Windows 10: Should I install Windows 10 or not?

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  1.    21 May 2015 #1

    Should I install Windows 10 or not?


    I literally copied a Windows ISO to my usb stick and I'm not sure if I'll break my laptop. Please help me decide. I want to install but but I'm too scared as well! I also use ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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       21 May 2015 #2

    Doing a copy to a usb stick will not even boot you need to use something like rufus to copy the files so that the usb stick will be boot able. This tutorial will tell you what need to happen. USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums[1]=General%20Tips
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       21 May 2015 #3

    Create an image backup of your current hard drive, all of it, to an external USB attached hard drive.

    Once you have that you can play with Windows 10 since it will be easy to recover if things go bad or you don't like it.
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  4.    21 May 2015 #4

    No, do NOT install it IF the laptop is you primary/only system.

    REMEMBER THIS: Windows 10 is in BETA and EVERY build breaks something for someone.

    Wait until Win 10 SP1 is released.

    Regards,
    GEWB
    Last edited by GEWB; 29 Jun 2015 at 16:00.
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  5.    21 May 2015 #5

    I want you to install 10 so you can tell me how it went!
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       21 May 2015 #6

    pcunite said: View Post
    I want you to install 10 so you can tell me how it went!
    Read a few more threads and you should find out how it went for a whole bunch of us.
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  7.    21 May 2015 #7

    Wynona said: View Post
    Read a few more threads and you should find out how it went for a whole bunch of us.
    Yes, I'm browsing right now. Thanks for this site.
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    Windows 10 Build 14267
       21 May 2015 #8

    pcunite said: View Post
    I want you to install 10 so you can tell me how it went!
    Windows 10 works "fairly" for most of us, but if you're not experienced in such things you may have a big headache.

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  9.    22 May 2015 #9

    I will erase my USB stick and use LiLi to burn the iso. And when it expires, I'll install Ubuntu again, then I will need to be away from my laptop so i can not be startled. !
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  10.    22 May 2015 #10

    What about a duel boot?
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