How about upgrading OS

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by northsouth, Sep 12, 2019.

  1. northsouth

    northsouth Cadet Newbie

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    How about upgrading operation system? I am talking about Microsoft(Windows 7/8//8.1/10).
     
  2. Santaman

    Santaman Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I am not sure what you mean... is this a question about if you should upgrade? Or how you do an upgrade? At the moment it isn't really clear what you want.
     
  3. Saturn0660

    Saturn0660 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Best downgrade.... OS/2 Warp..
     
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  4. Santaman

    Santaman Vice Admiral Admiral

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    You mean PC DOS 2000 of course. :biggrin:
    Although for XT's I recommend DOS 5.1..
     
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  5. northsouth

    northsouth Cadet Newbie

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    How to upgrade?
     
  6. Santaman

    Santaman Vice Admiral Admiral

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    From what to what?
    You can't upgrade from 7 to 8.1, in that case you'll have to format the harddrive and install the new OS, from 7/8.1 to 10 you'll have to download the image from M$ and if you have a valid key you can upgrade your current OS.

    Guess other people might know more else you can Google and there should be 20 bazillion youtube links and howto sites that can help with it.
     
  7. Harovi

    Harovi Ensign Newbie

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    From Win 7 to Win 10 is okay,but it is impossible to upgrade to Win 8/8.1 from Win 7.
     
  8. Marc

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    Because Windows 8.x is end of life and no longer sold therefore it's not a valid upgrade path unless you get installation media and a product key.

    Windows 10 is the current version hence a valid upgrade target, and the first time that Microsoft has allowed an OS upgrade for free. In the past saying going from 7 to 8 would have cost you a few dollars.