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Official Windows 10 Technical Preview Thread

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  1. Aruffell

    Aruffell The Don eTeknix Staff Forum Admin

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    With a few friends raving on about this, I thought I'd create a thread for everything Windows 10 related. Firstly, you can find out more about it here.

    You can join up to the Insider Program here.

    Download the ISO here once you are signed up to the Insider Program.

    Has anyone tried this out yet? I will when I get a spare minute to breathe.
     
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    I thought about dropping in the preview, but with the release date of "late 2015", I'm not so sure I want to get all hyped up with the improvements to have to wait about a year to get the real thing.
     
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    A lot of people are saying it's amazing and what Windows 8 should have been etc... and it just got its first update so seems to be the hot topic at the moment. I just don't have the time at the moment :(
     
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    I was just going to install it and run it on my day to day lappy, maybe I will when the work load is done this month. At least set it up for a dual boot and see what shakes. I too have heard nothing but good things about it so far.
     
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    Tried it for a day or two, but decided to uninstall it again - was getting random program crashes (MPC-HC particularly) and ASUS AI Suite not working properly - probably because drivers/software are not optimized for W10 yet.. it looked great though, and the new start menu is really preferable to the Metro style, and I think I like it more than the old W7 start menu :p
     
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    Did you unistall it before the update came out? That may have fixed some issues, though I haven't looked into what the update contained as of yet.

    Andy
     
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    Yes unfortunately - I wasn't aware there was a giant update in the making, oh well - I'll just try again some time later on, maybe after they release a new version on ISO :)
     
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    Is the ISO not updated with it slipstreamed in yet? Check the date.
     
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    I'm probably going to wait for it to get a bit more stable before i try it.
     
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    Ok time for me to say a few words, Win 10 preview build 9860 running pretty darn good on my main rig as (wait for the response ), i use it as an everyday os.
    All in all it works well i have had no crashes,only some compatability issues with things like cpuz,speccy all my games work without issue,there are great features like work folders,found in control panel
    i do like the start menu with tiles,(as does my wife )
    One prob for me is getting my wd live tv box to see the pc as in win 8 some do and some dont but i can stream from the pc to the wd,so it knows the pc is there
    other than that yes win 10 is a good step toward being a great os
     
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    Finally got some time to play around with all this new-ness! Only had it on since last night, and played around most of the day with it. Not only am I impressed with how much of my system was ready to go out of the box as far as drivers and whatnot, considering how old this test laptop is, I only had to get the SD card reader and some parser driver... I did need video as well, but it arrived in the first windows update.

    Even like the fact that it takes on aging software and windows 8 drivers for just about everything. I also found MSE does not work with this yet, Avast caused all sorts of havok, but I did see an article where 360 Total Security is fully functional aside from its sandbox mode. As an AV it does like to show you a lot of things set up on auto notification, but it will also tell you when windows has updates for you as well.

    My only real complaint is that using the search bar in start for things is much easier than actually trying to hunt them out old school style. Still miss the simplicity of the W7 start menu options.
     
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    MSE won't work like in 8.1. It's called Defender and is built in ;)
     
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    I saw and read about Defender, realized it is built in, but when has "built in" ever been enough.....lol
     
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    Haha, no pleasing some people :D
     
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    Internet is a dirty whore, always good to double up before entry!
     
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    Sounds wrong on so many levels
     
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    Was sort of intended;)
    Too far?
     
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    Maybe just a little :D
     
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    Yup, I liked it too. But it's not that simple as Win 7 or 8
     

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