Windows 10: Will insider builds reset my pc? Solved

  1.    14 Apr 2016 #1

    [SOLVED] Will insider builds reset my pc?


    Hi! I just wanted to know, if i get insider builds, Will it reset my pc?
    Last edited by thedarkryan; 15 Apr 2016 at 11:22. Reason: [SOLVED]
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       14 Apr 2016 #2

    What do you mean by "reset my pc " ?

    IF you have issues with your current operating system and you are hoping installing Insider Preview will rectify them, then my answer will be ....................... probably not.

    If I misunderstand you, my apology. Please correct me.
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  3.    14 Apr 2016 #3

    I personally would not use insider builds on your main pc. They can be buggy.
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  4.    14 Apr 2016 #4

    davidhk said: View Post
    What do you mean by "reset my pc " ?
    What i mean is, will it reinstall windows 10? Or will it just act like an upgrade?
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       14 Apr 2016 #5

    thedarkryan said: View Post
    What i mean is, will it reinstall windows 10? Or will it just act like an upgrade?
    None of the above.
    Windows 10 Insider Preview build is a separate entity.
    It will run just like a Windows 10 RTM version but with some features NOT available to Windows 10 RTM.
    However, those features may have bugs or glitches and Microsoft wants the insiders to test them out.
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  6.    14 Apr 2016 #6

    thedarkryan said: View Post
    What i mean is, will it reinstall windows 10? Or will it just act like an upgrade?
    It will be just like an upgrade.. you'll get new features and everything else will stay the same.
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       14 Apr 2016 #7

    I just changed [using the settings in windows update section ,]One of my win10 installs to preview, with no ill affects. and I can stop being part of the prieview program any time using settings in same section ,I think ,and will try it next week just to see what happens
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  8.    15 Apr 2016 #8

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    It will be just like an upgrade.. you'll get new features and everything else will stay the same.
    Ok, thanks! I will be sure to start testing!
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  9.    15 Apr 2016 #9

    thedarkryan said: View Post
    Ok, thanks! I will be sure to start testing!
    Make sure to make a backup before you do so in case of issues you can easily roll back.

    Jeff
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