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Windows 7: why upgrade to 10?

08 Aug 2015   #1
zubenal

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
why upgrade to 10?

One of my concerns is that if i do the free upgrade then next year when i have to reformat my hd I wont be able to use the Dell reinstall cd, it has 7 on it. Will 10 free still be available?
I am from the school, "If it aint broke..."
Thanks


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08 Aug 2015   #2
fluffymitten

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

This link should help - looks like you can download the media and create your own disc
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...load/windows10
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08 Aug 2015   #3
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

The first install of windows 10 must be an upgrade of a valid activated operating system

Once this is done you can download an ISO which may be used to install a fresh copy of windows 10 on that system.

As you have a dell system which may have bespoke software for specific functionality, I would advise that you obtain a complete set of these installers from dell, if you do not already have a dell drivers disk, before you do a fresh install

Full information is available on our sister Site tenforums.com ... ... Here
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08 Aug 2015   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I believe you have 1 year to decide and figure out a restore plan
Plus wait for win 10 to mature and manufacture to catch up and work the bugs out of drivers

Otherwise 10 is on sell too at the moment I believe it's only a download but eventually a disk will be available so the process is more straight forward and you can have both as separate installs.
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