1. Moiz Mian's Avatar
    I know in the past, technical previews has always required a complete recovery to get to the final release. Does anyone know if this Technical Preview will be the same? Since I plan to install this on my daily driver (SP3) my main concern is just that I don't want to lose any data. Bugs aren't a big deal, it's just a hassle to manually copy data after a recovery if you don't have to.

    Second question: How easy is it to do a recovery to 8.1 in case there is some serious issue that requires me to roll back? I'm not locked out of 8.1 am I?
    01-25-2015 02:15 AM
  2. xandros9's Avatar
    1. I've heard that the Preview will transition to the final release, but no "smoking-gun it-will-happen" kind of guarantee yet, from what I've seen.

    2. I believe, that as long as the recovery is intact, whether on the device or on a drive, it should be all you need.
    If you want something like an easy Ctrl+Z to your pre-10 state, then making an image backup of your Surface with a tool like Reflect might be the ticket.
    02-06-2015 07:18 PM
  3. anon(5335899)'s Avatar
    As a fallback, doing a recovery image from within windows should be fine..
    02-07-2015 05:00 AM

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