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I'm waiting for the okay from Msft to install win10 on dell

I've got a windows 7 Dell Inspiron 620 that I am waiting to upgrade to windows 10. I still don't have the okay from Microsoft that windows 10 is ready for my specific machine. Is this a fluke or are a lot of you waiting? Is this a lost cause.
Thanks,
Pete

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There's a way to jump the queue. But...

But are you willing to do the extra work? For example I took one that was in limbo and cloned the HDD. I pulled the original drive and booted from the clone. Safe to do almost anything now I booted the Dell, then after I logged in slipped in the W10 USB stick I created with Microsoft's media creation tool (yes, you can make a DVD if you wish.)

I ran the setup.exe and it made it. So with that out of the way we keep testing.

In parting, that owner wanted the old start bar so we installed Classic Shell.

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No, it's not a fluke

When MS sends you the notice that Win 10 is ready to install on your computer than ,
it's ready and not before,
If Win 7 is running right with no problems , why would want to (ahem) upgrade to Win 10 ?

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you can download the iso

if you click on the win10 notification it should tell you if there is a problem with your computer that makes it incompatible with win10. That happened to me. I went ahead and downloaded the win10 iso. and installed it. In my calse the incompatibility was with the graphic adapter so once I installed win10 there was some resolution issues but not enough to revert back to the old.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO?OCID=WIP_r_Win10_Body_AddPC

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I'm not that brave

I've seen posts where trying to go back didn't work and Windows 7 had to be reinstalled. I suspect there is some component issue. I'll see if Dell and Msft can figure it out. It's not like i don't care for windows 7. I just like to keep up with new stuff. Patience is not one of my strong suits.
Pete

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revert worked for me

just remember you always read about the few it did not work for but normally not from the majority where it did work. You can always create an image file that you can return to if you decided against win10 for whatever reason and the revert did not work.

I used revert on one of my computers because it was a tv streaming and I needed a certain resolution that win10 driver did not offer.

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For your 620
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That's why I clone and try the upgrade on the clone.

Very painless and as safe as I can make it.

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You might want to check out this link.

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