1.    30 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10

    Does the windows 10 installation tool remove programs?


    I am referring to this tool.
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Only if you tell it to remove all Applications / Files when you upgrade.
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  3.    30 Jul 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Windows Sniper 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.    30 Jul 2015 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    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.    30 Jul 2015 #5
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    Win 10 X64 Pro 15063

    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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