Windows 10: First Attempt - Disaster Solved


  1. Posts : 145
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
       30 Jul 2015 #1

    First Attempt - Disaster - Log On Screen Flashes On & Off


    Well I just let my Win 8.1 upgrade to 10 Pro and it was a disaster. I could only get in Safe Mode as regular flashed on and off constantly and that was with pre-installed Win 10 drivers for graphics....so fortunately it has a reverse gear, so to speak (Advanced Recovery Options) and I returned to 8.1 in just a few minutes.
    Last edited by Ex_Brit; 30 Jul 2015 at 14:55.
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  2. Posts : 145
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
    Thread Starter
       31 Jul 2015 #2

    4th attempt successful....lesson learned. remove Windows 8.1 customizations first
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  3. Posts : 57
    WinXp; Win7 Pro; Win10 Pro
       31 Jul 2015 #3

    Can you elaborate on what you mean by customizations?

    Not an exhaustive list, but something to give us a feel for what exactly you mean.
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  4. Posts : 5,151
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483
       31 Jul 2015 #4

    For me:

    I uninstalled Classic Shell on one, Start8 on another.
    Turned UAC back on.

    Note that both Win 8.1 systems I updated I did from a Local account, not a MS account.
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  5. Posts : 145
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
    Thread Starter
       31 Jul 2015 #5

    Windowz10 said: View Post
    Can you elaborate on what you mean by customizations?

    Not an exhaustive list, but something to give us a feel for what exactly you mean.
    Start 8, Win 8.1 Aeroglass hack etc.
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