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Free win10 upgrade, MS now getting pushy about it.

Q: Free win10 upgrade, MS now getting pushy about it.

I'm still on Win7, I noticed that their pop up window to install Win10 has changed, there is no option to select another date for the install, it were only ever 3 days ahead anyhow.

I'm wondering, is the free offer coming to an end then?

Looking through some of the past threads on here, I see that some have reverted back to their old OS after dabbling with Win10, I'm wondering if I should even bother/risk trying it to be honest?.....Although I dare say that I'll be forced to in the end.

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A: Free win10 upgrade, MS now getting pushy about it.

The offer is for a year - July 2016 (it was released on 29th July 2015)

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade-ms-now-getting-pushy-about-it.1157945/
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I know someone with a Vista (Business) PC and he received a free upgrade notice to Win10. Is this correct and if so does it just mean that the OS will be installed without saving apps and files?
 

A:Free Win10 upgrade

I know someone with a Vista (Business) PC and he received a free upgrade notice to Win10. Is this correct and if so does it just mean that the OS will be installed without saving apps and files?Click to expand...

The free upgrade applies to qualified computers that are running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1.

It does NOT apply to computers that are running Windows Vista.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade.1152502/
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who and why is anyone going for the free Win10 upgrade ? I do online stuff and gaming.... I do not have a tablet.... at current our computer run Win 8.1. I signed up a while back for the free Win10 upgrade.... is there a thread for this discussion already?

A:who and why is anyone going for the free Win10 upgrade ?

Lots of Windows 10 news here ... Windows 10 News - Windows 10 Forums

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/68757-who-why-anyone-going-free-win10-upgrade.html
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Hello,

My laptop was victim of a virus that destroyed some register files and even System Restore could not fix it. My only choice is to format the hdd and reset to the OS in the chip which is Win 8, but I had already upgraded to Win 10. How can I recover my Win 10 Key so I can reinstall and activate Win 10?

Thanks / Arturo

A:How to recover Win10 Key (free upgrade from 8.1) ?

There is no free key. If your computer came with Windows 8.x, the key is in the bios. If you wish to install from the iso, do the install without activation, then once you get into the GUI, then do the activation and it will go through.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/62231-how-recover-win10-key-free-upgrade-8-1-a.html
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i have a couple laptops that both came with windows 8.1 that im going to be selling. both were upgraded to win10 during the free upgrade period and both are currently on anniversary edition. when i look at the activation page, it says "Windows is activated with a digital license linked to your microsoft account". naturally, i will reset windows before sale so does this mean the new owner will not be able to activate windows 10 since it wont be done with my acct? do i need to track down restore media for each and put win8 back on?

A:is the free win10 upgrade transferable to another owner?

That's actually very interesting because historically and even when I had my stint on Windows 10, the license is tied to the machine, not the user. What I would do is reset those laptops and set them up with a local account and see if the activation status is an issue.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/windows-10/445645-free-win10-upgrade-transferable-another-owner.html
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Hello This is my upgrade free period Win10 ends after Installing the first time Installing Win10 after the free upgrade period ends here and couldn't find an answer after a few minutes of searching Sorry if this has been asked already Anyway I have an HP laptop that Installing Win10 after the free upgrade period ends came with windows and has a Gb recovery partition that re-installs Win and all the bundled software After I upgraded to Win I made a recovery drive When creating the recovery drive it asked for a Gb USB drive which I provided and it seemed to work fine I later used the recovery drive to re-install windows but it was windows again I then had to download and install the free upgrade again What will happen if I want to re-install win after the free upgraded period ends Will the upgrade still be available from somewhere as long as I have a hardware profile on an activation server Or maybe I have to do something different when creating the recovery drive I'd really rather not get stuck with Win in the future BTW my PC at work was an upgrade from to and I made a recovery drive there also That PC doesn't have a recovery partition and only required Gb for the recovery drive Should I expect this drive to re-install win and require me to download again also Thank you in advance for any information

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/53453-installing-win10-after-free-upgrade-period-ends.html
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Hello i bought Pc from 1 guy.
....
its care who is that guys...
but my question is
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or something...

