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I'm not going to tell you what to do with your computer. Many of you that I have heard from have been very happy with Windows 10 and that's great. I enjoy running it on my newer PCs as well and have enjoyed it for several months without any significant problems. On older machines though, or especially computers that were upgraded from something else, it can cause them to run more slowly and some of the errors that were already on the system before the upgrade got carried over into the new installation. Since Microsoft has become more aggressive in its marketing efforts encouraging everyone to upgrade to Windows 10, even somewhat deceptively by tricking them into upgrading; it just isn't the right move for everyone.
If you have been trying Windows 10 and just aren't happy with it; we can help. Through the end of the year if you are unhappy with Windows 10 and you want your old operating system back (Windows 7, 8, or 8.1) give me a call and I will reinstall the original OS for you. I can usually get this done within 24 hours and it will certainly cost less than most of the other guys. It's your computer so you should get to decide which flavor of Windows you have running.
I was frustrated when I tried to compact virtual hard disks from within Hyper V using the Edit Disk options so I resolved to find a better way to do so without using third party tools. It took me a bit of research to learn how to do this but after reviewing lots of options, I settled on the method below. I like the fact that you don't need to shrink partitions from within the guest operating system and you don't even need to zero out unused disk space as a lot of other guides recommended.
From an elevated command prompt type:
select vdisk file="C:\Hyper-V\sampledisk.vhdx"
attach vdisk readonly
This process reduced the size of my Master Image from 24GB to 15GB and takes seconds. It may sound too good to be true but I would be very happy to hear back from you if it worked for you.