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  1.    02 Apr 2015 #161

    oh dear. chose to keep files and settings on my surface pro 1. win10 was a little crashy and stuttery, so I reset windows to factory settings, killing files etc. to my surprise It didnt go back to a fresh win10 install it kicked me all the way back to 8.0.
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  2.    02 Apr 2015 #162
    Join Date : Nov 2013
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Yup,, instillation execs. I store them on the HDD and I can quickly install all of the software I use in about 2 hours.. tops.
    You could just make a ps1 script like this and add what you want...
    Code:
    Get-Packageprovider Chocolatey
    Install-Package `
    emet, `
    skype, `
    7zip, `
    AdobeReader, `
    notepadplusplus, `
    virtualbox, `
    treesizefree, `
    ccleaner, `
    speccy, `
    google-chrome-x64 `
    -force -verbose
    Read-Host -Prompt "Finished!! Press Enter to exit"
    Run it as admin and off you go - it will just install the latest version for you (unless you specify a different version). No need to maintain your own repository and no clicks on installers or toolbar opt-out boxes required.

    Taken from this tutorial: PowerShell OneGet - Install Apps from Command Line - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    02 Apr 2015 #163
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    I could but I have all the execs on my HDD and I can run them in no time.
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  4.    02 Apr 2015 #164
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    I could but I have all the execs on my HDD and I can run them in no time.
    OK. You said it took you 2 hours. I wouldn't want to spend 2 hours clicking on install.exe's, clicking on "I accept terms and conditions" and then declining the Ask toolbar when Java or ccleaner comes along. Certainly not every couple of weeks on every new install.

    Up to you of course. Personally I'd rather vacuum my appartement than go through that.

    EDIT: So would my wife apparently...
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  5.    02 Apr 2015 #165
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by adamf View Post
    OK. You said it took you 2 hours. I wouldn't want to spend 2 hours clicking on install.exe's, clicking on "I accept terms and conditions" and then declining the Ask toolbar when Java or ccleaner comes along. Certainly not every couple of weeks on every new install.

    Up to you of course. Personally I'd rather vacuum my appartement than go through that.
    I don't have that much to install to be honest.. and I spread out the process over 2 days.. so it's not that much of a deal for me at lest.
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  6.    02 Apr 2015 #166
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro

    It is only my opinion but I believe that no Preview Release OS should be used as your every day OS to do banking and such on.
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  7.    02 Apr 2015 #167
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary View Post
    It is only my opinion but I believe that no Preview Release OS should be used as your every day OS to do banking and such on.
    MS is getting some information from the build but I don't really think that I risk anything with them doing that. I worry more about hackers getting my information far more that MS.
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  8.    02 Apr 2015 #168
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by ksdixon View Post
    oh dear. chose to keep files and settings on my surface pro 1. win10 was a little crashy and stuttery, so I reset windows to factory settings, killing files etc. to my surprise It didnt go back to a fresh win10 install it kicked me all the way back to 8.0.
    A system reset always goes back to the out-of-the-box OS. You can avoid that with a refresh provided you activated you own custom refresh images.

    Refresh Windows 8 - Create and Use Custom Recovery Image
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  9.    02 Apr 2015 #169
    Join Date : Nov 2013
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary View Post
    It is only my opinion but I believe that no Preview Release OS should be used as your every day OS to do banking and such on.
    You are welcome to your opinion of course. I paid off my credit card bill using Spartan today by signing on to my local bank and transferring the required balance to Bank of America. Worked fine for me. Better than tenforums in fact (it didn't crash once) but it is a simpler site.

    I'm not sure what you think the problem would be. MS accidentally forwarding my bank account numbers to someone or something? SSL not working? Lots of people here say "I wouldn't use a preview for banking" but why not? In what possible technical sense is an RTM safer?
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  10.    02 Apr 2015 #170
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    Windows 7

    I would not use any Windows for banking. Only Linux with a good firewall.
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