Should I Update or Upgrade my TI Home 9, Build 2337?

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  1. ablatt

    ablatt Registered Member

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    I am running TI Home version 9, Build 2337. In general, it is working for me.

    Should I update to Build 3854? Does it provide anything in terms of reliability or features I don't have now? Or should I go right to to version 10?

    If I do update/upgrade, can I do it in-place, or should I remove the current Build first? If I should uninstall first, can I do it in Control Panel Add/Remove or do I need to run a manual uninstall utility or make registry edits?

    Sorry for all the questions. Appreciate the feedback.
     
  2. davmail

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    I bought version 10,but it wont install on my PC,no help from Acronis, and it seems that it is a quite common problem,be warned!!!It might not work.:eek:
     
  3. seekforever

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    If it is working and does all you want then I doubt if TI10 will offer you much. It has some features like Backup Locations, Outlook backup which doesn't work, Program settings backup for some common MS programs. None of it appealed to my way of working.

    You should at least download the latest build since you are entitled to it and the latest builds do support direct DVD writing which your version doesn't. Also, the TI engine was changed after your build so you aren't running the latest engine which may be more reliable - I don't really know. One thing to be aware of is that some users of TI9 consider the 3677 build to be better than the 3854 build so I would download them both. You can access them both by clicking on the "Full History of Changes" link and then using the download link in the window that opens.
     
  4. Phenny

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    for now i would go for the latest build of TI 9; i suggest backing up your
    current version(system) though, as i noticed a lot back and forth when
    going through different build versions, you might happen to want to revert:
    one build doesn't work from reboot, the next one does;
    one build restores my system in 5 minutes in boot-mode, the next takes 20,
    then a version and 5 builds later it's fast again, two builds later it's slow
    again...lol
    (i should have documented those jumps precisely, hehe)
    (think i should start a thread about that matter)

    anyway, going from 9 to 10 you need to uninstall previous versions;
    updating build to build will go automatically with the installer - this
    always worked flawlessly.
    I think we'll have to swap to 10 at some point in the future though,
    as it kinda is the latest build(update) to TI 9, and i think 9 will not be
    updated anymore (mabe you'll see that last new build at some point,
    but that would be about it then).
    Seeing how Acronis rushes through version numbers, that's imo not a
    reason to hasten the upgrade to 10 yet.
    (the new features are neglectible, made only to attract the masses ;) )
     
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    Personally, if you haven't bought a new computer which has new hardware requiring new hardware support, there's not much reason to update at all.

    What problems have you had with 2337? If it hasn't locked up or done odd things, then what would greater reliability mean?

    If you do decide to upgrade to one of the last two builds of TI 9, make an image of your system before you do so. That way you can get back exactly to where you are in case you don't have good results with the later build.

    When you buy a new computer with Vista, upgrade to TI 10 or 11 or... because TI 9 won't run under Vista.
     
  7. ablatt

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    Thanks everybody for the erudite responses.
     
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