1. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro
       02 Jun 2015 #1

    "Get Windows 10 App" on a Domain PC?


    So my Windows 8.1 Pro computer is joined to a domain and I am not getting the Get Windows 10 app in my system tray. I am a Domain Admin and while it's good this is not showing up for all my users I want to personally reserve my copy of Windows 10. Is there any known way to get the app to work on a domain computer?

    Also - If it does NOT work, will I still be able to download the update file manually on the 29th of July and install?

    Finally, is this an UPGRADE only, or will I be able to install it from scratch? I bought a SSD I have been waiting to install until I get Windows 10 so I can put my OS on it and use my 500GB SATA for data, but I am now thinking perhaps they will only let you upgrade for free?

    Thanks all for your help
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,923
    Windows 10 Pro
       03 Jun 2015 #2

    Does your domain use WSUS?

    The "Reserve your copy" function is only for the Windows Update path for upgrade, which is an upgrade only. You will also be able to get an ISO and install from scratch, but not through Windows Update.
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro
       03 Jun 2015 #3

    Yes I use WSUS but this computer is exempt and gets updates from MS Update direct.

    When I get the ISO and install from scratch is MS going to issue me a new product key for that?
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  4. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 4
    windows 7 ultamate
       05 Jun 2015 #4

    you need to be local admin for accessing the
    Windows 10 App I've had the same problem as you
    but I got to work
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro
       05 Jun 2015 #5

    I tried logging in off the domain with a local admin account the other day and I still didn't see it ...
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  6.    05 Jun 2015 #6

    jdella9 said: View Post
    So my Windows 8.1 Pro computer is joined to a domain and I am not getting the Get Windows 10 app in my system tray. I am a Domain Admin and while it's good this is not showing up for all my users I want to personally reserve my copy of Windows 10. Is there any known way to get the app to work on a domain computer?

    Also - If it does NOT work, will I still be able to download the update file manually on the 29th of July and install?

    Finally, is this an UPGRADE only, or will I be able to install it from scratch? I bought a SSD I have been waiting to install until I get Windows 10 so I can put my OS on it and use my 500GB SATA for data, but I am now thinking perhaps they will only let you upgrade for free?

    Thanks all for your help
    I read something today that said you will be able to. Look in the control panel under Windows Update and try to do an update and you should get a screen where you can reserve your Windows 10 update.
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  7. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 4
    windows 7 ultamate
       05 Jun 2015 #7

    you must completely of your domain
    Right- click on my computer and properties
    change settings
    and then click change and click
    work group you can just write MSHOME
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  8. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro
       05 Jun 2015 #8

    And then I will be able to reserve, then I can re-join the domain?
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  9. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 4
    windows 7 ultamate
       05 Jun 2015 #9

    Yes youe car re-join to the domain after installere Windows 10
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  10. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 4
    windows 7 ultamate
       06 Jun 2015 #10

    jdella9 said: View Post
    I tried logging in off the domain with a local admin account the other day and I still didn't see it ...
    you must run windows update and installe all updates
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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