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Why so much hate?

By Joseph Watts ยท 32 replies
Jul 27, 2017
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  1. I had 10 Pro.
    2 weeks ago.
    It constantly dropped the ethernet connection.
    Went back to 8.1 Pro & no more ethernet problems. :)
    Maybe in another 5 years Microsoft will fix 10 so it is worth installing.
     
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  2. holdum323

    holdum323 Banned Posts: 1,724   +455

    Hi! What did you try to do beside rolling back to 8.1? Here's some things to try.;)
    I don't recommend the 3rd party driver program in this link and I suggest getting all your drivers from your manufacture. Drivers that work with W8.1 may not work with W10 and will need to be updated.
    https://www.drivereasy.com/knowledge/wifi-keeps-disconnecting-or-dropping-out-on-windows-10-solved/
     
  3. Tested all drivers.
    Ran troubleshooting on various things.
    Googled the problem a lot.
    It seems Windows 10 has this dropping of internet connections problem.

    Used a Macrium image to restore 8.1 pro.
    Still have a 10 pro Macrium image. :)

    I figure if I wait a while Microsoft will fix the issue & I will still be able to reinstall 10 pro since I will still have a license for it.
    I'm happy with 8.1 pro for now.
    No dropped ethernet since reverting.
     
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  4. holdum323

    holdum323 Banned Posts: 1,724   +455

    Hi @DavidBailey I like your reply a lot. I have read several of your posts and I can see that you are a very experienced Windows users. Your attitude about W10 is great, so I don't think you are a W10 hater.;) I'm sure MS will address your issue soon. I wish I could convince all windows users to approach their issues with W10 like you have. I give you 5 kudos for your post.
    Here's a great link for others watching this thread. I know you are familiar with this article by Tim Fisher.
    https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-update-drivers-in-windows-2619214
     
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  5. holdum323

    holdum323 Banned Posts: 1,724   +455

    Hi @DavidBailey I think I'll start a thread about "Why so much love for Macrium Reflect" See if it gets as much attention as this thread. ROFL!
     
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  6. At a future date when I decide to reinstall 10 pro I can do it easily because of Macrium.
    All the needed info is there to automatically activate it.
    ( I use a Microsoft account. )
    Of course, there will be a lot of Windows Updates to get then.
    And Windows 10 Pro won't cost me a penny.
    I took advantage of the free offer for ease of access users or whatever it's called.
    This offer goes away the end of December, 2017.
    After I reverted to 8.1 pro I went to my account at Microsoft & saw 10 pro was still listed for me. :)
     
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    holdum323 Banned Posts: 1,724   +455

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