Windows 10: There are 2 different websites for downloading windows 10!

  1.    30 Jul 2015 #1

    2 different websites for downloading windows 10! Media Tool OR ISO.

    We all know by now the following link:
    Some people claim to be able to download the iso files directly while others will only see the option to download the media creation tool. Here is why:

    • If you are running a none-windows machine (e.g. OSX or Linux or Android/iOS) then you are good to go and can directly download the iso files (which are 2in1 files, meaning you can install Pro and Home from one single iso which has a size of ~4GB)
    • If you are running a windows machine right now then opening will only show you the option to download the media creation tool. Which is smart (from microsoft) but not necessarily what everybody wants. So in order to get the same option as the first group to download the iso file directly you need to install an extension for your webbrowser (firefox/chrome).

    After installing just select a none-windows version of your browser (e.g. Linux/Mac) and refresh/open the website. You now should see a difference.

    Further notice: After downloading the ISO you can mount it by double clicking (on windows 8) and then run the setup.exe file in order to start the upgrade process. Windows 7 needs an external program in order to mount iso files.
    Happy Downloading!
    Last edited by tumas04; 31 Jul 2015 at 01:30.
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       30 Jul 2015 #2

    I just tried this and these are the only versions I see:

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    Pro is not available.
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  3.    31 Jul 2015 #3

    Thats because those iso files are "2in1" meaning if you would download the "Windows 10" file it will allow you to install either Pro or Home. E.g. during a clean install after the EULA-agreement you can choose between Pro and Home.
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  4.    31 Jul 2015 #4

    This explains why I keep seeing a different page on my PC and my tablet. I'm not going mad after all!
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