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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 877
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Posted By gregrocker
Source?[/QUOTE] I'm the source. I've been...

Source?[/QUOTE]

I'm the source. I've been here 6-8 hours every day since before Windows 7 was released and have never seen any sign of MS spying in any way. If I had I would have blown the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,985
Posted By gregrocker
With UEFI you'll never set the hard drive as...

With UEFI you'll never set the hard drive as first device to boot, only the Windows Boot Manager. It seems you already have two listed there, so perhaps changing their Boot order is possible. Make...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 21,893
Posted By gregrocker
Did you do the free Upgrade from Windows 7 to...

Did you do the free Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10? If so then the windows.old or Recovery folder within 10 now is the entire old Windows 7 install in case you decide within 30 days to roll it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 877
Views: 178,111
Posted By gregrocker
My test is that I've been using my MS account to...

My test is that I've been using my MS account to sign into Windows 10 since October and never seen the slightest evidence of it being used or purloined for any other purpose at all.

Meanwhile if...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 877
Views: 178,111
Posted By gregrocker
Lady, to clarify I was was referring to the...

Lady, to clarify I was was referring to the particular strain of paranoia that MS intends to force Windows 10 on consumers without the right to reclaim Win7 at all. What was made clear and is now a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 6,546
Posted By gregrocker
As long as you tried again after the BIOS update...

As long as you tried again after the BIOS update you only just mentioned, and you've confirmed the ISO so there is no doubt that it is pristine, tested the stick formatted UEFI and Legacy in other...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 6,546
Posted By gregrocker
I suggested you try both UEFI and if that fails...

I suggested you try both UEFI and if that fails Legacy.

Then resestting BIOS to defaults to try both again.

If you're using USB it must be formatted using different ways to try each...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By gregrocker
Yes uncheck everything except Microsoft Security...

Yes uncheck everything except Microsoft Security Essentials that should replace Norton. They are freeloaders riding on Windows back.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 877
Views: 178,111
Posted By gregrocker
They have a billion customers so any telemetry is...

They have a billion customers so any telemetry is focused not on individuals but the trends of exobytes

Your personal privacy concerns are almost always addressed with a rigor that has surprised...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,179
Posted By gregrocker
Are you booting DVD as a UEFI device? I...

Are you booting DVD as a UEFI device?

I realize I've only asked four times.
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 33
Views: 6,546
Posted By gregrocker
Try resetting to defaults. Boot disk as...

Try resetting to defaults.

Boot disk as UEFI device, delete all partitions. Click Next.

You may need to also disable Legacy. Secure Boot always off.

If that fails enable Legacy to boot...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 877
Views: 178,111
Posted By gregrocker
Just a spate of threads lately to turn off auto...

Just a spate of threads lately to turn off auto Updates due to paranoia about 10 sneak upgrading which is plain whacked.

This is perilous on an OS with no SP2 which relies on frequent patching to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,985
Posted By gregrocker
I'd set the OS you plan to use most first to boot...

I'd set the OS you plan to use most first to boot in BIOS and install Easy to if to add the other by name, type and drive letter seen from booted OS.

From 8.1 you should get a blue Modern boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By gregrocker
No, MVPs cannot be Microsoft employees. We are...

No, MVPs cannot be Microsoft employees. We are community help volunteers.

I do enjoy visiting Redmond campus though in November for Global MVP Summit.

How is performance now? Are you still...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By gregrocker
Should work David. You might post the same...

Should work David.

You might post the same question at 10F to let us know what they're saying. I don't have time to spend away from here. We had record attendance 2 days ago.
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By gregrocker
Perfect performance! :devil2::mad2:

Perfect performance!
:devil2::mad2:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 877
Views: 178,111
Posted By gregrocker
Set Updates to Automatic. Hide Bing. The others...

Set Updates to Automatic. Hide Bing. The others are fine.

We don't substitute XPired wives tales for Help at the top Tech Forums on the web.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 21,893
Posted By gregrocker
Type Windows update in start search box to see if...

Type Windows update in start search box to see if your Important or Optionals need goosing. Wait to see what drivers 10 wants before importing any.

Type Troubleshoot in Start Search box to run...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By gregrocker
The free upgrade is giving you an in-place...

The free upgrade is giving you an in-place upgrade only. There is a Go Back feature that is only good for 28 days due to too much instability foreseen to safely roll back beyond that. Hence that...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By gregrocker
Windows 10 team clarifies upgraded Seven license always retrievable

A member of the Windows 10 team has replied to my inquiry in MVP communication channels assuring that Windows 7 used to upgrade to windows 10 is always retrievable via either roll back within 30...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 21,893
Posted By gregrocker
Why wouldn't the 100mb still be there? I said...

Why wouldn't the 100mb still be there? I said once C boots and holds System Active flags then you can delete it in Disk Mgmt.

Then post back another screenshot. This time attach it using blue...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,985
Posted By gregrocker
Your Disk Mgmt is a mess. You should know what...

Your Disk Mgmt is a mess. You should know what every single one of those jumbled partitions is for and actively using it or Wipe the drive and create only the partitions you want.

If you're good...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By gregrocker
All of those can be unchecked. If you're missing...

All of those can be unchecked. If you're missing a function needed when you plug in your phone then try adding back those clearly labeled for phone. If you are synching iPhone Then ITunes may need...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 809
Posted By gregrocker
I wish I wasn't traveling and could test some of...

I wish I wasn't traveling and could test some of these upgrade activations to see exactly how they work, especially every possible rollback and retrieval of 7 key.
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,985
Posted By gregrocker
What Recovery are you referring to? Recovery...

What Recovery are you referring to? Recovery here means Factory Recovery to shipped condition, or Image Recovery using a System Image.

Compare the 7 install you have to the perfect one compiled...
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