A:Can i upgrade from WIN7 to WIN10 "for free" ?

Hi Welcome to Windows Central! Give this a look. I have no experience with this, so you're on your own! http://forums.windowscentral.com/e?l...token=tEsdeZOr

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/442605-can-i-upgrade-win7-win10-free.html
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I have repeatedly encountered Win10 Envy 860-1... to 10240 14393 Win10 Failed Upgrade From on a failures in trying to upgrade Win from version to the current version I used Upgrade From Win10 10240 to Win10 14393 Failed on Envy 860-1... the Windows Upgrade exe program - failed I used the MediaCreationTool to download the iso and create a bootable DVD for upgrade - failed Created virtual drive for the iso to upgrade - failed The normal Windows Update function appears to work properly - I get windows and other updates on the usual time basis The relevant files for diagnosing what went wrong seem to be A The WINDOWS BT Sources Panther setupact logB The WINDOWS BT Sources Panther setuperr logC There are also small files with these same names in the WINDOWS WS Sources Panther folder i e another setupact log and setuperr log Here is the file WINDOWS BT Sources Panther setupact log - - Info SP CSetupPlatform Initialize Setup log starts - - Info SP Host system information VM NOFirmware type UEFIManufacturer HPModel - stBIOS name A BIOS version A BIOS release date Total memory Number of physical CPUs Number of logical CPUs Processor manufacturer GenuineIntelProcessor name Intel R Core TM i - CPU GHzProcessor caption Intel Family Model Stepping Processor architecture x Processor Upgrade From Win10 10240 to Win10 14393 Failed on Envy 860-1... clock - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Starting verification of footprint section Footprint Basic - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Could not find footprint file C Windows WS Sources reagent admx - - Info SPVerifyFootprint The requested footprint Upgrade From Win10 10240 to Win10 14393 Failed on Envy 860-1... is not present - - Warning SPGetFootprintCapabilities Footprint Footprint Basic incomplete the platform capability will not be available - - Info SPGenerateCopyListFromConfigFile Didn't find file list in C Windows WS Sources setupplatform cfg section Footprint Servicing x - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Starting verification of footprint section Footprint Servicing - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Could not find footprint file C Windows WS Sources compatprovider dll - - Info SPVerifyFootprint The requested footprint is not present - - Warning SPGetFootprintCapabilities Footprint Footprint Servicing incomplete the platform capability will not be available - - Info SPGenerateCopyListFromConfigFile Didn't find file list in C Windows WS Sources setupplatform cfg section Footprint ICB x - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Starting verification of footprint section Footprint ICB - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Could not find footprint file C Windows WS Sources cmi migxml dll - - Info SPVerifyFootprint The requested footprint is not present - - Warning SPGetFootprintCapabilities Footprint Footprint ICB incomplete the platform capability will not be available - - Info SPGenerateCopyListFromConfigFile Didn't find file list in C Windows WS Sources setupplatform cfg section Footprint Migration x - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Starting verification of footprint section Footprint Migration - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Could not find footprint file C Windows WS Sources cmi migxml dll - - Info SPVerifyFootprint The requested footprint is not present - - Warning SPGetFootprintCapabilities Footprint Footprint Migration incomplete the platform capability will not be available - - Info Initializing diagnostics helper data file NULL - - Info No existing diagnostics data - - Info Key CollectTrace is not available - - Warning SP CSetupPlatform Initialize Failed to initialize tracing - - Info There is already a running setup user mode etw session - - Info VDS available - - Info Key CollectTrace is not available - - Info SP Attempting to resurrect a new system from C Windows BT Sources - - Error SP CSetupPlatform ResurrectNewSystem Cannot resurrect new system Win Exception C Windows BT Sources NewSystem dat The system cannot find the file specified x thiscall UnBCL FileStream FileStream const class UnBCL tring enum UnBCL FileMode enum UnBCL FileAccess enum UnBC... Read more

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Upgrade-From-Win10-10240-to-Win10-14393-Failed-on-Envy-860/td-p/5749396
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Hello,

I received the free win 10 upgrade from an invitation to reserve the upgrade. The other day, a Ransomware hit me, and though I believe I may have immediately tracked & deleted all affected files I could find, I hardly believe I could be so skilled as to be successful.

