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Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go #5327106 01/19/20 01:37 PM
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Windows 10 installed but I ended up not having wifi or lan connections. Gateway has no updated drivers so I went back to W 7......:(


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327109 01/19/20 01:41 PM
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Weird. Typically the generic Windows drivers should work. Or you could download the drivers directly from the manufacturer of your network adapter.


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327111 01/19/20 01:44 PM
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Install Ubuntu or Mint (based on Ubuntu, but more like windows). Not hard, current drivers, secure, and FREE! Unless you want to donate of course.

Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327112 01/19/20 01:57 PM
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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327155 01/19/20 03:10 PM
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10 can usually be coaxed to run legacy drivers, but it's a little tough when you've already reverted it, and repeated attempts tend to corrupt the system. I hope you made a backup image before the first attempt.

You could go to 8.1 and get 3 more years of updates but you'll need an 8.1 activation code.

Microsoft's advice, which appears in the end of support nag screen, is to get a new computer.


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327172 01/19/20 04:01 PM
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Was this a fresh install of 10 or an upgrade? Most windows 7 drivers work on 10.


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327219 01/19/20 05:14 PM
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My 7 to 10 went off w/o a hitch, and it still looks like 7! At first my Belarc Advisor showed me on 8, but I read that you need to update Belarc, which I did and now it shows 10.

Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327223 01/19/20 05:17 PM
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Just did the upgrade from Win7 to Win10 on my Getac S400G2 Rugged laptop. Worked fine, even though it's a pretty old laptop! Didn't need any extra drivers.


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327228 01/19/20 05:24 PM
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I'm still win 7, looked for it on purpose. 10 GUI feel to much like a mobile surface.


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5327233 01/19/20 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by ARCOgraphite
10 GUI feel to much like a mobile surface.

You're thinking Win 8. Win 10 GUI looks very similar to Win 7, IMO.


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: rekit] #5327236 01/19/20 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by rekit
My 7 to 10 went off w/o a hitch, and it still looks like 7! At first my Belarc Advisor showed me on 8, but I read that you need to update Belarc, which I did and now it shows 10.


+1

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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: ZZman] #5327250 01/19/20 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by ZZman
Windows 10 installed but I ended up not having wifi or lan connections. Gateway has no updated drivers so I went back to W 7......:(


What is the spec of the Gateway computer? in terms of CPU, etc.

Gateway, as a company, has been merged with Acer a long time ago.


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: JohnG] #5327254 01/19/20 05:49 PM
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Install Ubuntu or Mint (based on Ubuntu, but more like windows). Not hard, current drivers, secure, and FREE! Unless you want to donate of course.


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I already ditched Win7 on my laptop for Mint. I love it. Desktop is next.

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Upgrade


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Re: Tried updating to W10 on Gateway laptop.... No go [Re: JMJNet] #5327293 01/19/20 06:39 PM
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