If you are getting ready to upgrade to Windows 10, it is very important that you uninstall your antivirus. It will save you much pain and suffering and annoyance. You will also want to uninstall Malwarebytes’ Antimalware. Once Windows 10 has installed, you will want to reinstall both antivirus and antimalware, but leaving them installed during the process will cause unnecessary problems.
If you are planning to upgrade to Windows 10, or if you just realize you need a full backup of your computer, here is how to accomplish that, with a system image. The best time to create an image is when the system is freshly cleaned, and has your necessary (and desired) programs installed and everything is working properly. An image file, when restored, will put your computer into exactly
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