I had this happen last year, and ended up formatting the unit, and reloading Win 7. I don't want to have to go back to 7, but how do I get another Win 10? Is there a key I need to find & save? A free site that I can get a copy on a flash drive to load from? Any help would be appreciated. I have no clue how to proceed since it's an online download, and once formatted, the unit won't be able to get online without the OS

Thanks

A:I have Win10 from upgrade, must reformat PC. How do I get Win10 again?

you can download the newest build of windows 10 > http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softw...load/windows10

boot from the setup media - remove every partition (wipe) the HDD

and clean install widows 10

since you already had win7 and windows 10 on that PC - if asked for product key - just skip that screen

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/32366-i-have-win10-upgrade-must-reformat-pc-how-do-i-get-win10-again.html
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You just have to tell a little lie and say you use "assistive technology".

Accessibility and the Windows 10 Free Upgrade
 

https://hardforum.com/threads/you-can-still-get-win10-for-free.1907056/
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Win10-upgrade-deadline-arrived-cannot-upgrade-what-next/td-p/5688369
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A:Best FREE antivirus for Win10.

Windows 10 includes a built-in AV program, good article about it and some other things you can do here :- http://www.howtogeek.com/225385/what?s-the-best-antivirus-for-windows-10-is-windows-defender-good-enough/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/best-free-antivirus-for-win10.1156687/
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Sorry if this is covered somewhere; I did search...

I keep reading that MS is pushing unsuspecting users onto 10 via "Recommended Updates." I cannot find anything definitive on this nor a KB number to watch for and block or "hide."

My PC usage is very well served by 8.1 and I am happy to just stay where I am.
Am I going to have to be constantly on the lookout for an unwanted W 10 upgrade?

Thanks.

A:Is MS really getting pushy?

There's a guide or two here at TenF that can help with enabling or disabling updates in Windows 10 you can look over while the main culprit hasn't changed. It just hides itself better or if hidden after removed can suddenly return to life after a few months time! That is precisely what happened on the 7 side of the dual boot with 10 on one of the two desktops here.

Most still want to see the regular updates for the version they plan to keep on still coming in. But how to disable the "Upgrade to the latest version of Windows" feature already built into every version since ? Legacy-9x days? Then you refer to the guide for either enabling or disabling the upgrade option entirely! That guide also instructs on how to change the Local Group Policy Editor setting of interest as well as adding in a new registry value to disable or enable you can decide on. Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums

Another similar guide will instruct on how to remove the "KB3035583" culprit for Windows 7. Can't say that is the exact same for 8 or 8.1 however while "8" never seems to be mentioned anymore by MS! The GWX Control Center may have been another term you may have heard mentioned around and about the forums here without the particular number for the "10 App" being named. The guide for removal and keeping it off however has been updated from the "Reserve your free copy of 10" image you would have seen previously to the February 1st "Upgrade" and "Download to Upgrade Later" buttons you would now be confronted with when simply bringing up the pop op screen by clicking on the 10 app. Get Windows 10 Icon - Remove from Taskbar in Windows 7 and 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums

The quick and easy as well as reviewing the guide there is simply to find the KB3035583 update in the Installed Updates list and see it uninstalled followed by a fresh check for updates when it should be right there again in the recommended updates! Simply right click to select the Hide update option and keep an eye out for it again in a few months time when somehow it might get unhidden again? 2/1/2016 is when MS triggered the revised version of the 10 app explaining why it became active here again on one but not both desktops since more prevention was taken for the main build already running 10 with a purchased key as well as in a dual boot with 7 Ultimate x64.

http://www.tenforums.com/general-discussion/40482-ms-really-getting-pushy.html
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Sorry if this is covered somewhere; I did search...

I keep reading that MS is pushing unsuspecting users onto 10 via "Recommended Updates." I cannot find anything definitive on this nor a KB number to watch for and block or "hide."

My PC usage is very well served by 8.1 and I am happy to just stay where I am.
Am I going to have to be constantly on the lookout for an unwanted W 10 upgrade?

