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Windows 10 installation question

  1. #1


    Posts : 19
    Windows 8

    Windows 10 installation question


    Hi.
    I will probably wait for 3-4 months before I install the new windows 10 to replace my current 8.1 windows.
    Question:
    If there are updates/fixes for windows 10, will they be applied regularly to the version in “Get windows 10” icon I have on my task-bar. Or will I have to get the latest windows 10 from another location?
    Thanks.
    TC.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Tom,

    If you like, you can also use step 3 in the tutorial link below to upgrade to the free offer of Windows 10 on your activated Windows 7 or 8.1 PC at any time.

    How to Upgrade to Windows 10
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  3. #3


    Posts : 19
    Windows 8


    Thanks Brink.
    Just to clarify, if any bug fixes are applied to windows 10, will I be getting the latest version no of win10 if I download from
    your link(step03) 3-6 months (down the road) or will I be getting the original roll-out version no of win10.

    Thanks.
    TC.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    If you upgrade from your activated 8.1 to the free 10 using the Media Creation Tool in step 3, then yes you'll get the latest retail copy of Windows 10 installed and activated.
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  5. #5


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    If you upgrade from your activated 8.1 to the free 10 using the Media Creation Tool in step 3, then yes you'll get the latest retail copy of Windows 10 installed and activated.
    Hi, what if I opt to upgrade to Windows 10 via Windows Update, will I still get the latest copy along with any fix that Microsoft might release? Thanks
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Yep, you sure will.
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  7. #7


    Btw, which is a better way to upgrade? Windows Update or Media Creation tool? Thanks
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  8. #8


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    The windows update method has failed for a lot of people..
    ISO method seems to do better..
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  9. #9


    Posts : 88
    windows8.1;OSX 10.10.3;vb with debian,ubuntu and Windows 10 TP


    For me, GWX worked fine Laptop and ISO method in Home PC. But none has worked in my Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet PC.
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  10. #10


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    The Dell Venue 8 uses x86 software
    even though x64 CPU
    Does not have enough RAM to support x64 OS
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