Windows 10 Technical Preview Installation
An operating System is ready in its beta phase for testing purpose. Microsoft giving IT professional an early taste of its upcoming Operating system in the Market WINDOWS 10 .
IT professional had rejected windows 8 after they missed the start Button. Microsoft has always learnt from past and created a new future in today’s world. Lets walk through the new Operating system WINDOWS 10 Step by step Installation procedure.
Installation , Are you kidding? Yes, most of the thinks Windows installation is a Kid’s game. You will agree to it once you will go through the entire Windows 10 installation . You can try it on your old machine or test machine or even on to your Virtual Environment [Hyper-V , ESXi , Virtual Box ] . It really works everywhere and will not cause any difference in your experience.
Dont forget to install Integration Services/ VMware Tool /VBoxGuest Addition if using Virtualized environment.
You can download the installer from the following link : Download Windows 10 Technical Preview
The basic requirement to get things moving are mentioned below however I am pretty sure you people have higher configuration :-
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Free hard disk space: 16 GB
Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
A Microsoft account and Internet access.
If you don't have Internet access and Microsoft account still you can create a local account and review the Operating system, however for downloading you need to have hotmail , live or outlook account.
Windows 10 Step-By-Step Installation
Once you have downloaded and created a DVD for installation on Physical machine or Attached ISO to the virtual machine. Power on the machine and screen will appear as
After sometime Windows 10 Setup will start with asking about Language, Time ,Currency and Keyboard Layout.
And thereafter Install Now
It will take sometime in starting the setup
Windows 10 License Terms
Thereafter installer will ask for the either to upgrade your existing Operating System or Go for a new install. Since its still in testing phase ,putting it on production is really silly. So opted for Custom however you can also opt for Upgrade as you will get option to rollback at later stage if you don’t like or want the previous Operating System back.
Now you will get an option where you want to install either you can give entire disk or can create a partition for installing OS.
On clicking Next setup will start
And a Reboot
On its first boot Windows will gather information about the device
Now you can either customize the look and feel or you can choose Express setting to opt for pre-configured look of the OS.
Create an account [* its a local account ]
Last but not the least Finalizing the setting
Operating system say’s “Hi”
And you are done with installation.
Enjoy using Windows 10 and don’t forget to give your feedback to Microsoft as it will let them design more robust and secure Operating system with user friendly apps and feature.
Yet more to come regarding basic feature , usage , troubleshooting and performance. Till then install and play with the new operating System.
Don’t forget Technical Preview expires on April 15, 2015