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  1.    27 May 2015 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slartybart View Post
    Everyone got those at some point, at least I did.

    Mystere's suggestion will stop the messages. Don't worry about a real msg - when to upgrade - that will come through Windows Update. Or hang around here ... members are really really fast on news
    Thanks, waiting for the Windows upgrade makes sense.
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  2.    27 May 2015 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    @redbourn, you would have to run it as admin for it to show in the command prompt
    The attached says 32 bit but I am running 64

    ThanksClick image for larger version. 

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  3.    27 May 2015 #13

    Did you by any chance apply the Windows 8/8.1 Microsoft Media Center key in control panel? That can change the Windows version back to 8.
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  4.    27 May 2015 #14
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    Seems like I will be offered the upgrade whether I have 8 or 8.1

    I wonder how many programs will continue to work.

    Thanks for the reply!
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  5.    27 May 2015 #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by redbourn View Post
    The attached says 32 bit but I am running 64

    ThanksClick image for larger version. 

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    Your post #7 shows 64 bit. This pic does not mean 32bit
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  6.    27 May 2015 #16
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Your post #7 shows 64 bit. This pic does not mean 32bit
    Thanks
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  7.    28 May 2015 #17
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    Quote Originally Posted by redbourn View Post
    Seems like I will be offered the upgrade whether I have 8 or 8.1

    I wonder how many programs will continue to work.

    Thanks for the reply!
    Only Win8.1 can upgrade though WU, Win8 will have to use the ISO install media.
    You're fine at 8.1 so no worries there.

    Users with Win8 installs might get another eMail urging them to update to 8.1 before Win10 goes live.

    Lots of programs are working - here's what other members have reported (working / not working)

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  8.    28 May 2015 #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slartybart View Post
    Only Win8.1 can upgrade though WU, Win8 will have to use the ISO install media.
    You're fine at 8.1 so no worries there.

    Users with Win8 installs might get another eMail urging them to update to 8.1 before Win10 goes live.

    Lots of programs are working - here's what other members have reported (working / not working)
    Thanks. How about programs such as Adobe Premiere and Lightroom? MS Word 2010?
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  9.    28 May 2015 #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by redbourn View Post
    Thanks. How about programs such as Adobe Premiere and Lightroom? MS Word 2010?
    If they're not listed in thopse threads, try searching the forum ... some member has probably tried those applications.

    It might be quicker if you installled them and see what happens. If one doesn't work, please post the information in one of the threads I provided.

    Win10 is a sandbox - have fun - try lots of things - let others know what you find out - don't run with scissors
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  10.    29 May 2015 #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
    Did you by any chance apply the Windows 8/8.1 Microsoft Media Center key in control panel? That can change the Windows version back to 8.
    I have Media Center installed on two PC's, System screen shows Windows 8.1 with Media Center.
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