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Windows 7: Win 10 forced on me ! scared and furious !!

31 Mar 2016   #11
icacream

win7 x64 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Windows 10 is not all that bad
you're probably right
but I kept with win XP longer than most and will do the same with 7
plus - I cannot stand things being FORCED on me
I have a Thinkpad but am loath to install it there
thanks for your help



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31 Mar 2016   #12
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Most of us here have been using 10 for well over a year now, but ya, seeing your PC upgrade to 10 like magic would be scary
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31 Mar 2016   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by icacream View Post
thanks to you all
as I am a non-technical person, I used the software recommended by AddRAM
I feel better !!!

and Brink, I know what happened : I have been seeing these "upgrade to 10 notifications" for so long that I click them away without looking at them
but this afternoon, as I booted up, I looked at the notification : it was a really sneaky new one with a count down.... 60 minutes to hell....
must have been the same this morning, only I did not pay attention and just closed it.... but it kept counting in the back...
wow, did I get a scare !!!!
If you like, give Windows 10 a good play with while it's installed to see how you like it.

You have up to 30 days to go back to previous Windows if you don't like it.
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31 Mar 2016   #14
icacream

win7 x64 ultimate
 
 

I really appreciate all your advice
I'll go play tourist on the Win 10 forum when I have some time....
and say, one goes play with 10, going back to 7 is done without messing up anything ????
really ????
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31 Mar 2016   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Correct, you'll be able to quickly go back to W7 before the 30 days is up if you like, and if you don't delete the Windows.old folder.

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