Windows 10: How to upgrade customized win-7 to win-10

  1.    13 Sep 2015 #1

    How to upgrade customized win-7 to win-10


    Hello,

    I have a laptop with multiple partitions running 64-bit Win-7 Pro. While doing a fresh install, I followed Kari's tutorials and set up User Profile on another partition.

    Based on the above, I was wondering what is the recommended approach to upgrade to Win-10.
    Would upgrade to Win-10 from windows updates recognize that User Profiles are in a different partition? If it does then that would be very helpful as I can - take a fresh image of C:\ with Win-7 just in case, upgrade to Win-10 and then make another image of C:\.

    Any thoughts\suggestions\recommendations?

    Thank you for your assistance.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 4,999
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       13 Sep 2015 #2

    Won't work. You need top move them back of place dummy folders in the original locations. See here:

    Solved Successful upgrade to Windows 10 from 8.1 with 'Users' in other drive! - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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