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    Reserve your free Windows 10 update



    Windows 7/8.1 owners (no pirates) can reserve an upgrade to Windows 10 for the end of July. All you have to do is click a white Windows icon in your Notification Area. If it isn't there, make sure Windows is up to date. Other than that, you just need to be patient. The message is appearing at different times for different people.

    Both my OEM and retail copies of Windows 8.1 received the message, although 12 hours apart.

    You need to update to 8.1 through the Windows Store if you have Windows 8.

    Source: VentureBeat
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    Reserved mine today though I'm Hoping to apply it to a virtual. I'm not ready to jump in head first on a new OS. I have too many apps that I rely on that I don't want to break. I'm also scared its goi g to be another Windows 8.
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    Actually, I went through the slide-show, and several of the new "features" are just them reverting changes from Windows 8. I tried out the tech preview and it was pretty nice.

    I'm going to do a full backup, install a second copy of Windows 8.1, then upgrade so I can dual-boot.
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    I saw that on my taskbar and clicked on it and after reading it I declined. I'm happy with windows 7 premium on my desktop. But my laptop could use an upgrade, anything has got to be better than windows 8, as long as they drop the metro crap for pc and save that stuff for mobile devices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stomp_442 View Post
    I saw that on my taskbar and clicked on it and after reading it I declined. I'm happy with windows 7 premium on my desktop. But my laptop could use an upgrade, anything has got to be better than windows 8, as long as they drop the metro crap for pc and save that stuff for mobile devices.
    The Tech Preview still had tiles, but IIRC you could use them in a windowed mode.
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    ive accepted it for my laptop but it hasnt come through on my tablet yet
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    Check if the tablet version has Task Scheduler. There are instructions for triggering it in the source article near the bottom.
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    SaidTheMuse just told me she hasn't received a notice about it yet. If you still haven't gotten one, follow these steps:
    1. Open the Control Panel, choose Administrative Tools, and then fire up the Task Scheduler.
    2. Expand Task Scheduler Library, then Microsoft, then Windows, and finally scroll down to expand Setup.
    3. Click the folder GWXTriggers and on the far right hit Run.
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    My tablet still hasn't got it and tried running the gwx trigger but I'm not too fussed I'll get on once it's out

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    scratch that its just shown up lmao
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    I'm thinking about upgrading to the Pro edition on my desktop. I can get it for $70 because my brother is a student

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