1.    20 Sep 2015 #1
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    If i upgrade to windows 10 will i loose my files from windows 7?


    Hey guys i wanted to ask if i upgrade from windows 7 to windows 10 with a disk because my pc didnt show me the message to upgrade due to a activation problem i had a long time ago and now im planning on to upgrade through a disk to windows 10 will i loose my files? and do i need to install all over again my apps with this option? Thanks!
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  2.    20 Sep 2015 #2
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    Hello Alex, welcome to Ten Forums,
    Files will remain, as far as programs are concerned, if they are not compatible with 10( usually very old ones) they won't make it.
    Read this tutorial from @Brink thoroughly through(specially the BLUE & RED boxes): Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation
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  3.    20 Sep 2015 #3
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    Hey! Nice to be here mate thanks a lot for your Usefull Information i really appreciate it.
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  4.    20 Sep 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by alexjames2320 View Post
    Hey! Nice to be here mate thanks a lot for your Usefull Information i really appreciate it.
    You're welcome. During the preview and for the final, I have tested the upgrade install many times from a windows 7 system image, and lost only speccy(which because of program issues reading temps causes BSOD's on some systems) and of course Media Center(not Media Player).
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  5.    20 Sep 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    You're welcome. During the preview and for the final, I have tested the upgrade install many times from a windows 7 system image, and lost only speccy(which because of program issues reading temps causes BSOD's on some systems) and of course Media Center(not Media Player).
    If you want to see your temps, you can us RealTemp. I keep it in my system tray so I can always see what my temps are. I set it to start at boot.

    I really liked Speccy.
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  6.    20 Sep 2015 #6
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    To be safe, BEFORE you do the upgrade, you should seriously consider using an imaging/restore program like Macrium Reflect to image off your system to an external drive:

    Macrium Reflect (MR) provides a FREE version that can be used to image and restore partitions or entire drives.

    What I recommend is the following:
    1) Download and install Macrium Reflect (MR)
    2) Run MR and choose the option: "Create an image of the partition(s) required to backup and restore Windows" to write a full backup to an external drive
    3) Use the option to create a boot USB stick or CD

    NOW, you have the means to restore a full working system from the external drive in only a few minutes.
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  7.    21 Sep 2015 #7
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    As un update

    Speccy is working on Windows 10 for me now. Just downloaded and installed.

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  8.    21 Sep 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatypusKnight View Post
    As un update

    Speccy is working on Windows 10 for me now. Just downloaded and installed.

    Thanks for the info, post again after a couple days please, for me that's when problem started.
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