Why the windows 10 technical preview should not be your main os

     

It"s been only a few days since Microsoft talked about what"s next with Windows 10, and slightly ahead of schedule a br& new release of the Technical Preview has been pushed out. Now that you have had some time to catch your breath và get to lớn grips with what"s new, you may be considering giving it a try yourself – & given the number of new Insider sign ups, there looks to be a lot of you!

We"ve put together a quick how-to lớn below to get you on your way to Windows 10.

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Before you begin

What is a Technical Preview? It means a beta OS, along with an emphasis on testing & feedbaông chồng to Microsoft. The new previews expires on October 1, 2015. Most scenartiện ích ios should have sầu users directly updating from the Technical Preview lớn the final OS in mid-to-late-2015.


Before you charge ahead, there are a few things you will want lớn consider. First and foremost, this is a just pnhận xét, and along with that comes all of its flaws & imperfections, as well as what will surely be tons of updates to follow. For that reason, it probably isn"t a good idea to lớn install Windows 10 on your primary computer.

Computers running Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.0 and Windows 8.1 can all take the Technical Preview. RT devices like the Surface RT và Surface 2 cannot take advantage at this time.

During the installation, you can choose lớn wipe clean your current OS and start new with Windows 10, or just update the OS, keeping all of your files and settings. Most of us have done the latter with no installation problems or hiccups.

The earlier preview weren"t optimized for touchscreen computers, but we"ve now seen a lot more touch-friendly activity unveiled such as Continuum. But that doesn"t mean you"re going lớn have sầu a swell old time all round. Again, this is beta software, things will be broken and just all round janky. Microsoft needs your help making the bugs go away and the finished hàng hóa better than ever.

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And as a final consideration before installing, you should definitely read Microsoft"s Frequently Asked Questions page. It is also highly advised that you create a recovery drive, just in case you want khổng lồ revert baông chồng to lớn your previous operating system. In most cases, including on the Surface Pro 3, installing the Technical Pnhận xét will overwrite the recovery partition with the Windows 10 image, making a system refresh ineffectual should you choose to revert.

Still here?

Well then, it seems you"ve decided lớn take the plunge. In that case, here is what you need to lớn do:

Once you"re in, you will be directed to download the disk image, also known as an ISO file. This is just under 4GB, so make sure you tải về it well before you are ready lớn start the installation.
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Next, you need lớn either burn the ISO image khổng lồ a DVD, extract the files from the image or mount the image as a virtual drive sầu. In Windows 8, you can mount an ISO tệp tin simply by right-clicking và choose Mount. From our experience, it is best to keep the ISO on the C: drive sầu for installation, instead of using a USB device.
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Once ready, just double-clichồng thiết đặt.exe và you are on your wayThe installation wizard will walk you through the necessary steps
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The process of actual installation averages around trăng tròn minutes, depending on the tốc độ of the computer. The OS will install itself, rebooting a few times. Nearly at all times, a progress screen will be present, usually with a percentage indicator to lớn keep you abreast of the process.

Windows 8.1 is smart. Should the Technical PĐánh Giá run inlớn problems during installation, it should rollbaông xã the installation & leave you with your current OS untouched. At this point, you can then try to lớn diagnose what caused the setbaông xã.

Once you"re up & running, be sure report your findings and nói qua your thoughts in our new Windows 10 forums. Those forums are also a great spot to lớn find help on this process should you have sầu any problems.

Do you have sầu any tips or advice to lớn tóm tắt with others on installing the Technical Preview? Comment below & let us know!


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