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  Reply # 1317462 4-Jun-2015 17:07
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mattwnz: What about windows 8.1 RT? I haven't seen it appear on my dell windows 8.1 laptop yet which is odd. But presume that it doesn't make any difference.


My understanding is RT is not being upgraded to 10




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  Reply # 1317473 4-Jun-2015 17:43
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mattwnz: What about windows 8.1 RT? I haven't seen it appear on my dell windows 8.1 laptop yet which is odd. But presume that it doesn't make any difference.


My understanding is RT is not being upgraded to 10


I thought it was being upgraded to something that closely resembles windows 10, maybe it will be called something else. Supposedly it is supported until 2023, so it has quite a long time left to be supported.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1318468 6-Jun-2015 22:52
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I've got two older PCs, which I got a windows 7 upgrade for from windows xp, and neither have had the windows 10 upgrade popup. I believe the windows upgrade  was part of microsofts ultimate steal upgrade program for education staff and students. They are full versions in every way, and pass the genuine windows tests. Anyone else get windows 7 in this way and also not receive the upgrade notification? I have had it on my other PCs which were new with windows 7 or 8.

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  Reply # 1318502 6-Jun-2015 23:56
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3 of my non offer machines are running whatever PB tech image their ex lease PCs with. not sure if its using the key on a sticker on the case or not, another is using a key that was off an old junk PC that came with 7 on it when it was barely fit to run ME or similar that I picked up at a garage sale. And the 8.1 lappys are running whatever they came with - not a pro one since it cant connect to the domain. And then there is my 2 little atom based 8.1 with bing machines.\

None of them have offered me an upgrade. Perhaps I need to reboot outside the once a month windows update reboots to provoke it into action?




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  Reply # 1318506 7-Jun-2015 00:15
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richms: 3 of my non offer machines are running whatever PB tech image their ex lease PCs with. not sure if its using the key on a sticker on the case or not, another is using a key that was off an old junk PC that came with 7 on it when it was barely fit to run ME or similar that I picked up at a garage sale. And the 8.1 lappys are running whatever they came with - not a pro one since it cant connect to the domain. And then there is my 2 little atom based 8.1 with bing machines.\

None of them have offered me an upgrade. Perhaps I need to reboot outside the once a month windows update reboots to provoke it into action?


It is interesting, as they must be pushing to different versions. I guess if it never does show it, we will need to call microsoft to get a manual key. 

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  Reply # 1318687 7-Jun-2015 13:29
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just because the reservation popup isn't happening on your machine doesn't meant the upgrade won't work.

Come July 29 you'll be able to download the upgrade which will check your existing key before it upgrades to 10

You'll also be able to download ISO images etc

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  Reply # 1318695 7-Jun-2015 13:51
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Its good if they are masking upgrade images available. MS was dumb to not allow this with the 8 to 8.1 upgrade. That annoyed a lot of people. It actually seems MS are actually trying hard these days.




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  Reply # 1318707 7-Jun-2015 14:19
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I havent really been following anything to do with windows 10, but got notification on both my Win 7 and Win 8.1 devices when i ran windows update today.

What i want to know is, will i benefit at all from an update to windows 10? is it worth it?

is there anywhere that has a good rundown on the improved features over the older versions of windows?

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  Reply # 1323280 12-Jun-2015 11:33
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Came home last night to find my computer had restarted for Windows update and the Get10 notification icon was back.
Hope it doesn't do this every month.

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  Reply # 1323287 12-Jun-2015 11:46
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I've only got it on one machine so far. My worst portable machine by far.




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  Reply # 1323296 12-Jun-2015 12:02
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richms: I've only got it on one machine so far. My worst portable machine by far.


I'm running 8 x desktops and 2 x laptops, all with Windows 7 SP1.

The Win10 notifications have come on random days - my older PCs came first, for some strange reason.

My newest PC (fresh build/activation last week) still has not been yet notified.

There's plenty of time before 29 July  smile




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  Reply # 1323304 12-Jun-2015 12:12
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nzkiwiman: Came home last night to find my computer had restarted for Windows update and the Get10 notification icon was back.
Hope it doesn't do this every month.



It will stay in the notification tray until the upgrade is done it only uses 176KB of memory so it's not like it's a drag or hog on resources


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  Reply # 1323309 12-Jun-2015 12:22
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nzkiwiman: Came home last night to find my computer had restarted for Windows update and the Get10 notification icon was back.
Hope it doesn't do this every month.


uninstall the update if its annoying you?

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  Reply # 1323310 12-Jun-2015 12:25
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Jase2985: I havent really been following anything to do with windows 10, but got notification on both my Win 7 and Win 8.1 devices when i ran windows update today.

What i want to know is, will i benefit at all from an update to windows 10? is it worth it?

is there anywhere that has a good rundown on the improved features over the older versions of windows?


yes

yes

yes, here www.microsoft.com/windows10

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  Reply # 1323317 12-Jun-2015 12:36
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nathan:

yes

yes

yes, here www.microsoft.com/windows10


read that, not hugely convincing

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