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  1.    03 Sep 2015 #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by orlbuckeye View Post
    The rollback is an option inside of Windows that uses the Windows.old file to go back to either Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. They don't block but i believe the Windows.old goes away after 30 days (It's a huge file). After the 30 days you just have to use the System restore disks that you should of created for the OS you upgraded.
    I said that in post #16.
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  2.    03 Sep 2015 #22
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    Quote Originally Posted by labeeman View Post
    Most people who are serious about their computing have backups. When Windows 10 came along I bought a new SSD just to test it. On my Dell laptop I can change a disk drive within 30 seconds and put back my Windows 7 disk.

    I'm using the free Macrium Reflect backup software to do frequent backups. I do a total restore within 10-15 minutes. A totally new install of e.g. Windows 7 would take weeks to restore all my settings. That is not an option for me. I had my Windows 7 system running now for over five years now.

    PS! I have three SSD drives each with Windows 7, Windows 10 and Linux. Switching OS is a no brainer with my excellent Dell XPS laptop.
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  3.    03 Sep 2015 #23
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    That's just a quick, not very detailed question and answer. I still say it refers to the rollback feature, which won't work after 30 days. You can still reinstall your previous OS. Why would Microsoft block doing that? There is nothing to be gained by doing it? All your going to do is piss people off and generate negative press. People need a backup incase Windows 10 has issues on that hardware or they just don't like it.
    I have seen a few people who have rolled back because they didn't like a color scheme or it was "too much work" to set up email in Mail. "Not liking Windows 10" is often not what it sounds like.
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  4.    04 Sep 2015 #24

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocky View Post
    If you have been reading the thread, that is exactly what we have been saying.
    Hi there

    Isn't that EXACTLY what I was pointing out !!!.

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