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  1. Thread: Is MS really getting pushy? by Hawgwash
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    Is MS really getting pushy?

    Sorry if this is covered somewhere; I did search...

    I keep reading that MS is pushing unsuspecting users onto 10 via "Recommended Updates." I cannot find anything definitive on this nor a KB...
  2. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Now you're gonna curse me. I just read that...

    Now you're gonna curse me.
    I just read that before using Macrium I need to have a separate USB drive to create a restoration (rescue) drive.

    True?
    ...
  3. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Great. Thanks again for the speedy reply.

    Great.
    Thanks again for the speedy reply.
  4. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Back again... If there is room, can I put two...

    Back again...
    If there is room, can I put two (Macrium) images, a W7 and an 8.1, on the same SSD?
  5. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Thanks to you too, alphanumeric. Lots of good...

    Thanks to you too, alphanumeric.
    Lots of good stuff for me now.
  6. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    OK, thanks, Navy. You have been a great help. ...

    OK, thanks, Navy.
    You have been a great help.
    I have 150GB empty space but prefer to keep the DL outside.
    Does doing it the way you recommend "for me"; direct to USB or external SSD mean I...
  7. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Yes and my new Zenbook lacks an optical DVD drive...

    Yes and my new Zenbook lacks an optical DVD drive anyway.
  8. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Ok, thanks. I will take my time to read and...

    Ok, thanks.
    I will take my time to read and reread all that has been said here, study up on Macrium Reflect and go from there.
    Does the system image back up have to go on a HD?
    Will a USB work the...
  9. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Thanks.

    Thanks.
  10. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Thanks everyone. NavyLCDR, are you saying that...

    Thanks everyone.
    NavyLCDR, are you saying that anything I do, including the routine described by spapakons, I will still need to move fro 8 to 10 before July 2016 to get 10 free? In other words, no...
  11. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Sorry. My mistake. The factory install is 8. I...

    Sorry. My mistake. The factory install is 8.
    I think you and others have given me enough to read up on and work with.
  12. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Thank you NavyLCDR. A couple points of...

    Thank you NavyLCDR.
    A couple points of clarification, please.

    Does "factory software" include the factory installed 10?
    What is the difference between documents and data?

    Is that "upgrade"...
  13. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Thank you bobkn. I made an 8 Recovery on USB...

    Thank you bobkn.

    I made an 8 Recovery on USB via the installed 8 OS. Is that the same as "Image?"

    If I do as you say...install 10 over 8 and activate then reinstall 8 where will I find 10 at my...
  14. Thread: Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond. by Hawgwash
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 3,406

    Keeping W 8 through PC warrantee and beyond.

    Ok, I've tried to search but there is sooo much to read and I just get confused or sidetracked.

    I bought an ASUS Zenbook in April with W 8 preinstalled.
    This PC will be under warrantee until...
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    DavidY; I really don't care where this was...

    DavidY;
    I really don't care where this was posted or whether it was tangerine to this thread. Your post is EXACTLY what I have been looking for.

    I am not very quick or savvy on this stuff.
    I...
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