Windows 10: What is best install option for the following
What is best install option for the following
I have a PC with W7 business pro and want to upgrade to W10 version. I am not sure of the best way to do so. In this process I also want to add a SSD my system. At this time my PC has one HD with a C and D partitons; the OS is on the C partition.
My question is should I just proceed to upgrade to my current C drive and then clone to the new SSD drive after the drive is installed
If the new SSD is installed am I given a choice by the W10 install program to what drive I want to install the W!0 ie new SSD
Does it really not make any difference.
Opinion: If I had made the factory restore discs for Win7 I would use them to install Win7 on the SSD with no other drive installed, update any drivers necessary. Then I'd Upgrade to Win10 and finally plug in the HDD as a second drive. Some folks have done the Upgrade then done a clean install later.
I would get the genuineticket.xml file from the Windows 7 on the hard drive:
Clean Install Windows 10 Directly without having to Upgrade First - Windows 10 Forums
Then disconnect the hard drive and install the SSD. Do a clean install of Windows 10 on the SSD and use the genuineticket.xml file to activate it. Then connect the old hard drive as the secondary storage drive.
Thanks for your reply and suggestion. I decided to try your clean install and encountered this problem.
I went to Windows and downloaded and installed Media Creation Tool. No problem with either but when I ran the program it showed
a space to select what edition of Windows 10 I wanted to install.
I have Windows 7 professional installed with a license number but the media creation tool only gave me the option of Windows 10.
Windows 10 includes both Home and Pro versions. When you start the install, select "I don't have a product key" and the next choice will be if you want to install Home or Pro.
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Its a little hard to see (sorry), but this is what im dealing with. When i go to advanced options, everything is gray.
Anyone know how to fix this?
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After my Win 10 install attempt, I was intrigued to find I had the options of booting to
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