Thanks.

A:Is MS really getting pushy?

There's a guide or two here at TenF that can help with enabling or disabling updates in Windows 10 you can look over while the main culprit hasn't changed. It just hides itself better or if hidden after removed can suddenly return to life after a few months time! That is precisely what happened on the 7 side of the dual boot with 10 on one of the two desktops here.

Most still want to see the regular updates for the version they plan to keep on still coming in. But how to disable the "Upgrade to the latest version of Windows" feature already built into every version since ? Legacy-9x days? Then you refer to the guide for either enabling or disabling the upgrade option entirely! That guide also instructs on how to change the Local Group Policy Editor setting of interest as well as adding in a new registry value to disable or enable you can decide on. Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums

Another similar guide will instruct on how to remove the "KB3035583" culprit for Windows 7. Can't say that is the exact same for 8 or 8.1 however while "8" never seems to be mentioned anymore by MS! The GWX Control Center may have been another term you may have heard mentioned around and about the forums here without the particular number for the "10 App" being named. The guide for removal and keeping it off however has been updated from the "Reserve your free copy of 10" image you would have seen previously to the February 1st "Upgrade" and "Download to Upgrade Later" buttons you would now be confronted with when simply bringing up the pop op screen by clicking on the 10 app. Get Windows 10 Icon - Remove from Taskbar in Windows 7 and 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums

The quick and easy as well as reviewing the guide there is simply to find the KB3035583 update in the Installed Updates list and see it uninstalled followed by a fresh check for updates when it should be right there again in the recommended updates! Simply right click to select the Hide update option and keep an eye out for it again in a few months time when somehow it might get unhidden again? 2/1/2016 is when MS triggered the revised version of the 10 app explaining why it became active here again on one but not both desktops since more prevention was taken for the main build already running 10 with a purchased key as well as in a dual boot with 7 Ultimate x64.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/40482-ms-really-getting-pushy.html
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I have a Win 7 Pro 64 bit PC (desktop) and have been offered Win 10 Free
I also have Win 7 Pro 32 bit (laptop) but haven't been offered Win 10 Free for that. Why?

A:Why haven't I been offered Win10 Free...

Hi Graphicool I suggest you to bring this issue in the thread I created since there's quite a few users that have it and it'll be better to have it all in one thread.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/579044/support-thread-for-the-get-windows-10-app-not-working/Also, it contains a link to all the solutions you should try first.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/580751/why-havent-i-been-offered-win10-free/
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Hey
Is it still possible to upgrade to Windows 10 for free ?

A:Upgrading Win7 to Win10 for free ?

hi the free period is over so no not that I know of

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/401838-upgrading-win7-win10-free.html
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Here is a strange one Friend of mine had her laptop automatically try to upgrade more pushy 10 Microsoft with Is getting to Windows from Windows two days ago I figured she must have accidentally accepted to take the Windows upgrade Helped her to get back to and all was well I fired up my spare computer Is Microsoft getting more pushy with 10 running Windows for first time in a week and am greeted with a message that my system is going to be upgraded to Windows on May th I DID NOT ACCEPT the free upgrade but somehow my system was set to give me the Windows upgrade Fortunately I caught this message and CANCELLED the process Anyone else seen where Windows is on its own trying to install to systems I have other systems running Windows and I have black flagged the Windows nagware KB on them so they didnt get what appears to be an auto upgrade I guess I will have to black flag Windows KB to never install on this other system too

A:Is Microsoft getting more pushy with 10

QuoteIs Microsoft getting more pushy with 10Yep.

http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,156130.0.html
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Hi all!

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A:Updates - so pushy!!

I just go with all of the updates and I don't worry about them. It's very rare that one has ever caused me issue. Are they more frequent than they were with Windows XP? Yes... Is Windows 7 more secure and is the world a more dangerous place now than it used to be? Yes. Seems like these 2 go hand in hand.

And I want updates for things like IE...because you never really know when third party apps might make calls or use functionality from IE. Just because you might not double click on IE and surf the web...doesn't mean that the components aren't being used on your system.

