1.    31 Jan 2017 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 270
    Windows 10 Build 1703

    Installing W 10 on a Win 8.1 computer


    I missed the chance to upgrade this computer during the free upgrade offer but did do on two other computers. I would like to do so now.

    How do I go about that. Do I need to download the iso? If I burn it to a DVD will it boot to the DVD to do the install or do I have something in addition to do the install?

    Will really appreciate a step by step explanation of the process.

    Thank you.
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  2.    31 Jan 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,410
    Windows 10 Pro

    Download the ISO file:
    Windows 10 ISO Download

    (I prefer option 1 above)

    Right click on the ISO file, select Mount.
    Run setup.exe in the virtual DVD drive letter that opens.

    Then you can either delete the ISO file or make a bootable USB flash drive or a DVD from the ISO file for future use.
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  3.    01 Feb 2017 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 270
    Windows 10 Build 1703
    Thread Starter

    Thank you very much NavyLCDR.
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  4.    02 Feb 2017 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 2,101
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    I hope it activates since the free update offer period is over. However, some people report the free upgrade still works. There are threads on the forum about using the assistive technologies upgrade route if you think you can justify that route.
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