Should I install Windows 10 or not?

Discus and support Should I install Windows 10 or not? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I literally copied a Windows ISO to my usb stick and I'm not sure if I'll break my laptop. Please help me decide. I want to install but but I'm too... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by thetechguy, May 20, 2015.

  1. thetechguy Win User

    Should I install Windows 10 or not?


    I literally copied a Windows ISO to my usb stick and I'm not sure if I'll break my laptop. Please help me decide. I want to install but but I'm too scared as well! *DohI also use ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    :)
     
    thetechguy, May 20, 2015
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  2. Andre Da Costa Win User
    Andre Da Costa, May 20, 2015
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  3. Sanra789 Win User
    Can I install Windows 10 directly or should I install windows 8.1 and then upgrade to 10 because my key was provided dor Windows 8.1 ?

    Thank You sumit !!!
     
    Sanra789, May 20, 2015
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  4. labeeman Win User

    Should I install Windows 10 or not?

    labeeman, May 20, 2015
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  5. Ztruker Win User
    Create an image backup of your current hard drive, all of it, to an external USB attached hard drive.

    Once you have that you can play with Windows 10 since it will be easy to recover if things go bad or you don't like it.
     
    Ztruker, May 21, 2015
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  6. GEWB Win User
    No, do NOT install it IF the laptop is you primary/only system.

    REMEMBER THIS: Windows 10 is in BETA and EVERY build breaks something for someone.

    Wait until Win 10 SP1 is released.

    Regards,
     
  7. pcunite Win User
    I want you to install 10 so you can tell me how it went!
     
    pcunite, May 21, 2015
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  8. Wynona Win User

    Should I install Windows 10 or not?

    Read a few more threads and you should find out how it went for a whole bunch of us. *Smile
     
    Wynona, May 21, 2015
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  9. pcunite Win User
    Yes, I'm browsing right now. Thanks for this site.
     
    pcunite, May 21, 2015
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  10. Vladimir Win User
    Windows 10 works "fairly" for most of us, but if you're not experienced in such things you may have a big headache.

    *Smile
     
    Vladimir, May 21, 2015
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  11. thetechguy Win User
    I will erase my USB stick and use LiLi to burn the iso. And when it expires, I'll install Ubuntu again, then I will need to be away from my laptop so i can not be startled. *Eek!
     
    thetechguy, May 21, 2015
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  12. fracking4oil Win User
    What about a duel boot?
     
    fracking4oil, May 21, 2015
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  13. Slartybart Win User

    Should I install Windows 10 or not?

    Yep, a dual boot or a Virtual machine is advised

    I tried to find a tutortial (I know a few exist), but wasn't successful.

    Try searching the tutorial section here on TenFoprums and over on EightForums.com (these should work just as well on Win10)

    The tuts are Windows centric, but there is plenty of good information that can be used.
    VMplayer (the free version) works in Linux - I think you have to look in the lower right hand corner of the web site to find the free player version.

    whs is one member who knows the ins and outs - if you get stuck, search his tutorials.
     
    Slartybart, May 21, 2015
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  14. Rocky Win User
    I'm running a dual boot with Linux Mint and Windows 10. It seems to work fine when it wants to.
     
    Rocky, May 21, 2015
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  15. Slartybart Win User
    Sounds as though you are the best person to help thetechguy. You've already done this.
     
    Slartybart, May 21, 2015
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