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A Full install of Windows will, but it seem that an Upgrade version does not.

The Win10 free upgrade ISO file I have use - Win 10 Professional 64-bit - did not give me problems with the master boot record, like it did when I wipe a system and reinstalled the Win7 OS.

I have a CD that is made for recreating the master boot record for us who uses a dual boot system.

The two good thing about this free upgrade is:
1 - you do not loose your data or you packages [if the package is compatible] 2 - you have an option included that will you to go back to Win7 within the first month of use.

Since it look a lot like Win 7, it is easier to use than Win 8.x was.

The Cons
1 - some of the package you used that came with Win7 are not installed and you must pay for them to use them again.
2 - some of the new Win10 packages are still a little buggy
3 - less personalization option available for the desktop environment.
plus some other issues I find every day.
ALSO, you really need to defrag the system after you upgrade to Win10. I was at 43% fragmented on my laptop's 80 gig NTFS partition having about 45+ gig free space.

As for the original posting:
Everything so far is working properly with LO 4.4.5 on the Win10 Pro system. the only issue so far is the delay time for LO to open the Win10 menu system to save/save-as the document.

by the by
I use Linux Mint 13 and 16, but 17 issues with printing proper colors on my Canon MG6220. That came from Ubuntu's issue that came with Ubuntu 14.x. Yet, if you get the printer working properly on Ubuntu 13.10, then use the update manager to go to 14.04, then 14.10, then 15.05, you end up having the printer working again. I did that on a different laptop that will has not been upgraded to Win10 yet. Go figure.

On 08/02/2015 12:04 PM, H. Stoellinger wrote:
If I install Windows 10 in addition to Linux/Mint 17.2 on my laptop --- does W10 still "wipe out" the
master boot record?
H. S.

Am 2015-08-02 um 15:38 schrieb Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster:

You are doing a process that will save your data, or so it states. I would back your data up anyways. I had items pinned to the taskbar and they were saved. The apps/packages were still there. With the ISO upgrade, I seem to have one month to go back to Win7, via an option included. But that means that you will need extra space for the Windows.old folder, where Win7 is saved.

You have to look for it, but there is a Media Creation Tool that will download/create the ISO file[s] you need so you can upgrade multiple PCs. It will create all 4 "home" versions - Professional 32 and 64 bit, and Home 32 and 64 bit. I made DVDs of all 4 versions. Mostly, I will be using the 64 bit versions.

To me, this was better than waiting for my "reservation" to come in for all my systems.

On 08/01/2015 10:04 PM, Tim Lloyd wrote:
AAMOI does Windows update LO or do you have to reinstall? I am interested to know the extent of the upgrade?


On 02/08/15 10:26, Felmon Davis wrote:
On Sat, 1 Aug 2015, Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster wrote:

Has anyone on this list[s] have tried Win10 and tested LO 4.4.x on that system?

I installed via the so-called 'Insider Preview' on a Thinkpad x120e. I haven't used it very much and I haven't installed LO or OO yet.

so far:

a) AMD Catalyst program seems broken and I haven't succeeded yet in fixing it and updating the driver for the Radeon 6310.

b) system gets unusable if I try to use my usb-connected Logitech trackball, the cursor moves but no responses to clicks; then the keyboard goes wonky so no right or left clicks work from the inbuilt trackpad.

c) the default theme and colors seem dour, fonts fuzzy, but so far I can't find a pallette to choose from. there are even worse themes to select from and a limited set of about 8 dour colors. I haven't tried yet to install true-type (that's a separate procedure, right?).

d) perforce I have a Microsoft account but I turned off most of the 'call home' features and don't use Cortana or One-drive and so forth but I suspect there's plenty of 'telemetry' going on behind the scenes, not wholly inappropriate for a preview version.

e) I can't tell yet about speed and performance, too little usage, but it boots kind of slow but seems ok otherwise.

I suspect there are fixes for some of the problems; feel convinced I could improve the display if I could get good drivers.

I will be looking at adding some menu background graphics [via Firefox's options]. But in the original default install, the "window's" look and feel is not good. It just does not look as well as it did when I had the system running Win7.

I concur with the above (limited experience with Win7); didn't know about Firefox supplying background graphics?


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