latent bugs will hobble Windows 10. But as I craft my review, there’s no denying that Windows 10 feels like a tribute to the best of Windows 7 and Windows 8, and it moves the ecosystem forward
 

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