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/79551-updates-so-pushy.html
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A:Win10 Defender and MBAM Free Trial

Keep Defender in place...MBAM is a different tool altogether...Only 1 scan should be ran at a time however...

http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,155661.0.html
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A:What is the best Free & Pay Video editing programs for Win10?

Wondershare Filmora is a very affordable and easy to use video editor. I've been using it for some time on my laptop with Windows 7 and have had no problems. It has some excellent features and might be worth considering for Windows 10. Link here for information: 
 
http://filmora.wondershare.com/windows10/how-to-edit-videos-on-windows10.html
 
Cheers - 
 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/605098/what-is-the-best-free-pay-video-editing-programs-for-win10/
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A:Can I get Win10 for free after July 29th this year?

Someone else might think of a way but the answer is no. You can't get a free upgrade after 7/29.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/51762-can-i-get-win10-free-after-july-29th-year.html
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/AMD-HDMI-port-on-dv7-laptop-is-lost-after-Win10-free-trial/td-p/5810321
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>> http://www.winxdvd.com/giveaway/
 
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A:Free Download HD Video Converter for Windows PC (Win10 included)

Any Video Converter is better.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/579714/free-download-hd-video-converter-for-windows-pc-win10-included/
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A:Probably Scammed: Trojan, CSSR, and Pushy Salesman

Hi, GenericDNA! I'm going to try to help you out.
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Please be patient with me. I need some time to analyze your logs and responses so I can correctly help you. I should respond to you within two days, but if I haven't, please send me a PM! I may have missed your response. Bribing me with candy for faster replies is not advised.
If something goes wrong, you don't understand something, or you don't know what to do, please stop and ask me before proceeding with any further steps!
From the looks of that message and what you described, that is most definitely a fake. One thing to look for in false warning messages is broken English; in this case, this one is full of it. Thank goodness you didn't give him any of your money!
 
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Hi,
Not sure why you wouldn't just use this to fill in your system spec's page instead of posting a pdf :/
System Info - See Your System Specs

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A:Hp 110-414 Win10 Upgrade

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A:Help with win10 upgrade

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A:Should I upgrade to Win10?

I saw a notice that today is the last day to upgrade to Win10 for free.Click to expand...

it not - July 2016 is
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Hi, Do you know what is the error message ? No error message we or Microsoft won't be able to help. Regards.

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A:Unable to upgrade to Win10 or even try it out.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/info-on-win10-upgrade-with-iso.1166347/
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A:A70 - Win Explorer closes after Win10 upgrade from...

The A70 is not on the list of Lenovo Win 10 supported systems.    Your Intel processor is several generations before official Win 10 starts. 
 
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Can-I-upgrade-h8-1230-from-Win7-to-Win10/td-p/5596437
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Hi
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I'll take a stab at this one..
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And welcome to the forums

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http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/41344-ms-says-i-cant-upgrade-my-laptop-hp-has-not-tested-win10.html
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Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

A:W540 - Win10 upgrade problems

OOPS -- saw you tried this already. ------------------------------------Have you tried obtaining the upgrade directly from Microsoft via their Win10 Media Creation tool? You will be able to download an entire .ISO file to burn a CD or create a bootable USB stick: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 This works better, sometimes, than the Windows upgrade pestering message.  Good luck!----------------------------------------- How are you fixed for disk space?  The upgrade needs qute a bit of extra room ~ 5 - 10 GB, at least, to store previous machine state.     




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Take Ownership of the save file location and of the file that is Locked.

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A:Motherboard Power Still On After Win10 Upgrade

Some motherboards have a USB power feature even when the computer is switched on.
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A:CD/DVD writable drive not recognized by OS after Win10 upgrade.

Originally Posted by rfletch


I have a SATA-1 TSSTcorp TS-H653 (not sure whether it is an F, G, H etc.) CD/DVD writable drive in an Inspirion 537s. I recently upgraded to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 7 Ultimate, but the drive is not recognized by the OS. However, the drive does show up in BIOS. I have searched and cannot find a driver for this drive. Any advice or assistance?



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www.dell.com/.../drivers

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19980919