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  1.    23 Oct 2014 #1

    No Progress indicator on latest build downloading status


    Hi there

    I'm surprised that on downloading the build there's no indication of its current progress or even WHERE it gets downloaded to.

    I'd like a bit more control over this -- especially on the % download.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2.    23 Oct 2014 #2
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    Amen to that. I would like a progress bar or % completion number.
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  3.    24 Oct 2014 #3
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    The only way I could tell it was still downloading was watch the lights blinking on the router.
    I also like to see something like a graph or %.
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  4.    24 Oct 2014 #4
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    That's why I have DUmeter and NetTraffic running all the time so at least speed is indicated and if I know how large download is supposed to be, can estimate progress. I hate it when I don't know what's happening with download. It could be stopped without me knowing. Besides, those progress indicators are only estimates anyway.
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  5.    26 Oct 2014 #5
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    I'm not really looking for a 3rd party program to monitor a Microsoft download. I would like it to just do that using W-10.
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  6.    26 Oct 2014 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
    I'm not really looking for a 3rd party program to monitor a Microsoft download. I would like it to just do that using W-10.
    So would everybody I guess, but alas !!! Resource Monitor can show you download speed too but you'll still have to do calculations yourself.
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  7.    26 Oct 2014 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Besides, those progress indicators are only estimates anyway.
    Yes they are but it's still nice to know that something is happening, hopefully progress, rather than thinking it may just be 'stuck'. W10 is work in progress so no doubt M$oft will be refining things as we move forward.
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  8.    26 Oct 2014 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by mart1981 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Besides, those progress indicators are only estimates anyway.
    W10 is work in progress so no doubt M$oft will be refining things as we move forward.
    Why isn't there a "fingers crossed" smiley ? I could use it with a post like this.
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  9.    26 Oct 2014 #9
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    Percentage complete would have been nice

    But the progress indicator is the shading on the words 'Download Now', once the shading has moved over to the left of the spinning wheel it is done
    Image in 1st post is approx. 75% complete

    I got to watch that closely as mine took so long to download
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  10.    26 Oct 2014 #10

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mart1981 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Besides, those progress indicators are only estimates anyway.
    W10 is work in progress so no doubt M$oft will be refining things as we move forward.
    Why isn't there a "fingers crossed" smiley ? I could use it with a post like this.
    Lets hope

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