View Poll Results: How Did You Install Windows 10?

57. This poll is closed
  • Upgrade directly from Windows 7

    14 24.56%
  • Upgrade directly from Windows 8

    0 0%
  • Upgrade directly from Windows 8.1

    9 15.79%
  • Clean Install

    19 33.33%
  • Multiple / Some Upgrade, Some Direct

    14 24.56%
  • Was Pre-installed on New system

    0 0%
  • Not upgraded Yet

    1 1.75%
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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 284
    W10 Home
       19 Jan 2016 #1

    POLL: How Did You Install Windows 10?

    Wondering how many folks here installed Windows 10 by Updating directly from an older OS vs Clean Installing.
    If you upgraded, how did it go?
    Just curious.
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  2. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 4,358
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       19 Jan 2016 #2

    I've done all 3, multiple times so no vote for me.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 92
    64-bit Windows 10 Home
       19 Jan 2016 #3

    -Upgraded from Win 7 Home and it went just fine. Lot of problems with Win 10(never a one with Win 7) but it seems to have settled down with one of the recent updates.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,898
    Windows 10 Pro
       19 Jan 2016 #4

    Ztruker said: View Post
    I've done all 3, multiple times so no vote for me.
    Same here.
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  5. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
       19 Jan 2016 #5

    I've done three install/upgrades. One from 8.1, and I used an ISO that I burned to DVD, and 2 from 7 Ultimate (right from website). The installs went great, and I love the performance of Windows 10.
    My only problem so far is that I can't get a drive letter assigned to any SATA drive that I externally plug in via USB.
    IDE drives work fine, but cant see SATA. I can see them in device manager, but not in My PC.
    Driving me up a wall, as these are my backup drives.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6.    20 Jan 2016 #6

    I would imagine most of us would, initially, have upgraded from 7 or 8 to, at least, qualify for the free upgrade.
    Since then, for me, it's been so many installs, so many different ways, I've lost count.
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 9,848
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       20 Jan 2016 #7

    I Upgraded from Win 7 pro x64, I did download Win 10 ISO but not used it the upgrade went fine and no probs to date
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  8.    20 Jan 2016 #8

    I upgraded from Win 8.1 Pro 64-bit to Win 10 Pro 64-bit using Win update. I had no issues at all
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  9. Joined : Jul 2014
    Posts : 16,473
    Windows 10
       20 Jan 2016 #9

    Upgraded from 8.1

    A few minor issues, but reading about the issues other people had done clean installs and it didn't fix the issue so I never clean installed
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,450
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       20 Jan 2016 #10

    Upgraded from 8.1 to 10 and have not done a clean install as everything working 100%
    So all the time working ok then will just leave it as it is
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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