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  1. Thread: Get Windows 10 with a Win 7 licence. by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 426

    Solved Does the notebook have an activated Windows 7 or...

    Does the notebook have an activated Windows 7 or 8 on it at present? If so, you can upgrade that to an activated Windows 10. Once it says 'activated with a digital licence' you can clean-install...
  2. Thread: Question about Macrium Reflect Rescue Media by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 10 Views 218

    I have both. The boot menu option boots up far...

    I have both. The boot menu option boots up far faster than a usb, but the usb is a useful backstop in case the drive fails badly and you can't boot from it.
  3. Thread: Question about Macrium Reflect Rescue Media by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 10 Views 218

    When you boot from the boot menu option it loads...

    When you boot from the boot menu option it loads the rescue media into memory and runs it from a RAM drive. This allows you to restore to the partition that contained the boot option, as none of the...
  4. Thread: Question about Macrium Reflect Rescue Media by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 10 Views 218

    Yes, you can boot from the rescue media usb and...

    Yes, you can boot from the rescue media usb and have Macrium running so that you can do a restore. It will be identical to what you see if you choose Macrium on the boot menu. Either can be used to...
  5. Thread: Upgrade from 1809 to 1903 seems to be in a loop by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 1,840

    Not directly, but before creating the .iso file...

    Not directly, but before creating the .iso file the MCT checks the integrity of all the files it has downloaded to create the ISO.
  6. Thread: Upgrade from 1809 to 1903 seems to be in a loop by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 1,840

    Use Option Five in this tutorial to see what your...

    Use Option Five in this tutorial to see what your SFC errors are.


    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2895-run-sfc-command-windows-10-a.html#option5
  7. Replies 3 Views 242

    Rather than installing the GB language pack, you...

    Rather than installing the GB language pack, you can perform an in-place upgrade of the same version (1809) to switch the base language from US English to GB English. You will need the 'English...
  8. Thread: Upgrade from 1809 to 1903 seems to be in a loop by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 1,840

    Yes. The upgrade will keep user files and...

    Yes. The upgrade will keep user files and installed apps. SFC issues should be fixed too, but note that there is a new known issue with the Defender platform update that incorrectly shows SFC errors....
  9. Thread: windows 10 update by Bree
    Forum: Gaming
    Replies 2 Views 190

    Forum rules request you post in English or...

    Forum rules request you post in English or provide a translation.

    https://www.tenforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules
  10. Replies 7 Views 1,240

    That's not true. 240619

    That's not true.

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  11. Thread: Get Windows 10 with a Win 7 licence. by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 426

    Solved It has always been possible to upgrade an...

    It has always been possible to upgrade an activated W7/8/8.1 to W10. The ability to clean install with a W7/8 key was added in 1607.

    I don't know about the clean install, but a few days ago I was...
  12. Thread: Download Anniversary update ISO 14393 1607 by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 536

    Solved You can get Windows 8.1 direct from Microsoft,...

    You can get Windows 8.1 direct from Microsoft, they have a download page for Windows 8.1 ISOs.

    https://www.microsoft.com/software-download/windows8ISO

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  13. Thread: Protect system restore files by Bree
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 4 Views 3,011

    But a Feature Update IS an installation of a...

    But a Feature Update IS an installation of a complete new operating system. This should be clear from the 15-20GB Windows.old folder it creates to hold the old system, should you wish to go back to...
  14. Thread: The State Of Security In Windows NT (10)? by Bree
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 4 Views 263

    BTW, on this forum :) doesn't become a smiley,...

    BTW, on this forum :) doesn't become a smiley, the reason being that combination can occur in text such as "(drive C:)".
    You need to use :-) to get :-)
  15. Thread: Download Anniversary update ISO 14393 1607 by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 536

    Solved The tool is regularly updated, an older version...

    The tool is regularly updated, an older version may no longer work correctly (MS keep changing the goalposts).
  16. Thread: Download Anniversary update ISO 14393 1607 by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 536

    Solved Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool...

    Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool
  17. Thread: Download Anniversary update ISO 14393 1607 by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 536

    Solved I was just about to suggest that ;) Actually,...

    I was just about to suggest that ;)

    Actually, you are downloading it from Microsoft, the Heidoc tool generates links to the ISOs on Microsoft servers.
  18. Thread: The State Of Security In Windows NT (10)? by Bree
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 4 Views 263

    Apart from PUPs (aka PUAs), viruses, trojans etc....

    Apart from PUPs (aka PUAs), viruses, trojans etc. should be blocked by Windows Defender. In a business environment PUA detection is usually enabled in Windows 10 Enterprise on a corporate network,...
  19. Replies 6 Views 467

    That is correct. The desktop has no way of...

    That is correct. The desktop has no way of knowing the accounts on another PC. When you connect from the laptop to the desktop by default the laptop will pass on to the desktop the name and password...
  20. Thread: Protect system restore files by Bree
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 4 Views 3,011

    That is normal after any Feature Update. The...

    That is normal after any Feature Update. The system restore points would (if allowed to be restored) restore parts of the previous version of windows. That would undoubtedly break your system. That...
  21. Thread: Floating Desktop Icon by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 243

    Generally such icons do not move on their own,...

    Generally such icons do not move on their own, but if you have set File Explorer to show hidden items and system files you'll have two desktop.ini icons on your desktop. These do have a habit of...
  22. Thread: Upgrade from 1809 to 1903 seems to be in a loop by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 1,840

    Windows Update has evolved. A Feature Update now...

    Windows Update has evolved. A Feature Update now uses the Unified Update Platform (UUP). This is designed to reduce the download size of an update by only downloading the changes, not the full set of...
  23. Replies 3 Views 862

    Microsoft made it clear when introducing the...

    Microsoft made it clear when introducing the 'Download and install now' option that it only applied while your installed version was in support. 1803 reaches end of service in four months on...
  24. Replies 2 Views 12,500

    General Tips Welcome to TenForums ssimlai You have to run...

    Welcome to TenForums ssimlai


    You have to run that command in an administrator command prompt.

    Open Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 10
  25. Replies 1,229 Views 232,538

    Sticky: I can, I've tested it. Yes, it's fixed. With...

    I can, I've tested it. Yes, it's fixed. With 18362.239 media I can now do an in-place upgrade using a USB.
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