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).

Virgil


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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