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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
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       13 Aug 2016 #70

    Ex_Brit said: View Post
    Shawn - the tute needs changing perhaps (?), it appears Microsoft is pulling the rug on rollbacks: Microsoft reduces Windows 10 roll-back grace period | Computerworld
    Hey Peter,

    I was hoping that may have just been for the anniversary build, and not for future Insider builds and OS upgrades. I'll update the tutorial now.

    Here's the full context of it though: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...or-windows-8.1

    If it’s been fewer than 10 days since you upgraded to the Windows 10, or fewer than 30 days if you upgraded before July 29th, 2016:
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    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
       13 Aug 2016 #71

    Ah, that clarifies it, I should have researched a bit more. Thanks.
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  3.    25 Jul 2017 #72

    ??


    This brings me to the previous version pf windows 10 or brings me back to windows 8.1(i've never had it)
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  4. Posts : 23,602
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
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       25 Jul 2017 #73

    Hello Andrei, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    This will bring you back to whatever previous Windows was installed before your current Windows 10.

    If you previously had an older version of Windows 10 installed, then that would be what it goes back to.
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  5. Posts : 145
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
       2 Weeks Ago #74

    There should be a warning prominently posted at the top of this and any similar Tute to the effect that unless there is at least twice the space available on the drive than the size of windows.old folder, the recovery wont proceed.
    (Someone emailed me this complaining that my favourite websites had let them down).
    Last edited by Ex_Brit; 2 Weeks Ago at 10:18.
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  6. Posts : 23,602
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
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       2 Weeks Ago #75

    Thank you Peter @Ex_Brit. Added to the notes.
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  7. Posts : 145
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
       2 Weeks Ago #76

    Thanks
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