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       10 Oct 2014 #1

    Windows 10 Tech Preview Tips


    I have Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on my Laptop, and 8.1 x64 on our desktop. Any tips on what I should do? I don't have a USB drive or a backup CD. Should I not install it?
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       10 Oct 2014 #2

    I really need help here. Can someone please help me?
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       10 Oct 2014 #3

    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    I have Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on my Laptop, and 8.1 x64 on our desktop. Any tips on what I should do? I don't have a USB drive or a backup CD. Should I not install it?
    If you install it and you do not like it you do not have a way to go back to what you have. You can also install it with a USB memory stick 4 GB or larger. You can also do an in place install but a fast internet connection is desired. Some of our members had several hours downloading the ISO as it is almost 4 GB. But without a backup of your present system I would not install W10.
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       10 Oct 2014 #4

    I think I will like it. It's just so risky. It scares me.
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       10 Oct 2014 #5

    You also cannot install it with a CD it takes a DVD.
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       10 Oct 2014 #6

    Should I install it on the 8.1 desktop, since its the newest? I canceled the installation on my Windows 7 laptop.
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       10 Oct 2014 #7

    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    Should I install it on the 8.1 desktop, since its the newest? I canceled the installation on my Windows 7 laptop.
    Do you have a way to restore the desktop in case the install does not work? If not I would not install W10 as it is beta software. The factory restore partition will not work once you install W10 on the desktop.
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       10 Oct 2014 #8

    I don't have a DVD or USB to reset. But, it has a reset feature.
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       10 Oct 2014 #9

    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    I don't have a DVD or USB to reset. But, it has a reset feature.
    That is what I am trying to tell you it will break that reset feature that is why you need another way to reset it.
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       10 Oct 2014 #10

    I don't really know any other way. What should I do?
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