1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
       30 Jul 2015 #1

    Does the windows 10 installation tool remove programs?


    I am referring to this tool.
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2

    Only if you tell it to remove all Applications / Files when you upgrade.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
       30 Jul 2015 #3

    Windows Sniper said: View Post
    Only if you tell it to remove all Applications / Files when you upgrade.
    Ok thank you, this may have seemed like a stupid question, but I didn't know if it meant just windows 8 metro apps (it said apps) or installed programs.
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  4. Joined : Apr 2015
    California
    Posts : 362
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Jul 2015 #4

    Before using the Microsoft upgrade tool, I had the latest version of Speccy system information tools installed. After the upgrade, the Speccy information tools were no longer installed on my computer. All of my other programs were intact. So I presume there was something incompatible about Speccy and the Windows 10 installer got rid of it. I did not request any uninstalls.
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  5. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 1,380
    Win 10 14393.51
       30 Jul 2015 #5

    If you're using the free upgrade, be sure to let it keep everything, or the Win 10 installation will not activate. (At least, it didn't for me.)

    I don't recall having seen that little detail in any of the documentation.
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