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  1.    03 Oct 2014 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Stephanie View Post
    I used the ISO (64bit) burnt to DVD, changed boot order to install and installed to a new 250GB HDD, setup was about 15 mins and the dual boot works great, Windows 10 installed fine and Windows 7 has not been affected and runs as normal
    Same here but I used USB Drive to install and am dual booting with no problems. I partitioned my SSD Drive and allowed 40GB for Win 10. No problems so far...doesn't look all that different from "8". I installed "Classic Shell" and it works the same.
    Last edited by odatkid; 03 Oct 2014 at 11:05. Reason: More Info
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  2.    03 Oct 2014 #12
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    North West Indianapolis, Indiana
    Posts : 450
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit and VM

    Joan, VM Ware Player download link

    Download VMware Player 6.0.3 - FileHippo.com

    Macrium free link

    Download Macrium Reflect 5.3.7149 - FileHippo.com

    File Hippo is a safe site and does not try to scam you.
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  3.    03 Oct 2014 #13
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Chicago, IL, USA
    Posts : 968
    Windows 10 Pro

    I'd like to ask a recommendation on dual booting Win7/Win10. I'm asking because I haven't done a dual boot set up since the WinXP previews.

    I have Win7 Ultimate currently installed. Should I do as Stephanie and commit a whole drive to a Win10 install, or is it possible to install it as just another directory on the primary drive (Crucial M500 480Gb SSD)? I believe there is enough room on the primary drive to carve out a second partition to put the Win10 on.

    I know, bit of a noobish question for a guy that's been doing support for 20 years. :-)
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  4.    03 Oct 2014 #14
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    UK
    Posts : 18,303
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Joan Archer View Post
    Thanks Jeff, this would be something I'd be doing over the weekend so just need to gather everything I need beforehand.
    I used the VMware Player also to set it up, running no issues

    Sorry if you already know this, but these are the settings I used, followed the tutorial on eightfoums, it's for setting up 8 but same settings work for 10
    VMware Player - Install Windows 8
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  5.    03 Oct 2014 #15
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,382
    W10 Pro, W10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by Joan Archer View Post
    What VM do most of you use, I'd have to install to a VM on this Notebook as I can't make another partition. Plus I'd like to give Macrium a try, is the free version Macrium Reflect ?
    I can confirm that Macrium Reflect free works just fine on W10. I restored an image to another SSD this morning and had no problems.
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  6.    03 Oct 2014 #16
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    New Orleans Northshore
    Posts : 208
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1

    Quote Originally Posted by LittleJay View Post
    I can confirm that Macrium Reflect free works just fine on W10. I restored an image to another SSD this morning and had no problems.
    And this was a UEFI GPT 64 bit version of windows 10 ??
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  7.    03 Oct 2014 #17
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Houston
    Posts : 1,683
    3-Win-7Prox64 1-Win-10Prox64

    This is still warm
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...ndows-8-a.html

    I replaced win-8 but still on dual boot,
    I hope you made win-7 your default os Stephy to possibly avoid future issue in win-10
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  8.    03 Oct 2014 #18
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,382
    W10 Pro, W10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by Clintlgm View Post
    And this was a UEFI GPT 64 bit version of windows 10 ??
    No. W10 TP 64 bit version installed on SSD formated Basic NTFS.
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  9.    04 Oct 2014 #19
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 1,465
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 15063 Multiprocessor Free

    Quote Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
    Joan the link below will take you to the VMWare downloads page, VMWare Player is the very bottom product.

    Link.

    This one is for MalwareBytes.

    Link.

    Note   Note
    Make sure you uncheck the 'Enable Free Trial' box when installing MalwareBytes.


    Thanks for the links, don't need the Malwarebytes one as I have the Pro Family version of that program.

    Quote Originally Posted by Indianatone View Post
    Joan, VM Ware Player download link

    Download VMware Player 6.0.3 - FileHippo.com

    Macrium free link

    Download Macrium Reflect 5.3.7149 - FileHippo.com

    File Hippo is a safe site and does not try to scam you.
    Thanks for the links, hopefully sort something out over the weekend.

    Quote Originally Posted by LittleJay View Post
    I can confirm that Macrium Reflect free works just fine on W10. I restored an image to another SSD this morning and had no problems.
    Thanks for the info, I've heard so much about Macrium I wanted to try it, I already have Acronis 2014 and also use the built in backup software but wanted to see how Macrium worked before I committed to playing with 10.
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  10.    04 Oct 2014 #20
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    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
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    Quote Originally Posted by paulsalter View Post
    I used the VMware Player also to set it up, running no issues

    Sorry if you already know this, but these are the settings I used, followed the tutorial on eightfoums, it's for setting up 8 but same settings work for 10
    VMware Player - Install Windows 8
    Oops sorry Paul missed this post in the reply above but thanks for the link I'll have a look at it later.
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