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  1.    27 Jul 2015 #171
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    System requirements

    If you want to upgrade to Windows 10 on your PC or tablet, here’s what it takes.

    • Latest OS: Make sure you are running the latest version either Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 Update.
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  2.    27 Jul 2015 #172
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,160
    W10 Insider + Linux

    Finally received answer on my long standing query:
    Title: Windows 10 upgrade and insider program

    Reply
    I have been in Insider program from beginning and used W10 TP on one SSD with dual boot to 8.1 on another SSD. I intend to stay in Insider program on that first disk but also to upgrade 8.1 to W10 final.
    Is it possible or will I have to relinquish Insider Program ?
    Yes, you can keep both and maintain your status in the Windows Insider Preview Program.
    In other words, will I be able to stay as insider on one disk AND upgrade to W10 on other disk on same desktop computer in dual BOOT ?
    Yes, you can.
    I have used same MS account for both.

    No problem doing that.
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  3.    27 Jul 2015 #173
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Sankt-Peterburg
    Posts : 19
    windows 7/10

    used W10 TP on one SSD with dual boot to 8.1 on another SSD.
    W10 Prof and W8.1 Home (Single Language), multiboot. What in this case?
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  4.    27 Jul 2015 #174
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
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    W10 Insider + Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by weertt View Post
    W10 Prof and W8.1 Home (Single Language), multiboot. What in this case?
    Each one stays as it is now apparently. Keep 10 Pro as insider and when you upgrade 8.1 you'll get Home version of W10 on that disk.
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  5.    27 Jul 2015 #175
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Sankt-Peterburg
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    windows 7/10

    Thanks.


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  6.    27 Jul 2015 #176
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,142
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Where was it said that "! (the others require using the ISO to upgrade, but its still free)" can upgrade... I have only seen, from Microsoft, you MUST have Win7SP1 & Win8.1U to upgrade, nothing about "except if you use an ISO"?
    Read the very first post in this thread. Here's the chart (again, been posted tons of times in different threads) Notice how it shows which upgrades use Windows update, and which use the ISO.

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  7.    27 Jul 2015 #177
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    Posts : 1,552
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit

    I can confirm the upgrading works for non-insiders that use build 10240 at least it does for me, not sure if it will work for others.
    Last edited by groze; 27 Jul 2015 at 19:41.
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  8.    27 Jul 2015 #178
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 17,129
    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Finally received answer on my long standing query:
    Title: Windows 10 upgrade and insider program

    Reply
    I have been in Insider program from beginning and used W10 TP on one SSD with dual boot to 8.1 on another SSD. I intend to stay in Insider program on that first disk but also to upgrade 8.1 to W10 final.
    Is it possible or will I have to relinquish Insider Program ?
    Yes, you can keep both and maintain your status in the Windows Insider Preview Program.
    In other words, will I be able to stay as insider on one disk AND upgrade to W10 on other disk on same desktop computer in dual BOOT ?
    Yes, you can.
    I have used same MS account for both.

    No problem doing that.
    Yay! Thank you, Count!
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  9.    27 Jul 2015 #179
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
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    Thanks for reminding me, I forgot about that chart. Microsoft is posting the GWX path the most so the other paths just fall into the back ground forgotten I guess
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  10.    29 Jul 2015 #180
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 120
    Windows 8

    I have a W10 release iso and USB. Should I use these to update my insider copy or will I eventually get a normal windows update?
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