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I Am Just Finishing Win 7 Pro To Win 8 Upgrade. Why 8.1?

Jaran Gaarder Heggen Tried to find easier ways to get to settings? Before You Begin While Windows 8.1 will retain some of your information after you upgrade, we wouldn't recommend you count on that. NizmoIsGo Here is how Microsoft can make the Start Screen appeal to me: Let the taskbar remain visible and not make it seem like a separate UI (I want to be Eric Bryner Windows 8.1 is stable and easy, and just because you want start menu and same look as 7, does not make this a problem. this contact form

Windows OSs shouldn't become more clumsy, more over bulky, more RAM-CPU-Disk usage. Wouldn't want that circulating around the web, now would we? ;) Back to top Find a Review All Categories Laptops Tablets Accessories All Subcategories Business Desktop Replacement Gaming Multimedia Student Brand Prior to this 12 without my knowledge consent and contrary to setting were installed on Nov 09. Eric Bryner Cause there is already a Control Panel, and a File Explorer.

I had it removed by Windows technicians from my large desktop after I had a hissy fit. In this process I had lost very important files. Nogitsune Thanks for the patch!

I do not care for the software store. When finished downloading, select Install Now and click Next. Instead, they focus on deprecating things. before I worked up to 8h with a charged battery.

This is the last time I will ever acknowledge your pointless existence. I greatly appreciate you for your suggestion in this regard. You provided it .... We all work in IT.

I have come to distrust their updates not security related and even some of those worry me. I respect you have a difference of opinion. However, when I clicked onto it for the update, it immediately took me to the Windows Store and then I got a message that Windows 8.1 was initializing. Once the Windows 8.1 download and initial installation steps are complete, you'll see a message prompting you to restart.

Click or touch Restart Now to restart your computer.

Note: You do

If you want to use a OS or Application you should also try to find out how to find the easier ways to Controls and features, a lot of People whining What you can not ignore, though, is the fact that windows 8 sales are abysmally low. Now the question occurs, how to prevent or stop this automatic forced upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 operating system? If you were to talk about an entirely new OS then maybe you'd have a point, but clearly this was about an update - I'm sure you're aware of that by

Restoring 87.6 GB of business files is no mean feat, never mind games. If you want to download the standalone files, though, read on.As always, we have to preface this with the usual disclaimer: Downloading Windows updates using unconventional methods is risky. I'm about to give up. Has anyone else seen this on a tablet, or just me?

Windows 7 even does touch and can run virtual machines. Ray C I downloaded it when it popped up a few weeks ago, and it works great. please help me moka i have different problem i download windows 8.1 and start install it . Running an OS upgrade takes a little time but not much effort or expertise -- when you're done, you'll have the most powerful Windows yet, with all your programs, settings and

Just go into u'r system and stop these banners from poping up. Then i click on setup , it is stopped at 8%. THEFT RECOVERY...

Users demand for innovation but are afraid of change Blue Gum Or don't have a touchscreen.

You, like MS, are an idiot who doesnt seem to understand that if you want people to pay money for your product, you need to give them the product they want. I used Windows because as a Handyman there was very little time to invest in Linux. Thank you in advance. So, I have a restore point, and was wondering if I use it will it go back to where it was?

I spent hours remotely with Dell technicians and they can't get my Bluetooth speakers to work. Eric Bryner Again, who needs a start menu? How to correct? Originally Posted by chockfullof546 ...

I installed Microsoft office 10 with one note. Soon, things will get much, much better.Sebastian Anthony wrote the original version of this article. Ray C You are the idiot complaining about something you don't even have to see. I mean there is already 9 problems (mentioned) with the Windows 8.1 upgrade.

The majority of users just doesn't like it and then Microsoft in their endless wisdom decided to >force< the new (touchscreen) UI to their loyal desktop users. Truly. After getting win 8 programs (desktop apps???) about 50% back installed I find out Microsoft seems to be trying to force me to upgrade to 8.1 soon. Windows 8.1 needs a driver that HP won't create, so my computer has been running hot enough to burn me.

paul I was facing the update in 1,2 or 4 hours with no option to defer the upgrade (which Id been doing for a long time) so found this page as If they looked at things through the eyes of the end user, they would have a different perspective. again thanks for the easy to follow instructions that saved the day. Ray C Yeah that makes more sense.

Just as I was about to give up, I got a message saying that the 8.1. If you find Windows 8 more comfortable and easy to use, you should install Windows 8/8.1. I know how, and do, partition image my disk for backup/restore, but I'd rather know I won't have to use it because someone here has specifically answered my question. I open Microsoft Globe -- a TOUCH SCREEN PROGRAM!!!

Or the other way around? Dan Yakov G: "SO Please don't tell people to buy a touch screen monitor to use with this disaster of a product!" Dan: "It's not a request, it's an order, go I have a question, is it legal to hack into my computer and force what I do not want into it. first part was done on the 4 Jan 2016 and this morning the second part this time I was not given a choice.

Take a breath, and realize not everyone is the same. Having your own disk allows you to run the upgrade on multiple computers without waiting an hour for a fresh download. Unfortunately, the upgrade rendered my Touch-Screen in-operable ...