1.    20 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    win7 and ubuntu

    Should I download win10 and burn an iso to DVD?


    I did that with 8.1 pro and successfully restored a broken install, booted dvd and repaired the pc.

    Then I upgraded to windows 10 using the media tool and it is working fine.
    But I do not have an iso of win10 burnt to a dvd.

    Will I need a win10 dvd?
    Should I do this now before the free upgrade grace period ends in a year?
    What is best way to do this, do you have a link?
    I also did download a win10 iso, but not sure what to do with it, outside of the media tool, can I just use software to burn that iso to dvd?

    What do you think?
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  2.    20 Aug 2015 #2
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    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro

    You can use the Media Creation Tool to create either a boot USB stick or a bootable DVD: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softw...load/windows10
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  3.    20 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Quote Originally Posted by sdowney717 View Post
    I did that with 8.1 pro and successfully restored a broken install, booted dvd and repaired the pc.

    Then I upgraded to windows 10 using the media tool and it is working fine.
    But I do not have an iso of win10 burnt to a dvd.

    Will I need a win10 dvd?
    Should I do this now before the free upgrade grace period ends in a year?
    What is best way to do this, do you have a link?
    I also did download a win10 iso, but not sure what to do with it, outside of the media tool, can I just use software to burn that iso to dvd?

    What do you think?
    Just go ahead & do it. Can't do any harm to have an installation DVD for Windows 10!
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  4.    20 Aug 2015 #4
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    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by sdowney717 View Post

    I also did download a win10 iso, but not sure what to do with it, outside of the media tool, can I just use software to burn that iso to dvd?

    What do you think?
    Yes you can burn this to DVD with any burning software.
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  5.    20 Aug 2015 #5
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    Thread Starter

    Since win 10 is activated, having the DVD install, I could do a clean install if say the drive crashed and it needed another hard drive.
    Or lets say the MB fried, could I then do a clean install of win10 on another PC using the 8.1 key I used to install 8.1 pro, and MS would activate the new PC?
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  6.    20 Aug 2015 #6
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    Ok, downloaded in Ubuntu and burning. To do this is easy, just write click the file to see burn option.

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