1.    30 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Education x64

    Newbie Saying Hi!


    I've been using Windows 10 since it's release date (didn't bother with Beta testing) but have only just started using it at home as I've just purchased a shiny new laptop so I thought I should join a forum as I'm likely to have plenty of question as I start using it properly!

    Anyway, before I start posting different questions (as and when they crop up) I thought it would be polite to say hi, so, erm, hi!

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  2.    30 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 709
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)

    Welcome!

    Did your shiny new laptop come with Windows 10 pre-installed? If so, I would expect you to have very few issues since the OS should run better after having been installed directly to a machine that was built to support it. In the past, Windows upgrades have been notoriously fraught with issues so I'm not surprised that some are having issues with their upgraded machines.
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  3.    30 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 2,410
    Win10 Pro Build 17046

    Hiya, FazzaGBR..
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  4.    30 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 9
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    Quote Originally Posted by strollin View Post
    Welcome!

    Did your shiny new laptop come with Windows 10 pre-installed? If so, I would expect you to have very few issues since the OS should run better after having been installed directly to a machine that was built to support it. In the past, Windows upgrades have been notoriously fraught with issues so I'm not surprised that some are having issues with their upgraded machines.
    It came with Windows 8.1, I ran the recovery app in control panel to first make a backup (just in case), I then updated the BIOS/UEFI and then performed a clean install of Windows 10. 5 minutes later it was installed and I was then downloading and installing all the drivers I needed.

    I upgraded my Desktop at work the day after it was released and had no problems with it but I decided a fresh install was in order on my new laptop due to all the bloatware!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by BugMeister View Post
    Hiya, FazzaGBR..
    Thanks for the welcome!
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  5.    30 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 10,990
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hello, and welcome to the forums
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  6.    30 Aug 2015 #6
    Join Date : Feb 2015
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