Windows 10: Windows 10 Activation

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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       29 Jan 2015 #21

    Doug is right, you just use the iso file to install in a VM, you don`t need a disc.

    Jesse I thought you were going to wait on 10, you`ll see it`s no big deal.
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jan 2015 #22

    It might take a while to download, as my internet is slow at downloading things. But, it's downloading right now.
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jan 2015 #23

    AddRAM said: View Post
    Doug is right, you just use the iso file to install in a VM, you don`t need a disc.

    Jesse I thought you were going to wait on 10, you`ll see it`s no big deal.
    AddRAM, I just didn't want to install it on my hard drive. I felt it would be easier to do it this way, that way it won't hurt my computer. That's why I said I was going to wait on 10.
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jan 2015 #24

    Dude said: View Post
    When you have it, create your own thread, name it Jesse's 10 install. Then Edwin and Bill, as well as myself and anyone else can continue to assist you.
    Okay, sounds great. Just, give it a while to download.
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       29 Jan 2015 #25

    you will see when it asks you what you want to use to install W10, it will give you 2 options, use a dvd or the iso file, just change it to the iso file then you browse to the folder where you have it. (click on the small folder icon to browse to the iso file)

    Don`t forget to customize the VM hardware ( you will see a customize button at the bottom of one of the windows when you create it) change the cpu to 2 cores, and raise the memory to at least 2688 MB.

    Jesse, whenever you burn an OS to a dvd or cd the burning software gives you a speed option, always choose x4 speed.
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jan 2015 #26

    It's done. I made a new thread.
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jan 2015 #27

    That's what its saying. \Downloads\Windows10_TechnicalPreview_x64_EN-US_9926 (1).iso might be incomplete or corrupt.
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jan 2015 #28

    Its saying I need drivers still.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro/Windows Preview 10
       29 Jan 2015 #29

    It didn't ask for the product key.
    I checked and it's Activatied.
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    Win 7 Pro/32, Win 10 Pro/64/32
       30 Jan 2015 #30

    I NEVER install a Beta ver. of any OS on anything but a Clean Hard Drive.....NEVER on a drive with another OS.

    But I'm confused by the premise of this thread, that someone loaded a Beta Test version of Windows 10 and it apparently did not come up "Activated".

    I downloaded the Windows 10, Pro, Technical Preview 32 bit and after the install it came up "Activated".
    So what's with this "I can't get it activated" business? I don't get it !!!

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