Officially, the Windows 10 TP (Technical Preview) has just arrived, and for those who are willing to try it on their Windows PC – you can now make it yourself be just following our precious step-by-step tutorial. It’s an usual system of distributing pre-release software and one’s available to everyone right off the bat. Actually, there’s a Developer Preview followed by Consumer Preview and where the general users getting in on the act right after the initial announcement is basically unheard of.
With the courtesy of Windows Insider Program, anyone meeting the basic system requirements is permitted to test the Windows 10 Technical Preview on their PC. Windows 10 ultimately be Microsoft’s single platform for developing apps across all devices, from Smartphones and tablets as well. And to make things nice and easy, we’ve got a short, concise tutorial on how to get started.
Basically, the Technical Preview is nothing but a smooth, refined end-user release and notably, there are technically still got bugs and issues in almost every corner. Codenamed as Windows Threshold, Windows 10 will come with customizable live tiles in the new Start menu, which will look familiar to Windows 7.
Features provide new options for re-sizing windows, multiple desktops, and a convitient “task view” to switch between them. The resizable tiles will let users a quick view of notifications from desired applications, such as details regarding new emails, Facebook Messages, weather forecast updates and et al.
Windows 10 is still in its early stages of development and is expected to ship in mid 2015. While the Technical Preview webpage on Microsoft’s site, there will be lots of updates and changes over the next 6-8 months, and you don’t to be a PC expert to download and install Windows 10 at its current duration. You’ll only need to be component and familiar with ISO files, formating, backing up data, and trouble shooting.
Caution: According to the Microsoft, anybody looking to use the Windows 10 Technical Preview should not install it on a daily runner. You’re also advised to retain from installing the TP, and if you don’t have a spare machine around, then simply skip the installation and wait for the final release next year.
Windows 10 System Requirements:
Compatible machine needs with at least 1GHz processor, 1GB RAM (x86) 32-bit or 2 gigs on a 64-bit PC, and not less than 16GB of storage space. First and foremost, need a DirectX 9 or above graphics device, and Internet connection and a Microsoft account. Essentially, if you’re running Windows 8.1, then you can easily update to Windows Technical Preview throuigh Software Updates.
How To Download and Install Windows 10:
Once checked and backed up all the formalities, now get started with.
Step 1: Head over to insider.windows.com and click on ‘Join now’ to sign up.
Step 2: Once signed up, you’ll now need to click on the link to the ISO specific to your setup.
Step 3: Downloaded the ISO file, now, transfer it to a USB flash drive. Alternative way, you can also burn the ISO to a DVD using ISO burner and using any burning program. Best part here is burn Windows 10 via USB! You’ll need a app like Microsoft’s Windows USB/DVD Download Tool to burn the ISO file to an USB drive.
Step 4: With your USB thumb drive connected or your DVD now in the drive and loaded, boot up your PC from this installation media, and just follow the on-screen instructions to install it fairly.
You will now be running Windows 10 Technical Preview, and able to drive straight into some of the new features that Microsoft showcased just yesterday. Give the new OS a try and share your early impressions below.
Download Windows 10 Technical Preview [Official Download Links]