View Poll Results: Install / update choices

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  • Local account: Early adopter -> Immediately update (July 29)

    7 12.96%
  • Local account: Early majority -> Wait a while to update

    7 12.96%
  • Local Account: Late majority -> Wait until Redstone Q1 2016 to update

    2 3.70%
  • Microsoft account: Early adopter -> Immediately update (July 29)

    29 53.70%
  • Microsoft account: Early majority -> Wait a while to update

    4 7.41%
  • Microsoft Account: Late majority -> Wait until Redstone Q1 2016 to update

    0 0%
  • No plans to update: Staying on Windows 7 SP1

    1 1.85%
  • No plans to update: Staying on Windows 8.1

    4 7.41%
  • Machine does not meet requirements: Staying on Windows 7 SP1

    0 0%
  • Machine does not meet requirements: Staying on Windows 8.1

    0 0%
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  1.    13 Jun 2015 #31
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 694
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)

    I don't plan to upgrade any of my Win 7 or Win 8.1 machines to Win 10 and won't adopt Win 10 until I build or buy a new machine sometime in the future. I don't have any immediate plans to move to a new machine so it probably will be 2 years or so before I do.
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  2.    13 Jun 2015 #32
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 54
    Windows 10 Pro

    This might sound a little silly to some of you but, the only ISO I have downloaded was win 10 preview. Where should I look for the ISO for the free win 10 once it's available? Is there a website Microsoft uses for all ISOs?
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  3.    13 Jun 2015 #33
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 729
    win 7 dual boot / 10

    Really
    The same place you got the first one will work. Or come around here and we will direct you to a link. Welcome to the forums.
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  4.    13 Jun 2015 #34
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,136
    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by Really1 View Post
    This might sound a little silly to some of you but, the only ISO I have downloaded was win 10 preview. Where should I look for the ISO for the free win 10 once it's available? Is there a website Microsoft uses for all ISOs?
    I suspect we may be able to chose options when the download comes through, similar to the way it worked for the W8 upgrade:

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  5.    13 Jun 2015 #35
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 32,413
    Dual boot Windows 10 Pro x 64 CU build 15063 & Insider Build 16273

    I'm with you, Strollin.

    I voted no update to stay with 8.1 that's always had a Live account. No way would I ever update my 8.1 loosing that license. I won't even allow them to give this thing to me. It's a bass turd child of 7 and 8.1 IMO. What a mishmash of ancient and modern. An absolute navigational nightmare, especially with a keyboard. It'll be a long time before I use it as my primary OS. Eventually down the road 10 will evolve into an OS very similar to 8.1. I'll buy a key just to have one and dual boot. I'll tinker and surf with it is about all. Maybe even stay in the Insider program if offered.

    The only two new features worth while to me are Spartan and Cortana. I think they'll eventually release Spartan to 8.1. Cortana I can live without in 8.1. The search is so much better. I've got Cortana on my Lumia anyway.
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  6.    13 Jun 2015 #36

    Wait until month 11, grab the free upgrade after early bugs are fixed, and then probably go back to my Windows 7 retail licence until they kill support in 2020 and I'm forced to upgrade.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    14 Jun 2015 #37
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 54
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie View Post
    Really
    The same place you got the first one will work. Or come around here and we will direct you to a link. Welcome to the forums.
    Thank you for responding.
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  8.    14 Jun 2015 #38
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Really1 View Post
    This might sound a little silly to some of you but, the only ISO I have downloaded was win 10 preview. Where should I look for the ISO for the free win 10 once it's available? Is there a website Microsoft uses for all ISOs?
    I updated post# 1 because of your question and Edwin's answer
    ... basically it's not clear yet what mechanism will be employed for downloading the Win10 Current Branch (RTM) ISO
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