Windows 10: First Major Update for Windows 10 Available


  1. Posts : 2,313
    Wndows 10 x64 Home version 1703
       14 Nov 2015 #911

    First time I ran into a problem and made a big mistake was when I was dual booting Vista and Win7 preview.
    Vista was on drive C and Win 7 on drive D. When Win 7 was officially released I formatted the C drive and did a clean install of Windows 7. Straight after that I deleted a system reserved from the D drive. Result was that my PC wouldn't boot.
    Lesson I learned was that if a system reserved partition already exists then it won't get overwritten with a clean install and most importantly of all disconnect all the hard drives that you are not installing your OS on before a clean install.
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    32-bit Windows 10 Pro - Build 1607/14393.51
       14 Nov 2015 #912

    Speccy and CPUZ-ID were also removed on my computer.

    I reinstalled Speccy, and it works, but still says it's removing it (again and again!).

    If you go to the Notification about it, a page from Microsoft comes up saying Speccy is not compatible with the Windows Insiders release.
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  3.    14 Nov 2015 #913

    Edwin said: View Post
    A clean install from the iso setup.exe is not a 'bare metal' clean install; during installation it asks if you want to keep files, etc. or not, and it pins a list of your 3rd party programs to the desktop.
    I didn't get any list of 3rd party programs.
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  4. Posts : 103
    32-bit Windows 10 Pro - Build 1607/14393.51
       14 Nov 2015 #914

    Winuser said: View Post
    I didn't get any list of 3rd party programs.
    Back when I first updated to Windows 10, I had to "Reset this PC" to get past a black stuck screen.

    It removed all installed third party programs, and put a "Removed Apps" HTML file on the Desktop. The file had a list of all the programs and a link to a few of them to re-download.
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    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       14 Nov 2015 #915

    Inundated said: View Post
    Speccy and CPUZ-ID were also removed on my computer.

    I reinstalled Speccy, and it works, but still says it's removing it (again and again!).

    If you go to the Notification about it, a page from Microsoft comes up saying Speccy is not compatible with the Windows Insiders release.
    Which is pure horse-hockey (to quote Colonel Potter). MS and Piriform have not come to "agreement" on this product.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       14 Nov 2015 #916

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Which is pure horse-hockey (to quote Colonel Potter). MS and Piriform have not come to "agreement" on this product.
    Glad CCleaner works o.k.
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  7.    14 Nov 2015 #917

    Kyhi said: View Post
    did you select - keep nothing ??
    Yes. When Windows was installing I had to go through the whole setup procedure. At least now it shows my name instead of the first 5 letters of my email address.
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  8. Posts : 103
    32-bit Windows 10 Pro - Build 1607/14393.51
       14 Nov 2015 #918

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Which is pure horse-hockey (to quote Colonel Potter). MS and Piriform have not come to "agreement" on this product.
    Is there some sort of dispute?

    I don't really need either Speccy or CPUZ-ID, so I don't really care directly.
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  9.    14 Nov 2015 #919

    FILDA91 said: View Post
    And it's needed for something? Because I can't delete it :/
    Yes you can.

    Here is what I did...

    I did this to get rid of windows.old, BT and WS...just change lines for directory you want from elevated CMD Prompt.

    takeown /F C:\Windows.old\* /R /A
    icacls C:\Windows.old\*.* /T /grant administrators:F
    rmdir /S /Q C:\Windows.old\
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  10.    14 Nov 2015 #920

    jds63 said: View Post
    Glad CCleaner works o.k.
    Now that would upset me....if it didn't after running it for years on windows.....versions....
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