Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 7
    Win 7 & Win 8
       26 Jul 2015 #1

    Taking full control of Win 10 upgrades on 29th July ... ?


    Hello

    I have used the tray app to register for Win 10 upgrade on a number of PCs / laptops (Win 7 & Win 8).

    However I am now a bit concerned that come "D-Day", the app will automatically download the installation files (or at least a significant amount of them) on 29th July - but I would like to take complete control over the upgrades as some of my computers require some preparation & research prior to upgrade.

    Can someone clarify for me ?

    Thanks
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       26 Jul 2015 #2

    It will download the files but you get to choose when to install them.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 7
    Win 7 & Win 8
       26 Jul 2015 #3

    Gary said: View Post
    It will download the files but you get to choose when to install them.
    Thanks

    So if I want to hold off any Win 10 activity on a machine I would best cancelling the upgrade for that machine ?

    If so, and subsequently I then want to re-register to upgrade that machine, how would I do this ? With the same app or is there an alternative method ?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       26 Jul 2015 #4

    You do not have to cancel, you will have one year from the 29th to install it.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 7
    Win 7 & Win 8
       26 Jul 2015 #5

    Gary said: View Post
    You do not have to cancel, you will have one year from the 29th to install it.
    Sorry, should have made myself clearer.

    I don't want any form of automated downloading of Win 10 installation files to some of these machines, but would prefer to download large single installation manually & save to media (USB / DVD) sometime after 29th. How would I do this for the relevant machines ?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       26 Jul 2015 #6

    swayzak said: View Post
    Sorry, should have made myself clearer.

    I don't want any form of automated downloading of Win 10 installation files to some of these machines, but would prefer to download large single installation manually & save to media (USB / DVD) sometime after 29th. How would I do this for the relevant machines ?
    Well then romove it and follow the steps in this Tutorial for every machine.

    Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 7
    Win 7 & Win 8
       27 Jul 2015 #7

    Gary said: View Post
    Well then romove it and follow the steps in this Tutorial for every machine.

    Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Thanks - but those instructions are for Win 10 . These machines have Win 7 or 8 on them.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Jan 2014
    Posts : 960
    Windows 8.1, 10
       27 Jul 2015 #8

    Try this one:
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html

    From that tutorial said:
    If you cancel your reservation for a free upgrade to Windows 10 and change your mind later, you can always reserve again until July 29th 2016.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 7
    Win 7 & Win 8
       27 Jul 2015 #9

    Thanks
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  10. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 7
    windows 10
       08 Dec 2015 #10

    I would not upgrade at all,the only thing I can do now is internet, lost control of C drive, download installs, I liked windows 3.11, 98 ME, and 7 more than 10.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Anyone here planning on buying an oem w10 computer on July 29th?
Anyone here planning on buying an oem w10 computer on July 29th? I would like to know what build number is used on that system before you connect to the internet for an update. I also wonder if each oem manufacture will have different builds. I...
General Support
Is your PC manufacture's web site ready for July 29th
I was just checking out Lenovo's site today to see what's they have or for their recall news...etc. and stumbled upon their Windows 10 link Windows Support. 24031 They are already getting ready:).
General Support
Who will get Windows 10 on July 29th? Just Windows Insiders?
Will the Windows Insiders get Windows on July 29th, or just the Insiders that have the 10240 RTM installed on their computer?
General Support
July 29th not June 29th
I was getting so excited for windows 10 on the 29th June....and then I realised it's July not June lol! Silly me, I must have read it wrong. And there I was looking forward to installing it tomorrow! I even bought myself a new SSD and cloned my...
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:45.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums