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  Reply # 1583459 30-Jun-2016 16:40
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freitasm:

 

 

 

Questions I have:

 

  • I wonder if the VPN list in the Network icon will allow to connect to a VPN instead of taking you to another VPN list

 

 

 

 

 

I thought I was the only one who hated this...

 

My biggie would be "will setting a connection to metered stop on drive from automatically synching"... my wallet would be pleased

 

 





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  Reply # 1583462 30-Jun-2016 16:45
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Guess it's time I get around to putting an SSD in the desktop and installaing my free windows 10 to sit dual boot with the current Windows 7...





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  Reply # 1584018 1-Jul-2016 13:34
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http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/apps/81611589/microsoft-readies-windows-10-update

 

"Ahead of July 29, the one-year anniversary launch date, anyone running Windows 10 on a PC today can request the upgrade for free, after which it will cost US$119. Either way, you'll still have to wait until August 2 to get it."

 

How do I "request the upgrade for free"?

 

Can find no information on this.




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  Reply # 1584045 1-Jul-2016 13:40
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If you are running Windows 7 or Windows 8 and have Windows Update all done, and have not opted-out then you should have a notification in the system tray where you can select to install the update.





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  Reply # 1584052 1-Jul-2016 13:48
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But the article says "anyone running Windows 10 on a PC today" can "request the upgrade for free".

 

I interpreted it as saying that if you are currently running Windows 10, you can get the Anniversary Day update for free (if you apply before the 29th)

 

Does not seem to be referring to Win 7 & 8 systems, or am I missing something?

 

 


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DS248:

 

But the article says "anyone running Windows 10 on a PC today" can "request the upgrade for free".

 

I interpreted it as saying that if you are currently running Windows 10, you can get the Anniversary Day update for free (if you apply before the 29th)

 

Does not seem to be referring to Win 7 & 8 systems, or am I missing something?

 

 

 

 

you might be missing the entire thread on how bad the  reporting on Stuff is wink





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  Reply # 1584055 1-Jul-2016 13:51
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You are expecting people writing for Stuff to actually know something...

The Anniversary update is free for Windows 10 users.




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  Reply # 1584058 1-Jul-2016 13:58
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Thanks.  Thought that may be the case but wanted to check just in case.

 

Guess they 'st*ffed' up. (OK, I know, far from original)




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  Reply # 1612389 16-Aug-2016 11:45
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update freezing computers 

 

 

 

 

3 cases where people have reached out to me to assist for this already. Black spinning circle of death which locks. Safemode works fine but rolling back patch does not. Seems the safest method is using the advanced rollback to earlier version (and clearing an update cache) or being sure a snapshot is made before attempted install is best bet


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  Reply # 1612391 16-Aug-2016 11:47
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Oblivian:

 

networkn:

 

Windows 10 Anniversary Update freezing computers 

 

 

 

 

3 cases where people have reached out to me to assist for this already. Black spinning circle of death which locks. Safemode works fine but rolling back patch does not. Seems the safest method is using the advanced rollback to earlier version (and clearing an update cache) or being sure a snapshot is made before attempted install is best bet

 

 

 

 

We have seen it a fair bit too. Quite frankly I feel very frustrated that customers are being "forced" to participate in what seems to be the worlds largest and longest running beta test. I don't recall a less stable OS by MS in a LONG LONG time. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1612528 16-Aug-2016 15:14
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This should just be showing up when checking for updates right? I'm not seeing it.

 

 

 

EDIT: Nevermind, found it under the "Learn More" link on the update page.


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  Reply # 1612568 16-Aug-2016 16:31
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I've come across dot net 3.5 being uninstalled after the anniversary update, also had printer drivers removed on the same pc.


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