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I HAD a Windows 7 Pro system and tried to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. Got the
blue screen of death halfway through. Talked to Microsoft and they said it
was a Dell problem. Talked to Dell and they said it was a Microsoft problem.
Couldn't reload original Windows files because the upgrade knocked out the
DVD and locked up the USB ports. Had to reboot the system every time I used
one in order to free it up. Finally got fed up and stripped the computer of
all the good parts and bought a new system. Microsoft keeps telling me I can
upgrade my other Windows 7 Pro system to Windows 10 Pro for free, but I'm
not falling for it. They cost me to much the first time......
Al Geist-Geist Arts
Fine Art Photography
E-mail: al -at- geistarts -dot- com
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Technical Writing, Help, Publication Management
"...I walked to work, quit my job, and kept walking. Better to be a pilgrim
without a destination, I figured, than to cross the wrong threshold each
day." (Sy Safransky)
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[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+al=geistarts -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 7:12 PM
To: 'Michael Wyland'; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Windows 10 or not? (possibly OT)
I had Windows 10 for three weeks. It was a conversion from Windows 7 PC with
an i5-4670K CPU, 64bit OS, and 8 GB of RAM.
Windows 10 slowed down my computer so much that I had trouble loading WORD
After three weeks of this molasses, I went to the Microsoft website looking
for a solution. It asked me if I wanted to revert to Windows 7. Heck Yes I
said. Now that I'm back on Windows 7, my PC is the fireball that it used to
Will Husa Documentation Solutions
Skype ID: william.husa
will -dot- husa -at- 4techwriter -dot- com
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[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+will -dot- husa=4techwriter -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
Behalf Of Michael Wyland
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 3:53 PM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Windows 10 or not? (possibly OT)
I apologize if this is off-topic for the group, but I feel impelled to ask
the question. What have your experiences been with upgrading a PC to
Windows 10? Are the benefits worth the changes?
BTW, I'm currently using Windows 8.1 on a machine with a "4th generation
...i5-4430 processor," 12GB DDR3 RAM, and a 2TB hard drive, so I have no
doubt the hardware can handle the upgrade.
Michael L. Wyland
Sumption & Wyland
818 South Hawthorne Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104-4537
(605) 336-0244 or (888) 4-SUMPTION
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