View Poll Results: How are you testing Win10? Vers: Machine | media

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  • Insider Pro: Physical machine | Preview build update

    10 31.25%
  • Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO update

    13 40.63%
  • Insider Pro: Virtual machine | Preview build update

    5 15.63%
  • Insider Pro: Virtual machine | ISO update

    5 15.63%
  • TN Enterprise: Physical machine | Preview build update

    2 6.25%
  • TN Enterprise: Physical machine | ISO update

    0 0%
  • TN Enterprise: Virtual machine | Preview build update

    0 0%
  • TN Enterprise: Virtual machine | ISO update

    0 0%
Multiple Choice Poll.
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  1.    25 Jan 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    How are you testing Win10?


    I will plan on installing the January release three ways
    1. Insider Pro: Virtual machine | Preview build update - Hyper-V guest machine a Win8.1 host
      This will go on the VM I have been using to test the previous builds.

    2. Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO - single boot
      This will go on a Dell prepped for sale, but I'll use it for a test machine until a buyer surfaces.

    3. Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO - boot from VHD on my Win8.1 machine
      I tried boot from VHD a few different ways before, but have not been successful. It's straight forward, so I must have fat fingered something - user error!
      Kari pointed me to a few tutorials - maybe they'll make the difference.

    I thought there needed to be decent granularity in the poll selections, but the forum limits the poll choices to ten. Here are the poll selections I envisioned before I knew about the poll limitation.

    Insider Pro: Physical machine | Preview build update - single boot
    Insider Pro: Physical machine | Preview build update - dual boot
    Insider Pro: Physical machine | Preview build update - boot from VHD
    Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO - single boot
    Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO - dual boot
    Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO - boot from VHD
    Insider Pro: Virtual machine | Preview build update - Hyper-V
    Insider Pro: Virtual machine | Preview build update - VMware
    Insider Pro: Virtual machine | Preview build update - Oracle
    Insider Pro: Virtual machine | ISO - Hyper-V
    Insider Pro: Virtual machine | ISO - VMware
    Insider Pro: Virtual machine | ISO - Oracle

    TN Enterprise: Physical machine | Preview build update - single boot
    TN Enterprise: Physical machine | Preview build update - dual boot
    TN Enterprise: Physical machine | Preview build update - boot from VHD
    TN Enterprise: Physical machine | ISO - single boot
    TN Enterprise: Physical machine | ISO - dual boot
    TN Enterprise: Physical machine | ISO - boot from VHD
    TN Enterprise: Virtual machine | Preview build update - Hyper-V
    TN Enterprise: Virtual machine | Preview build update - VMware
    TN Enterprise: Virtual machine | Preview build update - Oracle
    TN Enterprise: Virtual machine | ISO - Hyper-V
    TN Enterprise: Virtual machine | ISO - VMware
    TN Enterprise: Virtual machine | ISO - Oracle
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  2.    25 Jan 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Standish, Lancashire
    Posts : 5,907
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Just everyday use as my sole OS.
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  3.    25 Jan 2015 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 3,459
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64

    Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO - dual boot
    -------------------------------------
    this one for me ,duel boot on a 120gig SSD first partition ,win8.1 on second partition
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  4.    25 Jan 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
    Just everyday use as my sole OS.
    Same here, I tried the VM method for about 20 minutes when the first build came out but I ditched that effort and I did a clean install so I could dual boot my PC.

    Just running on metal.
    Jeff
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  5.    25 Jan 2015 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
    Thread Starter

    I was going to add other [________] to the poll, but can't find the place to edit the poll questions. I'm sure members will figure it out and provide more information in a post.

    At least I figured out how to make multiple poll selections possible

    Unfortunately, I neglected to pick Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO update in my own poll - sheesh!
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  6.    25 Jan 2015 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Vasa Finland
    Posts : 39
    Windows 10

    Insider Pro: Physical machine | Preview build update on a old rig
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    25 Jan 2015 #7
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Canada
    Posts : 819
    Windows 10 Home/10 Pro x 3/Windows 10 Insider Preview ?

    Chose Insider Pro: Physical machine | ISO update dual booting with Windows 7 on separate drives first unplugging the Win 7 drive during installation of 10 then using the F8 key (for my particular machine) at startup to choose which drive to boot into.
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  8.    25 Jan 2015 #8

    I took Build 9926 as an update. It installed without issues. Today, I just downloaded the ISO and did a clean install, just to see if there were any differences, which at this early stage I don't.

    I had an extra SSD that I installed Win 10 and will probably boot to this most of the time to test out. I haven't installed any apps, they are all on the Win 8.1 side. I haven't decided if I will or not. Some I definitely would not just because I couldn't afford to hose any of my data.
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  9.    25 Jan 2015 #9
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,305
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    Insider Pro/Virtual for now/Clean
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  10.    25 Jan 2015 #10
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Belo Horizonte
    Posts : 713
    Windows 10 Build 14267

    Insider
    Physical
    Clean install of build 9879 x64
    Update to 9926


    My main daily OS...

    Last edited by Vladimir; 26 Jan 2015 at 09:22.
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