RE: Windows 10 or not? (possibly OT)

Subject: RE: Windows 10 or not? (possibly OT)
From: "Al Geist" <al -at- geistarts -dot- com>
To: "'Will Husa'" <will -dot- husa -at- 4techwriter -dot- com>, "'Michael Wyland'" <michael -at- sumptionandwyland -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 22:02:48 -0400

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......

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Will Husa
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 7:12 PM
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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
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will -dot- husa -at- 4techwriter -dot- com

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Behalf Of Michael Wyland
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 3:53 PM
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Subject: Windows 10 or not? (possibly OT)

To all:

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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