Windows 10: A few upgrade questions

  1.    30 Jul 2015 #1

    A few upgrade questions

    I will be upgrading from 64-bit W8.1 Pro to 64-bit W10 Pro in the near
    future. A few questions:-

    1) I run 64-bit W8.1 Pro on a ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe motherboard. I dont have
    a graphics nor sound card since I use the on-board graphics and audio functions
    on the board. This works very well for me at the moment. Might there be any
    issues with this set-up when I upgrade to W10 Pro?

    2) W8.1 is installed on a 128GB SSD in UEFI mode with secure boot and fast
    boot enabled. Might there be any issues with this set-up when I upgrade to W10
    Pro? All my data resides on separate HDDs and a RAID Array.

    3) Do I need to disable my Anti Virus system (Norton version before I upgrade to W10?

    4) On my C drive I have, as usual, two folders: Program Files and Program
    Files (x86). I have a mixture of 32-bit and 64-bit applications. Will the
    upgrade to W10 preserve all my applications or might the 32-bit ones be deleted?

    Many thanks for any enlightenment.
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  2. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       30 Jul 2015 #2

    The Get Windows 10 (GMX) icon in the system tray will answer some of your compatibility questions.

    Also read here: Solved Frequently Asked Questions about the Windows 10 Free upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

    3. Yes, disable your AV
    4. Only programs that are incompatible are removed. Almost all will be fine. 32 or 64 bit doesn't matter.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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