Thanks for the heads up. I'm running Win10 and Ubuntu 14.04. I don't
believe I've yet been offered the Anniversary Upgrade, but when I am, I
will proceed very cautiously (or not at all).
On 12/01/2016 09:17 AM, Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster wrote:
> This is not about LO but about MS crashing both the Windows file
> system and GRUB.
> If you have not run the Windows 10 Anniversary upgrade, you might want
> to consider it as a new OS install that crashes GRUB and messes with
> the Windows partition where it need major repair.
> Yesterday, I upgraded my older DELL laptop that runs both Windows 10
> and Ubuntu 16.04.
> Win10 gave me a icon for the Anniversary Upgrade Assistant. IT took
> hours for the download and verify it. During the install, at about
> 30% complete, the install required a reboot. GRUB errors was all I
> got. I had to use a boot repair disk twice to get the laptop to be
> able to boot at all. When I was able to boot to Windows, it took
> about 20 minutes for Windows to auto-fix the file system. Then it took
> 6 more hours to finish the install. It took less time to install the
> Win7 to Win10 upgrade, than it took the Anniversary upgrade.
> Yes, MS messes with the GRUB system when it gets install alongside of
> Ubuntu, but it never caused so much trouble as it did yesterday
> afternoon to late evening. 6+ hours to install the upgrade and fix
> the laptop so it would boot again, was not expected.
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