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  1. Joined : Jul 2014
    Belo Horizonte
    Posts : 710
    Windows 10 Build 14267
       2014-10-05 #10

    I'm a bit late. Downloading now !

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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Central West NSW Australia
    Posts : 413
    7 and 10 on various machines
       2014-10-12 #11

    Hypothetically Shawn instead of mucking around with different drives and virtual machines just to try this out is it possible to just put a new drive into a machine and install the 10 and then if I want to go back to whatever I had on the machine before just replace the drive again. So in essence I would have two activation codes on that board?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,430
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2014-10-12 #12

    Hey John,

    Sure you could do that and swap the drives for which one you would want to boot from, but the activation code for Windows 10 would be stored in Windows 10.

    If that was an OEM computer, then only the original product key would be stored in the UEFI firmware chipset for the original OS.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1
    8
       2014-10-13 #13

    Now this is a very useful guide. Thanks for this tutorial. Would let me think to install it or what.
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  5. Joined : Nov 2013
    Houston
    Posts : 1,394
    Win-7Prox64 Win-8.1Prox64 Win-10Prox64
       2014-10-24 #14

    Well I must be gluten for punishment ie10 dual boot again :/
    Well so far
    You changed states Shawn
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  6. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 729
    win 7 dual boot / 10
       2014-10-24 #15

    ThrashZone said: View Post
    Well I must be gluten for punishment ie10 dual boot again :/
    Well so far
    You changed states Shawn
    Alright "Livin on Tulsa time" good old tune too! Oklahoma is a good old place to be hanging out.
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,430
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2014-10-24 #16

    Yep, the mothership is hovering over Oklahoma now.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 12
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
       2014-10-25 #17

    Brink said: View Post
    Hey John,

    Sure you could do that and swap the drives for which one you would want to boot from, but the activation code for Windows 10 would be stored in Windows 10.


    If that was an OEM computer, then only the original product key would be stored in the UEFI firmware chipset for the original OS.
    How can you install the Win 10 if you don't have a USB flash drive? I have burned the .iso's to a DVD to use to install with. Can it only to be installed using the USB flash drive? Right now all I get when trying to install from the DVD is the blue icon and that is all it does.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,430
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2014-10-25 #18

    When using a DVD, it would be best to install without UEFI.

    You can get a 4 GB USB flash drive pretty cheap (around $5 or so) these days though.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 12
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
       2014-10-25 #19

    Brink said: View Post
    When using a DVD, it would be best to install without UEFI.

    You can get a 4 GB USB flash drive pretty cheap (around $5 or so) these days though.
    Thank you! :-)
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