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  Reply # 1427755 13-Nov-2015 20:21
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im just keen to have a working startmenu... but using media creation tool is too much effort! >:c




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  Reply # 1427756 13-Nov-2015 20:24
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Hasn't popped up on any of my machines yet




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  Reply # 1427763 13-Nov-2015 20:39
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Successfully updated using the media creation tool update method. Took 26 minutes on a i7, 16GB RAM, 500GB SSD.

(For those who can't wait) :)

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  Reply # 1427764 13-Nov-2015 20:42
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lNomNoml: Successfully updated using the media creation tool update method. Took 26 minutes on a i7, 16GB RAM, 500GB SSD.


I will do that next week if it does not come naturally




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  Reply # 1427789 13-Nov-2015 23:15
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Updated using a USB key. Not sure how long it took - less than 90 minutes probably as it was over between two episodes of a TV series...

It seems a bit faster on my HP laptop. Shame it reset a few default programs but easy to set to my liking.






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  Reply # 1427793 13-Nov-2015 23:50
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I'm looking forward to:
A simplified upgrade process (don't have to go back to Windows 7 or 8) and a visible activation Product Key in settings.
A more consistent interface including context menus, power menu, task bar, window bars and logo match profile colour scheme, new icons, automatic resizing of adjacent snapped windows.



I had upgrade to Win10 from Win7. After some time, it has lost its activation and I can't reactivate with the Win7 key either. I've been avoiding having to reinstall Win7 to redo the upgrade. Not sure if this Win10 update will allow me to type in the Win7 key.. guess will find out soon enough!

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  Reply # 1427794 13-Nov-2015 23:53
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Nice try, Microsoft, but I'm not going to start using Groove Music.

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  Reply # 1427797 14-Nov-2015 00:07
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hio77: excited just to have the start menu changes... the 512 limit has really been quite a frustration - Although not enough that i have stepped into third party solutions... 


What I think is rather weird is, "we've solved the 512 limit....by now having a 2048 limit!" undecided




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  Reply # 1427798 14-Nov-2015 00:11
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I upgraded a couple of machines.

Both reverted to the UK keyboard on the login screen which meant it was a real pain to input the special characters in my password. After the initial login, it switched back to US English input for everything. I originally installed using the English-International ISO. This has happened a few times when upgrading to different insider preview releases as well :/

All of the VMs on my main workstation disappered from the Hyper-V console. I needed to get a couple of them up and running immediately so I rolled back the update. After I did so, they all reappeared. I'll export them before attempting another upgrade. 

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  Reply # 1427800 14-Nov-2015 00:14
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hio77: excited just to have the start menu changes... the 512 limit has really been quite a frustration - Although not enough that i have stepped into third party solutions... 


What I think is rather weird is, "we've solved the 512 limit....by now having a 2048 limit!" undecided

Yes, I'd rather they allowed you to shrink it rather than enlarge it. I don't use tiles, so whenever I open the Start menu to search (that's all I really use it for), I get this big block of empty space popping up.



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  Reply # 1427801 14-Nov-2015 00:18
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Why does it install "Phone"... And why does it install all those modern apps I have already removed. I don't need things back, I like the way the machine is, thanks very much.





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  Reply # 1427804 14-Nov-2015 00:31
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freitasm: Why does it install "Phone"... And why does it install all those modern apps I have already removed. I don't need things back, I like the way the machine is, thanks very much.


Maybe it is the Mrs Doyle of operating systems?





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  Reply # 1427809 14-Nov-2015 01:10
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It feels faster, the context menu looks a lot better and overall working fine.

I can't seen to be able to find where to adjust font colour though. Depending on what image is on the background Windows selects some colours that are really hard to read:



I can change colours but only for the taskbar, title bar and background, but not for the font?






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  Reply # 1427822 14-Nov-2015 05:02
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It installs them because it's an upgrade not an update yet

Please put this feedback in the Windows Feedback tool so work can be prioritized to address this.

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  Reply # 1427868 14-Nov-2015 08:25
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Every thing seem to be working a lot faster with this update/upgrade.  Did the upgrade via USB stick.  One thing that did happen to mine was had to reload all my favourites in MS Edge. They were in the folder but did not show up when I wanted to use them.

Like it so far.



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