Installation guide and warnings for Windows 10 Technical Preview

Microsoft has made a strategic move by introducing Windows 10 to reverse all the criticism about its previously released Windows OS version (win 8). The company announced the release of this numerically questionable successor to Windows 8 during an event in San Francisco. Shortly after Microsoft announced Windows 10 and talked about its features, the ‘Windows 10 Technical Preview’ became available for download and also for free. Considering the increasing demands of users on missing Windows features, Microsoft decided to make the preview version available for work, immediately after installing it.

The much-hyped Windows 9 or Threshold got a shocking upgrade, as Microsoft highlights its latest release with a numerically questionable successor. According to the company details, the latest version of Windows includes all the old features in combination with some special features to make the Windows experience better and faster. Furthermore, the company clearly stated that the Technical Preview is just a preview version of what Windows 10 really is. Since the current version is just the download and install version, the full version of Windows 10 with separate editions will go on sale at mid 2015.

What can you get in the Technical Preview package and what are the caveats?

• It will provide a foundation for software that is still under development, so don’t consider it a final version.

• Allows you to share your opinion about it and make a request for difficulties and changes, if necessary

• Users should be prepared for updates or a change in user interface design that may occur over time.

• The initial build will help you understand troubleshooting, backing up data, formatting a hard drive, installing an operating system, or restoring to your previous operating system, if necessary.

• Make sure not to install it on your everyday computer as it may contain some features, performance or process related issues that have not been tested yet.
Microsoft further added that users, who think that BIOS is a new plant-based fuel, should not install Tech Preview on their devices as it may cause some uncertainties. Every Windows operating system requires a system to achieve the minimum requirements, so things are the same even for the Win 10 technical preview:

• A Microsoft account and Internet access

• Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver

• Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster

• RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)

• Free hard disk space: 16 GB

Before upgrading your device to the latest offering from Microsoft, be sure to research what you will and won’t have to reinstall once you switch to Windows 10. Users may get different support, depending on the version of Windows they’re starting from. operative is being updated. Here is the list of some of the common versions of Windows along with details on what needs to be reinstalled:

• Windows RT 8.1 or Windows RT does not support Technical Preview, therefore these users cannot enjoy the benefit of using an earlier version of Windows 10

• Windows Vista users will need to boot from media and perform a clean install to use Tech Preview on their devices.

How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview?

If you have accepted all components and your device meets the minimum system requirements for the preview installation, then you can continue. To install the new Windows operating system on your devices, follow these steps:

1. Sign up for the Windows Insider Program and check the system requirements

2. Now you can click on one of the download links: Windows 10 Technical Preview x86 (2.9 GB), Windows 10 Technical Preview x64 (3.8 GB) – to download the ISO file, from the official Microsoft page .

3. Keep a note of the product key that has been provided to you

4. After the download is complete, copy the ISO file to a DVD or USB flash drive. Plug the USB flash drive into your desired system, where you want Windows 10 Technical Preview to be installed.

5. Double-tap or double-click ‘setup.exe’ from the installation media, and then follow the instructions provided in the wizard.


Since users are familiar with pre-release builds from Microsoft and have used beta versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8, trying out the initial build becomes quite easy. Windows users often say that getting the latest version of Windows months before everyone else has is a blessing, and watching the operating system evolve based on their recommendations is very engaging. Since the beta versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8 were very stable, users expect Windows 10 to be the same. Many users will try to enjoy this preview version as Microsoft offers the full version with discounted upgrade prices to beta testers.

While some will prevent them from doing so as there is no guarantee that users will be able to upgrade to the final version of the beta software. By now, you may have understood that Windows 10 Technical Preview is specially developed for you and why you should try it. So, go ahead and install the Windows 10 beta as it is certainly better than sticking with Windows XP and its third-party security hacks.

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