Poll - Easiest upgrade ever

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  • Easy Upgrade

    35 77.78%
  • Upgraded -- Minor difficulties

    4 8.89%
  • Upgraded but with some hassle

    4 8.89%
  • Gave up / reverted to previous version

    2 4.44%
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  1.    11 Apr 2017 #1

    Poll - Easiest upgrade ever


    Hi there

    Just curious here about experiences of your upgrades

    Essentially I'm interested in these options

    1) Easy upgrade
    2) Upgraded but some minor problems
    3) difficult upgrade but still upgraded
    4) reverted back to previous version

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2.    11 Apr 2017 #2

    Upgraded 3 Dell Desktops, two XPS8700, one XPS 8300, yesterday and one Dell Inspiron laptop today with no problems so far. Used the MCT to make USB stick.
    Last edited by SoFine409; 11 Apr 2017 at 10:48. Reason: updated information
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  3.    11 Apr 2017 #3

    Gave up, update automatically reverts in the middle.
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  4. yimitz's Avatar
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 16299.402
       11 Apr 2017 #4

    Upgraded two machines so far. My test box, an ancient, somewhat memory- and processor-challenged 7 year old Dell desktop (Home, 32-bit) and my Dell Inspiron 15 3000-series laptop (Pro, 64-bit). Both took about 45 minutes start to finish, and no issues yet with either machine.
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  5.    11 Apr 2017 #5

    I used the Upgrade Assistant and upgraded my desktop and laptop last night to the Creators Update. Neither had any issues and it seemed like a much smother and faster process than previous upgrades.
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  6. Posts : 608
    Windows 10 Home - Version 1803 - Build 17134.407
       11 Apr 2017 #6

    Very easy.

    Edit: actually, later, nothing but problems. I reinstalled Win 8.1 since I don't want to go through that twice a year.
    Last edited by tomseys; 27 Apr 2017 at 03:05.
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  7. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,176
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       11 Apr 2017 #7

    No issues with the upgrade but....

    The Control Panel is now missing when right clicking the Start menu. (Easily fixed by pinning the icon to the taskbar) but why ?

    And now the cpu does not fully clock down using the Balanced plan. I mean it`s all over the place
    Last edited by AddRAM; 11 Apr 2017 at 23:25.
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  8. Wiley Coyote's Avatar
    Posts : 964
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1809 (OS Build 17763.134)
       12 Apr 2017 #8

    One Down - One To Go


    Just updated the Desktop with no real issues. Just my typical loooong delay from Lock Screen to the Desktop display with these updates.

    OOPS! Turns out my update was not the CU. Sorry ...
    Last edited by Wiley Coyote; 12 Apr 2017 at 02:41.
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  9. Phone Man's Avatar
    Posts : 887
    Windows 10 Pro 1803 64 bit
       12 Apr 2017 #9

    I downloaded the ISO using MCT last week and mounted the ISO on my 3 systems. Each took about 45min to upgrade to 15063.13. Yesterday WU updated all 3 to 15063.138 and all is good.
    The only problem was I lost my Windows 7 games but I had the install exe and they installed just fine.

    Jim
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  10. Posts : 1,436
    W10 pro x64 and W8.1 x86
       12 Apr 2017 #10

    I was amazed how well the upgrade went if I'm honest.

    Issues:

    1/ Disappointed that the font/icon customisation had been removed although Brinks comprehensive tutorial and reg files covering every possible font size fixed the issue and let me set things as I wanted.

    2/ Absolutely as expected, the Vista/W7 games folder was wiped clean. Had to reinstall but find that although each game will run, the 'games launcher' is missing.

    3/ Following the upgrade (and also clean installs) I have a curious issue of a couple of sites keep failing to be accessed using Edge. I 'm working on that one. Not sure if its a DNS issue or some incompatability between the OS and router/ISP. Have just switched to 'Open DNS' to see if that fixes things.

    5/ Good points. All my customised start menu layout carried over along with custom tiles and custom quick launch tiles.

    I would have to say full marks for the way it all went on the whole. MS (not forgetting all the insiders) did a fantastic job in making it such a trouble-free experience.
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