1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 30
    windows 7
       23 Jul 2015 #1

    Windows 10 Reserve Questions


    I have a lot of concerns about how the Windows 10 reserve will be installed.
    I am running Windows 7 64 bit right now and have two physical hard drives. Each hard drive is partitioned into 3 partitions. I have always had problems trying to install an OS with the secondary hard drive attached so I would want notice so I can disconnect the secondary hard drive before installing Win 10

    First I assume it will be downloaded through updates ??

    How long can I delay the install or can I even just cancel it if I so desire ?

    How it be activated?

    Will there be an MSE available for the antivirus for Windows 10 ??

    That will get me started and thanks for any info provided
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 60
    Windows 10 10586.218
       23 Jul 2015 #2

    1. Windows Update

    2. You can cancel it whenever you want.

    3. It will be automatically activated, no key needed.

    4. Windows Defender.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 30
    windows 7
       23 Jul 2015 #3

    From what I understand "Windows Defender" is antispyware and NOT antivirus. Is that NOT true?
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,930
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       23 Jul 2015 #4

    huffman said: View Post
    From what I understand "Windows Defender" is antispyware and NOT antivirus. Is that NOT true?
    It's an AV tool and not anti spyware.
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  5. Joined : Apr 2014
    Posts : 599
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)
       23 Jul 2015 #5

    huffman said: View Post
    From what I understand "Windows Defender" is antispyware and NOT antivirus. Is that NOT true?
    In Windows 7 this was true. In Windows 10, the MS Security Essentials functionality has been folded into Windows Defender. It is totally an antivirus/malware (scan and realtime) program.
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  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 30
    windows 7
       24 Jul 2015 #6

    Defender will be included in Windows 10 automatically?
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,501
    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Jul 2015 #7

    huffman said: View Post
    From what I understand "Windows Defender" is antispyware and NOT antivirus. Is that NOT true?
    As Sgage already mentioned, starting from Windows 8 it is a full-fledged AV application, evolved from Microsoft Security Essentials. The Defender in Windows 8 and later should not be mixed with Defender in Windows 7 and earlier.

    huffman said: View Post
    Defender will be included in Windows 10 automatically?
    Yes. Since I started to use Windows 8, its early preview versions I have not used any other AV program on my computers. I am totally happy with Windows Defender.
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  8. Joined : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,346
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       24 Jul 2015 #8

    Yes. Since I started to use Windows 8, its early preview versions I have not used any other AV program on my computers. I am totally happy with Windows Defender.


    Windows Defender is the only AV I have used on Windows 8 as well.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 196
    Windows 10 x64
       24 Jul 2015 #9

    huffman said: View Post
    How long can I delay the install or can I even just cancel it if I so desire ?
    My understanding is the upgrade will download and when ready to install it will notify. Then it will wait for the user to confirm.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,501
    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Jul 2015 #10

    How to reserve and upgrade:

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