1.    10 Feb 2015 #1
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    Microsoft confirms recovery tool for Windows 10 for phones previewers


    Microsoft has officially confirmed that a software recovery tool will be available for those joining the Windows 10 for phones preview program, so they can roll back their devices to Windows Phone 8.

    As we reported previously Windows 10 for phones is expected to ship in preview form sometime this week. But seeing as it’s unfinished software most users might be better off staying away from the unstable version.

    However, Gabriel Aul took to Twitter earlier to assure users that a software recovery tool will be available in case users run into too much trouble with the preview build.

    Read more: Microsoft confirms recovery tool for Windows 10 for phones previewers
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  2.    10 Feb 2015 #2
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    Windows 10 Build 14267

    Good to know !

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  3.    10 Feb 2015 #3
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    Is there an existing list yet of the supported phones? "@RoyHansen1 Yes, we'll have a recovery tool to roll back for all phones that are supported for the preview." I have a $20 Nokia Lumia 521 that might be "tested" if supported.
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  4.    13 Feb 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Microsoft has officially confirmed that a software recovery tool will be available for those joining the Windows 10 for phones preview program, so they can roll back their devices to Windows Phone 8.

    As we reported previously Windows 10 for phones is expected to ship in preview form sometime this week. But seeing as it’s unfinished software most users might be better off staying away from the unstable version.

    However, Gabriel Aul took to Twitter earlier to assure users that a software recovery tool will be available in case users run into too much trouble with the preview build.

    Read more: Microsoft confirms recovery tool for Windows 10 for phones previewers
    I like that line "For all supported Phones"! What are we to do? Guess?

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  5.    13 Feb 2015 #5
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    @RoyHansen1 Yes, we'll have a recovery tool to roll back for all phones that are supported for the preview
    What would one do with a recovery tool on a phone that is not supported, LOL.
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  6.    14 Feb 2015 #6
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    It's been reported, (unofficially), that there is something severely wrong with this tool.
    I ran it and got zapped with a BSOD and my phone went black.
    Restarted my PC, now I'm experiencing all kinds of issues.
    Took the battery out of my Phone and restarted it then ran Nokia Recovery Software. Phone's all good!
    (Now to get my PC back on track!)
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