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  1.    24 Mar 2015 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Posts : 200
    Windows 10 Pro

    Use Win10 as main OS ??

    I know Microsoft does not recommend using windows 10 as the main OS, but I have to change my mainboard and CPU next weekend, and therefor I want to do a clean install. But do I install Windows 8.1again? Or is it safe to take the chance and use Windows 10 as Main OS allthough there are no viruskillers that works (except Windows Defender).
    As I understand the news about Windows 10 it is more than 3 month away (and maybe even 6 month).

    Anybody here using it as main OS today?
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  2.    24 Mar 2015 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Posts : 805
    10 Pro Preview x64

    Since October, yes, on both my machines. Works fine for me.
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  3.    24 Mar 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 8,700
    Windows 10 Pro

    Same here, since 1st of October on all my rigs.
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  4.    24 Mar 2015 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Cheshire, England
    Posts : 1,444
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Interestingly my plan use the latest Windows 10 build as my main OS, i am going to do this tonight

    I store nothing on my OS Drive (Well applications/programs yes...) but all personal files etc.. are stored on a central NAS box which is backed up to both the cloud and external drive therefore no matter how bad a build/update may be it won't be an issue, i have nothing to lose.

    I have been running 10 in a virtual environment, now time to use it full time!
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  5.    24 Mar 2015 #5
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 95
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit(Build 10122)

    It's a technical preview. Therefore is not recommended for daily usage (as main OS). I wouldn't recommend it for main OS. You can perform a dual boot (Windows 8.1 & Windows 10), that's my current scheme and my recommendation.
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  6.    24 Mar 2015 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 26,722
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    I've been using Win10 as my primary for quite some time and it's working just fine for me at least.
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  7.    24 Mar 2015 #7
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Cheshire, England
    Posts : 1,444
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    As with any Alpha, Beta, Preview etc... release it's never recommended on a live/production environment however it is also a user preference approach based on their personal circumstances / kit / setup.

    My setup means it really doesn't matter how buggy an updated/build may be as there is nothing to loose and realistically i could have Windows 8.1 fully up and running within the hour, well i say within the hour, i can have my exact build of 8.1 back up within 10 mins as i will install 10 on a separate hard disk and have my 8.1 hard disk put away.
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  8.    24 Mar 2015 #8

    Been using it alone on Asus laptop with no major problem.
    I wanted to do a clean install of build 10041 and followed Supersites guide downloading the ESD and converting it to an iso.
    Went so smooth it's scary.

    SuperSite for Windows | Home
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  9.    24 Mar 2015 #9

    My main OS... but sticking to 9926 for the moment...
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  10.    24 Mar 2015 #10
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,228
    win 10 Insider

    Main OS since October. Perfectly happy with the decision, but made sure I could go back if needed. Not worried about that now, though.
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