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Old 04-20-2017, 03:23:32 PM   #1
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Default Need help updating my PC from windows 8.1 to windows 10

i have windows 8.1 installed on my PC, i want to know if there is a way that i can update from windows 8.1 to windows 10 without formatting my drive or losing any data ?
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:23:40 PM   #2
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just don't.

install from scratch. windows have a hard time managing kernel update. always have a bug or some.

do a fresh clean installation and u will be fine.

if you need to save a file or some use a external hdd(u can borrow from a friend if u don't have one), otherwise you the isn't a software or whatever that you can't find on cgpersia.

or (not recommended) u can use a gparted alike to re-partition you hdd for unused space and copy you important files, then for format only the windows partition.

or u say f*** and erase all and during ur installation divide ur hdd in 2 partitions for failsafe.

or (most recommended) buy a new hdd for data if not a ssd for the os.
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:18:44 PM   #3
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my dad upgraded and it was ok on his computer as far as I know, but generally people say re-install and don't upgrade. But what's wrong with 8.1?
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Old 04-21-2017, 10:00:40 AM   #4
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just bored and want a new interface
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Old 04-25-2017, 06:27:58 AM   #5
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I also recommend installing from scratch to prevent any errors with your harddrive later down the road.
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Old 04-26-2017, 12:33:03 AM   #6
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yes the best way is installing from scratch.
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Old 04-26-2017, 12:45:06 AM   #7
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I wouldn't upgrade from Windows 7 anytime soon.
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