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Installing windows 10

  1. 1. Windows 10 ? Computer Learning Center at Ewing Steve Kieley, Gus Rossi, David Shinkfield, Clarke Walker September 2015
  2. 2. Just one day after Microsoft released its new operating system, over 14 Million Windows users upgraded their PCs to Windows 10.
  3. 3. Today’s Discussion  New things in Windows 10  Getting Windows 10  Installing Windows 10  Change you mind! – Go back to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1  Press Comments about Windows 10  Should you install Windows 10
  4. 4. New things in Windows 10  The Start Menu has returned. It combines Apps and Programs and it can be resized to meet your needs  A new browser – Edge. A work in progress  Multiple Desktops to separate activities.  Cortana – an improved search engine plus voice  Notification Area. Can now include notifications from other programs such as Facebook  Improved Apps – Mail, Calendar, Photos and Office Mobile
  5. 5. Getting Windows 10  There are three ways to obtain Windows 10 – buy a new PC with Windows 10 preloaded, – buy a license key to Windows 10 online, – or upgrade an existing Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 PC.  If you have a legitimate version of Windows 7 , Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, Microsoft is giving a free upgrade if you upgrade before July 29 2016  If you upgrade, your Windows 7 or 8 will disappear.  If you want to keep your old system and install Windows 10, it will cost $119 for Windows 10 Home and $199 for Windows 10 Pro
  6. 6. Installing Windows 10  Before you do anything, we’re going to give you our standard advice: back up your data  If you own a qualifying Windows PC, you had the option of “reserving” a free copy of Windows 10. At some point, Microsoft will invite you to begin the upgrade process  If you have not received the email from Microsoft, there is an alternative – the Media Creation Tool
  7. 7. Installing Windows 10  Using Windows Media Creation Tool – Avoid waiting for Microsoft email – Can upgrade existing system – Can create a Windows 10 disk  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software- download/windows10  You need to select for 32 or 64 bit computer – shown on Computer Properties
  8. 8. Installing Windows 10  Using Media Creation Tool, choices are: – Upgrade this PC now – Create Installation Media for another PC
  9. 9. Doing a “clean install” Microsoft has changed the “activation process” for Windows with Windows 10. After installation of Windows 10, Microsoft will remember the details and no further activation codes will be required.  Upgrade your existing system and check it is activated  Create an Install disk using Media Creation Tool and do a clean install
  10. 10. Change you mind! – Go back to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1  To make life easier on Windows 7 and 8.1 converts, Microsoft will allow you to rollback your Windows 10 installation to the previous operating system for 30 days post-upgrade.  Downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows.old.  This will not work if you have done a “clean install” of Windows 10  You can still re-upgrade to Window 10 until July 29, 2016 downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows. downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows.old.
  11. 11. Change you mind! – Go back to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 Before you use the rollback option  Back up your data  Find product keys for your Windows 7 or 8 system. You should not need them, but just in case. downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows. downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows.old.
  12. 12. Change you mind! – Go back to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 For Rollback  Open the Start menu, select the Settings app, and go to Update & Security > Recovery. downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows. downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows.old.
  13. 13. Change you mind! – Go back to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 After Rollback  Older programs may need to be reinstalled  Old Passwords may need to be used After the 30 days,  Do a clean install of your old system. You need product keys  Use a System Image that you saved previously downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows. downgrading to your older OS requires that you still have your Windows.old folder at C:Windows.old.
  14. 14. Comments about Windows 10 Windows 10 dispenses with most of the things people hated about Windows 8/8.1. Even better, Windows 10 runs faster than previous versions, enough to make a five year-old PC perform better than it did when new. Ask Bob Rankin A very good core operating system, but… Forbes
  15. 15. Comments about Windows 10  Problems with Toshiba Laptops  Forced Updates  Windows 10 Service Agreement  WUDO  Wi-Fi Sense  Microsoft Edge  Cortana
  16. 16. Comments about Windows 10 Problems with Toshiba Laptops  Bruce Arnold, who runs the C Programmers SIG, reported to the ACGNJ that a club member with a Toshiba laptop could not install Windows10 and "has left the laptop with the Bridgewater Microsoft store to resolve the Windows 10 issue."  He also has a Toshiba Laptop with Windows 7 and is holding off until this problem is resolved.
  17. 17. Comments about Windows 10 Forced Updates  This is an old issue. Updates will be installed as they become available. You cannot choose when and if to install updates.  This is Microsoft’s response to 60% of users never install updates, creating a major security problem
  18. 18. Comments about Windows 10 Windows 10 Service Agreement  The Windows 10’s services agreement: the operating system has the right to scan all software and hardware on your computer and disable anything it believes is illegal.  Also included in Windows Phone and X-Box Live Service Agreements  There’s a good chance any pirated software you run on Windows 10 may not last much longer. Forbes
  19. 19. Comments about Windows 10 Windows Update Delivery Optimization(WUDO) To disable WUDO, follow these steps: • Open the Start Menu • Click or tap “Settings” • Select "Update & security" • In the left-side pane, select “Windows Update” • In the right-side pane, select “Advanced options” • In the new right-side pane that opens, select “Choose how updates are delivered” • Move the slider control under “Updates from more than one place” to “OFF”
  20. 20. Comments about Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense • Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense feature that lets your friends automatically connects to your wireless network without providing the Wi-Fi password. • To disable Wi-Fi Sense, go to Windows Settings, then Network & Internet and then click "Change Wi-Fi settings," and then "Manage Wi-Fi settings." • From there, you can change a variety of settings. Turn OFF everything under the Wi-Fi Sense heading; disable WI-Fi password sharing with Facebook, Outlook, or Skype; and have Wi-Fi Sense forget the list of known Wi-Fi networks.
  21. 21. Comments about Windows 10 Change the default web browser from Microsoft Edge  Open the Start Menu.  Choose “Settings”.  In the left pane, select “Default apps”.  Scroll down in the right pane until you see “Web browser”  A Microsoft Edge icon is probably shown under the “Web browser” entry. Click or tap this and a list of possible browser options will be displayed. Your previous browser should be in the list. Click the entry for your old browser to set the default browser back to your previous choice. Vic Laurie
  22. 22. Comments about Windows 10 Cortana  Cortana is a “personal assistant” that learns about you from your email, web searches, calendar etc.  If you find this creepy, you can turn it off. – To end the collection of data through it, type “cortana” in the search box and click on the first link in the search results (system settings). Then slide the off/on switch to “OFF".
  23. 23. Should you Install Windows 10  Are you happy with the system you have?  Are there new features in Windows 10 that are really attractive to you?  Are you ready to deal with any problems caused by an upgrade? Vic Laurie
  24. 24. Should you Install Windows 10 Some Recommendations  Wait to upgrade  Windows 7 systems stand pat  Windows 8.1 systems upgrade Vic Laurie
  25. 25. The Presentation Web Site http://www.clcewing.org/tips_and_tricks.html

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