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  1. Joined : Jun 2015
    MD
    Posts : 412
    10 Pro
       27 Jul 2015 #1

    steps to install Win 10


    Could you please direct me to the post or thread that details the steps to obtain Win 10.
    There is a lot of confusion about the process in the web.
    I am told now to:
    Find an assistant to run on my pc
    upgrade to Win 10 from 8.1
    then locate an iso to burn to dvd with no need for a key as it is validated when I first install it.

    Please either correct this or direct me to the appropriate post as Icannot find a current, accurate one.
    Thank you
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    MD
    Posts : 412
    10 Pro
       27 Jul 2015 #3

    I have you in my favorites and thank you for your information. I am surprised we will use the technical preview iso to do this but it is what it is.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 839
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro
       27 Jul 2015 #4

    I am surprised we will use the technical preview iso to do this but it is what it is.
    That's only because the Preview is the only version of Win10 currently available. After the 29th, the Released version will become available and, if you then to an upgrade from Win8.1 to Win10, you will get that version, not a Preview version.
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  5. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 4,317
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       27 Jul 2015 #5

    Why do you think you will use the Technical Preview?
    The last release was build 10240 which appears to be the one that will be sent out on the 29th, but it is not a TP releaase. There is no watermark and it does fully activate.
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  6. Joined : Jun 2015
    MD
    Posts : 412
    10 Pro
       27 Jul 2015 #6

    I read all of the directions in post # 2 which used the terms Win 10 pro insider preview. It exists in the blue directions as you are given directions to install -it is the second link in post #2
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails preview.png  
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 839
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro
       27 Jul 2015 #7

    Build 10124 was still an Insider build. Some claim that was the actual RTM build -- which could very well be true since (1) it no longer has a watermark, and (2) it does not appear to have an expiration date.

    ... but ...

    We really don't know for sure whether or not that is the same build that's going to be released on the 29th. IF it is, then we already have the released version.
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  8. Joined : Mar 2015
    New Mexico
    Posts : 990
    Windows 10 Pro,
       27 Jul 2015 #8

    Mark Phelps said: View Post
    Build 10124 was still an Insider build. Some claim that was the actual RTM build -- which could very well be true since (1) it no longer has a watermark, and (2) it does not appear to have an expiration date.

    ... but ...

    We really don't know for sure whether or not that is the same build that's going to be released on the 29th. IF it is, then we already have the released version.

    Do you mean 10240?
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 839
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro
       27 Jul 2015 #9

    Rocky said: View Post
    Do you mean 10240?
    Yes -- typo on my part. Sorry!
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  10. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 4,317
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       27 Jul 2015 #10

    maranna said: View Post
    I read all of the directions in post # 2 which used the terms Win 10 pro insider preview. It exists in the blue directions as you are given directions to install -it is the second link in post #2
    Ah, I see. That tutorial was written for the TP/IP, not released version of 10. Needs to be updated I think.
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