1.    30 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 16
    W10 Pro 64 bit

    A few upgrade questions

    I will be upgrading from 64-bit W8.1 Pro to 64-bit W10 Pro in the near
    future. A few questions:-

    1) I run 64-bit W8.1 Pro on a ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe motherboard. I dont have
    a graphics nor sound card since I use the on-board graphics and audio functions
    on the board. This works very well for me at the moment. Might there be any
    issues with this set-up when I upgrade to W10 Pro?

    2) W8.1 is installed on a 128GB SSD in UEFI mode with secure boot and fast
    boot enabled. Might there be any issues with this set-up when I upgrade to W10
    Pro? All my data resides on separate HDDs and a RAID Array.

    3) Do I need to disable my Anti Virus system (Norton version before I upgrade to W10?

    4) On my C drive I have, as usual, two folders: Program Files and Program
    Files (x86). I have a mixture of 32-bit and 64-bit applications. Will the
    upgrade to W10 preserve all my applications or might the 32-bit ones be deleted?

    Many thanks for any enlightenment.
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,824
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    The Get Windows 10 (GMX) icon in the system tray will answer some of your compatibility questions.

    Also read here: Solved Frequently Asked Questions about the Windows 10 Free upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

    3. Yes, disable your AV
    4. Only programs that are incompatible are removed. Almost all will be fine. 32 or 64 bit doesn't matter.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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