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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    England
    Posts : 9,824
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       04 Oct 2014 #21

    Indianatone said: View Post
    I am going to do what you have done Stephanie. I have installed it 4 times so far. 3 times on Virtual machines. One 32,64 and a 64 bit Enterprise with Windows to Go. The first install I upgraded Windows 7 Ultimate and it went without a hitch on a real, older PC. I have a spare 149gb partition on this machine and with so few issues I am confident this will work as a main OS just fine. I can honestly remember M$ releasing buggy software than this in the past as retail.
    Hi Indianatone I used the ISO booted from DVD and Win 10 installed perfect to a blank HDD, at each start up or restart you get the choice of OS to use
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  2. Joined : Aug 2014
    Posts : 122
    Windows 10 Home
       04 Oct 2014 #22

    Stephanie said: View Post
    Hi Indianatone I used the ISO booted from DVD and Win 10 installed perfect to a blank HDD, at each start up or restart you get the choice of OS to use
    I'm sure this is a stupid question but was this an internal or external HDD? Is it possible to install Win 10 to an external HDD? Seems too simple so I am sure I am completely wrong.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 679
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       06 Oct 2014 #23

    Doubtful
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,289
    Win 10 Pro x64
       06 Oct 2014 #24

    bru said: View Post
    I'm sure this is a stupid question but was this an internal or external HDD? Is it possible to install Win 10 to an external HDD? Seems too simple so I am sure I am completely wrong.

    My external HDD works. But that's because it is connected via SATA cable. USB external harddrive will not work.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    England
    Posts : 9,824
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       06 Oct 2014 #25

    bru said: View Post
    I'm sure this is a stupid question but was this an internal or external HDD? Is it possible to install Win 10 to an external HDD? Seems too simple so I am sure I am completely wrong.
    Hi bru the HDD is internal WD 250GB SATA, I installed it a few days before Win 10 TP was released
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Nothern Ohio
    Posts : 446
    Windows 7/64 Professional
       07 Oct 2014 #26

    I did it the way Stephanie did to a internal hooked SSD.

    1. Disconnected other drives except DVD player and a clean SSD.
    2. Installed DVD with W-10 ISO 6.4.9814
    3. Installed W-10 without any problems on the clean SSD and it was quick.
    4. Hooked back up other SSD's
    5. Now when booting I get a choice to boot W-7 or W-10.

    Now I can go into File Explorer/Windows Explorer and see both W-7 and W-10 and tinker of course.

    One thing this allowed me to do was when in W-7 I could use the Intel Tool Box and choose the SSD with W-10 installed and Optimize. The Intel Tool Box will not Optimize the SSD when I'm in W-10.

    Hope this is some help to somebody.
    Last edited by Layback Bear; 07 Oct 2014 at 14:24.
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Michigan USA
    Posts : 193
    Windows 10 64-bit Home
       31 Oct 2014 #27

    Hi everyone!

    This is my first try at dual boot with windows 7 Home Premium & Windows 10. I followed the instructions 6. To Create Bootable UEFI USB Flash Drive for Installing Windows 10 with UEFIbut my PC wouldn't recognize & boot from it. I'm in the process of reformatting the USB using 7. To Create Bootable USB Flash Drive for Installing Windows 1uck this time. Will post back in a few. Wish me luck!
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Michigan USA
    Posts : 193
    Windows 10 64-bit Home
       31 Oct 2014 #28

    GARoss said: View Post
    Hi everyone!

    This is my first try at dual boot with windows 7 Home Premium & Windows 10. I followed the instructions 6. To Create Bootable UEFI USB Flash Drive for Installing Windows 10 with UEFIbut my PC wouldn't recognize & boot from it. I'm in the process of reformatting the USB using 7. To Create Bootable USB Flash Drive for Installing Windows 1uck this time. Will post back in a few. Wish me luck!
    Nope! Don't get it??? Will try Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool next.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 679
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       31 Oct 2014 #29

    I use this, but I don`t do UEFI, always Legacy.

    Works perfectly, every time.

    WiNToBootic bootable usb drive windows vista/7/8 - Bootable USB | Bootable USB
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  10. Joined : Oct 2014
    Michigan USA
    Posts : 193
    Windows 10 64-bit Home
       31 Oct 2014 #30

    AddRAM said: View Post
    I use this, but I don`t do UEFI, always Legacy.

    Works perfectly, every time.

    WiNToBootic bootable usb drive windows vista/7/8 - Bootable USB | Bootable USB
    Thanks AddRAM. Too late. I'm in the process of burning DVD. Neither of the Rufus methods or Win 7 USB?DVD worked for USB boot. If DVD boot doesn't work I'll try your suggestion.
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