Poll: RTM or stay an Insider

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  1.    29 Jun 2015 #41

    Properly Insider but things change.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 282
    Windows 10!
       30 Jun 2015 #42

    yeah I might stay an Insider post-launch and see what comes next.


    Though I might move to the Slow Ring so I'm not the front line defense against crippling bugs
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  3. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,937
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Jun 2015 #43

    No question now.. moving over to the RTM when it comes out in July from Win8.1. So far I love build 10158!!
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,346
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       30 Jun 2015 #44

    Will upgrade W7 to W10, but also plan to remain in the Insider program.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    North West Indianapolis, Indiana
    Posts : 446
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit and VM
       01 Jul 2015 #45

    I am going to stay on the Insider Preview on fast ring. Will continue to use Windows 7 as my main OS with 8.1 on 2 of my systems (dual boot). I do not think that Windows 10 is ready for prime time. Too many issues. I would say June 2016 would be a good time to upgrade and get a build that will be well tested and stable. Whether or not I'll upgrade my PC's depends on what I think of 10 at the time. 3 of my PC's will be staying on 7 until EOL as they run media center with tuners. From time to time I'll put a release of 10 on some hardware but usually run the GB and US English versions 32 and 64 bit on virtual machines. There are also still unanswered questions on how retail version of 7 and 8 are going to be treated when you need to reinstal. Microsoft has said with the free update the OEM version will not activate if you change hardware. So basically if you upgrade your Hard Drive for an SSD with an OEM 7/8.1 key it will not activate and you will need to purchase a licence. So Geeks who are forever fiddling and sticking different hardware in machines with 10 upgraded from an OEM could end up being forced back to their old OEM software. See these links below for sources:
    Free upgrade to Windows 10 - Microsoft Community

    Reinstalling Windows 10 after upgrade - Microsoft Community
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  6. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 236
    7, 10TP
       01 Jul 2015 #46

    I think my answer would be "all of the above", but it's not offered . My main machine that I use for work will remain Windows 7. I see absolutely no reason to change the OS this year. My new laptop will get Windows 10, in which ever final form, basically because Acer does not support Windows 7 on that model and as a result it's hard to find proper drivers; I have refused to use Windows 8, but perhaps we (me and Acer) could agree on Windows 10. Of course, I will only install Windows 10, once Acer releases all of the drivers, so most likely not any time soon. Finally, on my test machine I will remain an Insider, just out of curiosity.
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  7. Joined : Apr 2015
    u'k
    Posts : 65
    Windows 10 64Bit Build 10240
       01 Jul 2015 #47

    well I am stuck on 10130 can't update so I feel more of an outsider than a insider at present and it seems I am not the only one
    shame all was going soooooooooo well
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,745
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       01 Jul 2015 #48

    Arfer Daley said: View Post
    well I am stuck on 10130 can't update so I feel more of an outsider than a insider at present and it seems I am not the only one
    shame all was going soooooooooo well
    Did you try going to Task Manager, clicking the Services tab and then right click on "wauserv" and left click on Restart? Just be sure to restart it; don't stop it.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,454
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       01 Jul 2015 #49

    Indianatone said: View Post
    I am going to stay on the Insider Preview on fast ring. Will continue to use Windows 7 as my main OS with 8.1 on 2 of my systems (dual boot). I do not think that Windows 10 is ready for prime time. Too many issues. I would say June 2016 would be a good time to upgrade and get a build that will be well tested and stable. Whether or not I'll upgrade my PC's depends on what I think of 10 at the time. 3 of my PC's will be staying on 7 until EOL as they run media center with tuners. From time to time I'll put a release of 10 on some hardware but usually run the GB and US English versions 32 and 64 bit on virtual machines. There are also still unanswered questions on how retail version of 7 and 8 are going to be treated when you need to reinstal. Microsoft has said with the free update the OEM version will not activate if you change hardware. So basically if you upgrade your Hard Drive for an SSD with an OEM 7/8.1 key it will not activate and you will need to purchase a licence. So Geeks who are forever fiddling and sticking different hardware in machines with 10 upgraded from an OEM could end up being forced back to their old OEM software. See these links below for sources:
    Free upgrade to Windows 10 - Microsoft Community

    Reinstalling Windows 10 after upgrade - Microsoft Community
    Changing Hard Drives or SSD,s do not invalidate your licence, Motherboards yes, but even this can be overcome with a phone call to M$.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,454
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       01 Jul 2015 #50

    Wynona said: View Post
    Did you try going to Task Manager, clicking the Services tab and then right click on "wauserv" and left click on Restart? Just be sure to restart it; don't stop it.
    Wyn...If your update shows, but there is no movement indicating it is downloading, leave it running.
    Then do as you state above with one exception,you must click STOP, as your updating is already alive, all you are doing is giving it a kick start, it should immediately go back to running again without the need to click restart.
    Then go back to your Updating in Services, turn off and restart, then try downloading.
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