Windows 10: Which installation method shall i use to evaluate? Solved

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    W10 pro x86 and Vista x86
       09 Aug 2015 #11

    Its been a while

    You have a few options but I would still say that you should back up your C drive (with disk imaging software) and then you can store that image safely on the D drive and return to it if needed. If you have W7 professional then I think that includes a disk imaging utility as standard. If not then there are free alternatives such as AOMEI Backupper or Macrium.
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       09 Aug 2015 #12

    Maybe I'm missing something here but you need to upgrade to qualify for the free Windows 10. You can' do a clean install to a new partition until you have completed the upgrade and activation.
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