[Mm-friends] Windows 8

David Tanner david.tanner100 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 22:45:59 GMT 2012


I guess if I couldn't buy a new computer with Windows 8 on it I would opt 
for backing up everything in Windows 7 and then do a clean install of 
Windows 8.  That way you shouldn't have anything left of the old OS to cause 
any problems.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mary Emerson" <maryemerson at sbcglobal.net>
To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2012 9:50 AM
Subject: [Mm-friends] Windows 8


> Hi list,
>
> One of the books I'm reading about Windows 8 warns people not to upgrade 
> directly from Windows 7. It can be done, but portions of the low-level 
> code in Windows 8 are different enough to cause a PC to crash. I think my 
> preference would be to purchase a new PC with Windows 8 on it, and use 
> Easy Transfer to copy files and settings from the old PC to the new 
> Windows 8 PC. It's a longer process, but much cleaner since it doesn't 
> leave old stuff on the PC that could cause bugs and crashes.
>
> Mary
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