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  1.    14 Oct 2014 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2014
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    Win 10 Pro

    Back to 8 then back to 10


    I tried 10 and noticed it had a few bugs as one would expect. I then went back to 8.1, i am sitting here wondering if i should plug the 10 drive back in. After thinking about it i am unable to see that it does anymore than 8.1 so for the moment i will sit where i am. What do others think. Thanks.
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  2.    14 Oct 2014 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    Plug the W10 drive back in, at least then you could use both.
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  3.    14 Oct 2014 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Houston
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    Hi,
    If you've already used the feedback app for the features you would like to see you could very well monitor here until another build is released and start over checking it out/ leaving feedback...

    Just out of curiosity what bugs did you run into ?
    Cheers.
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  4.    14 Oct 2014 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 85
    Win 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    There was an error on shutdown that at times froze the PC and i had to hit the off button. Then the USB ports started playing up, sometimes printers would work, other times not. I guess the real reason i went back to 8.1 was to be certain it was not a hardware issue, it all worked fine with with good old 8.1. i will proberbly plug the drive back in and give 10 another run. I might do a fresh install first i think. Oh another freeze time when as it told me it could not shut down as the store was still open.
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  5.    14 Oct 2014 #5
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    New Jersey
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    I would re install and give it another chance
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  6.    14 Oct 2014 #6
    Join Date : Sep 2014
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    Thread Starter

    Thanks for your input guys, i will give it another go.
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  7.    14 Oct 2014 #7
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
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    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Quote Originally Posted by noelbeth55 View Post
    Thanks for your input guys, i will give it another go.
    Good to hear, hope it goes better for you.
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  8.    14 Oct 2014 #8

    Hi

    All I can add is that I installed it as soon as it became available and I haven't had any problems.
    My printer and all my hardware work, no crashes or blue screens, and I have virtually all of my software running in it now.

    I haven't gone back to use 8 since I put it in (I'm dual booting).

    If you are going to plug in your other hard drive you may need to use EasyBCD to set up a boot menu.

    You need to do it from the Windows 8 install or at least I did.

    For me it runs much faster then 8, but you can take into consideration that it is a new fresh install.

    I like it, it feels natural to me unlike Windows 8.

    Mike
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  9.    15 Oct 2014 #9
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    Ok, back on 10. The error window on shutdown still appears at times but nowhere as often as before. It is there for only a split second. USB is not acting up at this point. I will add my Opera browser takes a lot longer to load compared with 8.1, dont know what thats about, it is not bothering me anyway. I will keep you all posted with any irregularities. Thanks all. Just a quick addit, why does my profile pic not appear on the side of my posts. Not a major thing.
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  10.    15 Oct 2014 #10
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
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    @noelbeth
    Just a thought. After installing Win 10, did you also install the chipset drivers for your MB ? You might want to try that.
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