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I read reports that it still has bugs and we shouldn't be upgrading or should we to keep up to date with security issues? Would like to hear from folks who did and if their PC's is running great before taking the plunge, though it is free.

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Josh Lanska Premium Plus
I work in IT for the day Job and recommend stay on Win10 in complex business environments. For home, newer desktop/laptops should be save to go but I will be updating my personal and family's computers after the holidays. I just don't want to take any risks of computer issues on my holiday break! lol

That said, my wife just got a new laptop with Windows 11 on a Black Friday sale and I've gotta say that the new interface is refreshing and modern, very much like a Mac. Going from 7 to 10 was a confusing let down.. 11 I'm looking forward to.

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Josh Lanska Premium Plus
I was just looking into this for my own upgrade and saw that you can revert back to Windows 10 within 10 days of the upgrade..

go to Settings>System>Recovery and choose “Go Back.” To revert your computer to the Windows 10 version you had before.
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FrankB-1 Premium Plus
Hi, AbieAJ

I always wait 3 to 6 months before upgrading operating systems. It usually takes me that long to get around to doing it.

If you run a good firewall/antivirus program like Norton and stay off “questionable” sites (as I’m sure you already do), you should be ok.

The hospital computers are typically 1 Windows OS version behind until Microsoft stops supporting it but I would never wait that long. I’m a big “shiny object” kind of guy.

I liked the old days, when you had to buy the OS update. They seemed to be less “buggy,” but that’s just me.

Frank
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Frank, very sensible response.

I have Cyber Security software installed on our PC, it is a good deterrent against malware, third party apps, spying etc.

We were worried about security issues going forward, as obviously we hold data of our clients and customers.

Tell me about it, we are same we must have the latest and fastest lol

Thank you Frank, I appreciate your time and effort. I am going to wait a bit longer.

Hope you are having a great day.
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FrankB-1 Premium Plus
Thanks,

You two have a great day, also! :-)
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richardgb Premium
A couple of months ago I updated my wife's laptop from windows 10 to 11, and it's fine.

When you try to update from 10 to 11, the system first checks that your PC is compatible ... my laptop, only 4 years old, doesn't have a certain security chip that is built-in nowadays and cannot be updated. Sorry, I don't remember the detail, but I'm sure it would be easy to find the spec via Google.

So, Microsoft has effectively "obsoleted" any PC without the inbuilt security chip. They've also announced that they will support Windows10 until 2025. So I guess, if we're concerned about support, we have until then to replace existing hardware.
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Richard
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Richard, I appreciate your response.

That's good, however I think we are going to wait a bit longer as currently not too keen, as we have a really busy month, clients and customers are overflowing.

It is sitting there in my toolbar but I am trying to ignore it.

Thank you for sharing, learned something new. Very helpful.

Hope you are having a great day, thanks kindly for your time and effort.
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richardgb Premium
You're very welcome!
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Richard
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Shaynne Premium
I have reset my desktop as soon as I learned there's the newest update. But now I regret it because Windows installation is still at 64% from Saturday and until now. My desktop is at a restart loop. I brought my desktop to my neighborhood friend who knows how to fix computers, hoping I wouldn't need to buy a new one.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
I am so sorry this has happened to you.

I hope you are able rectify your PC moving forward, kindly keep us updated..
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LiveOnLeyte Premium Plus
I run primarily on linux but, I have a windows 11 installation on which I do things with $100+ software I own for windows and do not feel like paying extra just to get linux versions even if available.

That said: I have had zero trouble with win 11, it looks better, it runs faster and it has some fun new apps built in. The mail ap is garbage if you have more than one email address, it is tolerable with just one.

If I were able to go back I would not, win 11 beats win 10 in my opinion.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Great to know, Bill!

However we are still undecided, would we be having security concerns if we were not to upgrade and rather wait till the new year? Though it says system is up to date.

Thanks, appreciate your feedback.
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LiveOnLeyte Premium Plus
MS has never dropped support as soon as rolling out a new version. It has always been around 3 - 5 years before they stopped support on past versions.
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Makes sense, thanks Bill.

It may be sensible to postpone upgrading, at least till the Christmas period is over.
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LiveOnLeyte Premium Plus
By all means, do what ever you want to do.
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