10 Tips About Windows 10 And Making The Move

July 29th is the cutoff for upgrading to Windows 10 for free ( they will not be charging after , by the way ) so here are 10 tips for you to consider. Windows 8 – 8.1 – make the move – Windows 8 – 8.1 was horrible for the average user Windows 7 – you will still be supported till January 2020 – there is no rush if all is working for you You can stop the upgrade to Windows 10 and the nagging from Microsoft – GWX Control Panel – Never 10  Uninstall your brand name antivirus – it can cause issues during the upgrade If your hard drive has issues – the upgrade may not work – you may need a new hard drive If you have malware virus infections on your computer – the upgrade to Windows 10 may not work  If you have ” mystery… Read More

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Windows 10 – It Just Appeared – Leave The X Alone

Well the Windows 10 upgrade saga took another turn this week with people seemingly left with no choice but to seemingly install it . It is not a good move from Microsoft as we head up to the July 29th deadline but if this happens to you , you can stop it by following the steps in this article from PC World and a Microsoft support article. How to escape that forced Windows 10 upgrade you mistakenly agreed to Windows 10 upgrade: How-to information on scheduling and notifications If you want to read more about it , checkout these links  Microsoft will adjust malware-like upgrade policy for Windows 10 following outcry Upgradegate: Microsoft’s Upgrade Deceptions Are Undermining Windows 10 (Updated) Microsoft makes saying no to Windows 10 update a little easier If you want to stop the Windows 10 upgrade there is : GWX Control Panel Never 10

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Windows 10 Information – A Collection Of Articles

I have written a fair bit about Windows 10 and here is a collection of the articles all in one place including how to stop Windows 10 if you so wish. I like Windows 10 now but there are a few rules to follow. Check your software – the older the software is the more chance you have of it not working under Windows 10 Uninstall your antivirus – unless you have been using the Microsoft one and then ( if you want ) you can reinstall after you have installed it If you have malware / virus issues be aware Windows 10 may not install or you will pack up the issues and just transfer them to Windows 10 No 3rd party programs that you downloaded from the internet on the promise that they will speed up , fix your computer , clean your registry etc can go over… Read More

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Is It Time To Move To Windows 10 ?

I am asked whether it is time to make the move to Windows 10 all the time. Remember you have until July 29th 2016 to upgrade at NO COST , after that date you will have to pay to upgrade your operating system. So if you have a computer running Windows 7 , 8 , 8.1 should you install the upgrade. In most cases – yes is the answer. However here are the caveats to that statement. Do you have programs that will be incompatible with Windows 10 – check with the software makers website to see if they have any issues. Do you have registry cleaners , free programs ( PC cleaners , speed up my PC etc ) – these need to be uninstalled before you upgrade as they basically don’t work and will in many cases stop the upgrade. Uninstall your commercial antivirus before you upgrade and… Read More

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