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  1.    28 Sep 2017 #31
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geosammy View Post
    Thanks!
    That is my plan.
    I do make periodic system images to an external drive, but the last one I made was the one I just did the repair on.
    I'll be sure to make a system image from this new install.

    I was trying to avoid having to do the in-place upgrade, but nothing I did seemed to do any good.
    Things seem to be back to "normal" now and I thank all of you, that gave their time to help with this issue.
    That option is the only one that will save your apps and data. And clean/fix all the baddies. It's worth the time.
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  2.    28 Sep 2017 #32
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    Use a disk imaging program that creates an image of all your windows partitions, and allows you to update it quickly.

    (Macrium, SSD, USB3- a differential image in under 12 mins if I recall).
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  3.    28 Sep 2017 #33
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    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    That option is the only one that will save your apps and data. And clean/fix all the baddies. It's worth the time.
    Yes I agree.
    All the time I spent trying to fix this issue myself, I could have spent doing the in-place upgrade instead.
    The deeper I went into trying to fix this issue, the crazier it became.
    All signs were pointing to the in-place upgrade, but I couldn't, or didn't want to see the forest for the trees.
    Live and learn.
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  4.    28 Sep 2017 #34
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    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    Use a disk imaging program that creates an image of all your windows partitions, and allows you to update it quickly.

    (Macrium, SSD, USB3- a differential image in under 12 mins if I recall).
    Will do.

    Thanks!
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  5.    28 Sep 2017 #35
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    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    Use a disk imaging program that creates an image of all your windows partitions, and allows you to update it quickly.

    (Macrium, SSD, USB3- a differential image in under 12 mins if I recall).
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  6.    28 Sep 2017 #36
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    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    Thanks!
    I'm familiar with Macrium Reflect and will us it, in place of the Windows Built-in system image creator, which is what I was using.
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  7.    28 Sep 2017 #37
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geosammy View Post
    Thanks!
    I'm familiar with Macrium Reflect and will us it, in place of the Windows Built-in system image creator, which is what I was using.
    That's good, because MS is dropping their Built-in (SIB) in the Fall Creators Update.
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  8.    28 Sep 2017 #38
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    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    That's good, because MS is dropping their Built-in (SIB) in the Fall Creators Update.
    I wasn't aware of that.
    Thanks for the heads-up. Click image for larger version. 

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