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  1.    26 Jul 2015 #91
    Join Date : Nov 2014
    Ohio
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    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona View Post
    My statement was in reference to Frank's statement: "Mistakes do happen and what if for some reason it does a clean install and backups haven't been made." which indicates to me that he "thinks/thought" Microsoft might do a clean install on his machine and muck up the works.
    Yes, even though on the automatic update MS's intention is to simply install and save everything, even though it's not supposed to it may do a clean install which will wipe out everything. That would really "muck" things up real good.
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  2.    26 Jul 2015 #92
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    North West Indianapolis, Indiana
    Posts : 450
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit and VM

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    That must be it, I noticed a lot of outgoing traffic during and after update download (I follow and pay attention to things like that). I attributed it to my system sending info about success of update installation but it may be that they are using my system to send same or part of downloaded files to others over internet. My W10 installation is not connected to home network so there's nothing else to send files to.
    Of course if you have limited slow internet or you are capped in some way you need to turn that OFF and set the other setting buried somewhere else in OFFLINE MAPS (stupid place should be with updates) Metered connections to ON.

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    It does state that it does not affect auto updates but it will prevent automatic huge downloads without you saying so.
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  3.    26 Jul 2015 #93
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 17,872
    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281

    Quote Originally Posted by Frank1 View Post
    Yes, even though on the automatic update MS's intention is to simply install and save everything, even though it's not supposed to it may do a clean install which will wipe out everything. That would really "muck" things up real good.
    I'm pretty sure you're safe, Frank, but if you're worried, why not create an image of your installation "just in case". The main thing I'd make a backup is my data and then take an image of your current installation.
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  4.    26 Jul 2015 #94
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,470
    Windows 10 Professional

    What may happen on the 29th and following is a flood of concise and exhaustive official 'HowTo' guides for Windows 10 from MS themselves and, we beta testers, who have been bustin our buns for the last six months helping MS get this 'show on the road', with virtually no help from them I might add, are gonna look like a bunch of 'you know whats' because we may have gotten one or two details incorrect!
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  5.    26 Jul 2015 #95
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,868
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    I wouldn't put myself down. There is probably more real experience here than in dozens of technical support centers that will be dealing with Windows 10 in a few days time. They are going to be having the roughest time - for us no pressure.
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  6.    26 Jul 2015 #96
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,470
    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by Fafhrd View Post
    I wouldn't put myself down. There is probably more real experience here than in dozens of technical support centers that will be dealing with Windows 10 in a few days time. They are going to be having the roughest time - for us no pressure.
    I'm good with that!
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  7.    26 Jul 2015 #97
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 17,872
    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281

    Quote Originally Posted by Fafhrd View Post
    I wouldn't put myself down. There is probably more real experience here than in dozens of technical support centers that will be dealing with Windows 10 in a few days time. They are going to be having the roughest time - for us no pressure.
    Yep and I foresee a whole bunch of Windows 10 newbies bouncing into TenForums.com asking for our help.
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  8.    26 Jul 2015 #98
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona View Post
    Yep and I foresee a whole bunch of Windows 10 newbies bouncing into TenForums.com asking for our help.
    Oh.,. NO!! Yes.. lots of questions.. complaints and I bet some down right hate of both MS and Windows 20.

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  9.    26 Jul 2015 #99
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,555
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Indianatone View Post
    Of course if you have limited slow internet or you are capped in some way you need to turn that OFF and set the other setting buried somewhere else in OFFLINE MAPS (stupid place should be with updates) Metered connections to ON.

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    It does state that it does not affect auto updates but it will prevent automatic huge downloads without you saying so.
    For now, that only works if you only use wi-fi connection to connect to the internet. If you have Ethernet cable connected it will still download all updates.
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  10.    26 Jul 2015 #100
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,607
    W10 Insider + Linux

    I don't have problem with that but don't want to wake one day up, boot to 8.1 and end up with 10 instead and my insider account turned off. Turned net inside out and upside down but question if I will loose insider rating when I upgrade 8.1 to 10.
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