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Windows 7: Can't upgrade to Windows 10

09 Sep 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Can't upgrade to Windows 10

I have a Dell Inspiron 560 desktop and I just phoned Dell to find out if I can get a system recovery disk in case I upgrade to Windows 10 and don't like it and want to go back to Windows 7. The customer adviser told me that Windows 10 cannot be downloaded onto this computer, however it is waiting for my in the Windows Updates program. Does this simply mean that when I actually select to do the upgrade, that it won't actually work?

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09 Sep 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Did you think to ask them why it can`t be downloaded to that computer ?

You`ll never know unless you try :)
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09 Sep 2015   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

You don't need a recovery disc. Buy an external USB 3.0 hard drive (around $50) and use Macrium Reflect Free to create an image backup of your Windows 7 system now. Then if any problems or you don't like it, restore the backup image and you're right back to where you were when the image was created.

Much, much better than recovery disc.

Good tutorial for Macrium here: Imaging with free Macrium
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