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Discussion about Windows 10

  1. Jul 28, 2015 #1
    Hello there....as the title says, when the time of the upgrade comes..lets discuss in this topic problems and other stuff on this new software

    edit: when i received my notification i was asked to give my e-mail until the upgrade day unfortunately i pressed the X button and i missed to give my e-mail...am i still able to upgrade?
     
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  4. Jul 28, 2015 #3

    fluidistic

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    I have 2 laptops with windows 8.1 but was offered to upgrade to windows 10 in only one of them. My HP-pavilion laptop still hasn't showed me the upgrade proposal. Is this normal?
    I'll do the upgrade whenever they consider it's stable enough I suppose. I very rarely use Windows anyway; only when I'm forced to.
     
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  5. Jul 28, 2015 #4
    I'm planning on upgrading my Windows 8.1 laptop.
    Surely it can't get any worse...
     
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  7. Jul 30, 2015 #6
    Yesterday an unexpected bug appeared on my pc. http://prntscr.com/7ykbgb This morning when i booted up my pc the windows was genuine again...i dont know what happened but the windows 10 icon on the task bar disappeared :/ any suggestions?
     
  8. Jul 30, 2015 #7

    wolram

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    I tried downloading Win 10 but it got stuck on the please wait window, nothing hap-end what is going on?
     
  9. Jul 30, 2015 #8
    Millions of people are trying to upgrade :)
     
  10. Jul 30, 2015 #9
    I tried to get the process started this morning. For me it's still at "Notify me when Windows 10 is available"

    Guess I"m stuck with 8.1 a wee bit longer
     
  11. Jul 30, 2015 #10
    could someone reply on my problems please? :P
     
  12. Jul 30, 2015 #11
    So I have a fun problem:

    My OS is up to date, I have gotten every single download Microsoft has told me to, I have jumped through all the hoops, and when I go to manually download the get windows 10 app, it says my computer is not up to date and that I cannot get the app.

    I am running Windows 7 home premium 64 bit, I have service pack 1, I have windows updates enabled, I even download the optional ones. I have gone through the forums on the Microsoft website, but after doing A LOT of stuff in the command prompt to try to fix my issues, and use their fancy little troubleshooter, I have had no success. What else can I do besides manually download and force install Win 10?
     
  13. Jul 30, 2015 #12
    For both Kostas and duhuhu I'd suggest waiting a week or so. There are bound to be many issues like you're seeing. Hopefully Microsoft will get them all figure out over the next few days.

    Not only is this a brand new OS, its also the first time they've distributed it enmass like this.
     
  14. Jul 30, 2015 #13
    Not good enough! I demand free service NOW :wink: (just kidding, I figure they will get to it, I am just excited)
     
  15. Jul 30, 2015 #14
    Hey they're knitting those 1's and 0's as fast as they can. Do you think they just grow on trees :P

    Plus they need to go through and add by hand the following code to every function. It takes time
    Code (Text):
    if(rand()=1234)
    {
    blueScreenOfDeath();
    }
     
  16. Jul 30, 2015 #15
    thanks buddy, ill wait
     
  17. Jul 30, 2015 #16

    Oh I like that! is that in a form that I could load into the registry?
     
  18. Aug 5, 2015 #17
    My upgrade is ready, im kind of cautious though....Do you have any useful advice to highlight, before i start the upgrade?
     
  19. Aug 5, 2015 #18
    The blue screen fades from light to dark to light now... and it says stuff in your favorite language.
     
  20. Aug 5, 2015 #19
    Disable any startup protection, it restarts a few times. I forgot to turn off my bios password and had to manually restart the computer.
     
  21. Aug 5, 2015 #20
    what do you mean "startup protection"
     
  22. Aug 5, 2015 #21
    Have you tried downloading the ISO from this site? https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10
     
  23. Aug 6, 2015 #22
    What he means is you can set up a password in the computers BIOS, such that every time the computer powers on it won't do anything until you enter the password.
    After you do it'll boot normally.
    Since you don't know what he was talking about its unlikely that you have anything similar set up.

    The problem (I assume) is that during the installation process the computer has to reboot a number of times, and if you have a BIOS password set up, you either need to sit there and watch and wait for the reboots, or potentially mess up the installation.
    Easier to just turn off the BIOS password before doing the install
     
  24. Aug 6, 2015 #23
    I have tried MANY times to upgrade my windows 8.1 pro and always fail with this error message "WindowsUpdate_C1900101 OR WindowsUpdate_dt000". (this instruction doesn't work in my case at all)
    My other computer at work uses the exact same OS with the same latest updates installed but it worked fine. Admittedly, the new OS's default theme is sooo ugly.
    :biggrin:
     
  25. Aug 6, 2015 #24
    Just got mine, First impression is I like it.
     
  26. Aug 7, 2015 #25

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    Last edited: Aug 7, 2015
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