Make The Jump
It’s been a couple of weeks now since Windows 10 was released by Microsoft. We have seen a couple of large updates to resolve issues with drivers. There are still some issues with video cards to be resolved. So if you are a home user and want to upgrade, here are some suggestions for you.
Only upgrade if your computer was purchased in the last couple of years.
Check the computer manufacturers website to make sure there are not any known issues for your particular computer. (For example; Asus Tiachi-21 there are no drivers available for the tablet screen, so if you upgrade, your tablet screen will not function.)
Make sure you backup all your data including pictures, files etc.
Make sure you have your copies of Office programs available with product keys to re-activate as necessary.
Most installed programs that have a product key need to be re-activated. Make sure you have access to those keys.
We recommend downloading the update to a flash drive, so you will need to have at least a 16 GB drive available. (This is very useful if you have a slow internet connection of if the update fails on the first attempt.
Make sure you have plenty of time available to complete the upgrade. You will need to be present to watch the update as it is running. (On fast machines this can be done in an hour or so. If you are upgrading a laptop it has taken 6 hours or more to complete the upgrade.)
If you are wanting to upgrade, but you are unsure and need help, we are ready to help you.
Upgrade Special for Home Users only – $99 Good until August 31, 2015.
You must have a valid version of Windows which is upgradable. Does not include clean installs of the operating system.
Give us a call at 248-360-8967.
Please Note: For business users we still are recommending that you do not upgrade at this time. Stay tuned and we will let you know when we feel it is safe to upgrade.