As you already know, Windows 10 was out yesterday. You can download and install windows 10 free if you have original version of windows 7 or windows 8.1.
There are many ways to install Windows 10 in your desktop PC or laptop.
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Method 01 – How to Install Windows 10 on Your Desktop PC or Laptop?
It is not recommend installing Windows 10 as your primary operating system on your desktop PC or laptop because there are some bugs come with OS. This happens usually with first version of any operating system. So we recommend trying second method or third method at first.
- Download the Windows 10 from official Microsoft site. If you have 4GB+ Ram use the 64 bit version. Otherwise use the 32 bit version.
- Use DVD or bootable USB flash drive to install Windows 10.
- Install Windows 10.
Method 02 – How to Dual Boot Windows 10 with Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1?
How to Dual-Boot Windows 10 with Windows 7 or 8: This post is written by Chris Hoffman for How-to geek blog. He has explained how to dual-boot Windows 10 with windows 7 or 8 with screenshots. So you can follow it very easily.
Method 03 – How to install Windows 10 on Virtual Machine?
You can use a virtual machine to run entire operating system within your primary operating system.
There are many virtual machines available.
Virtual Box: Virtual box is the most popular free virtual machine. You can install Virtual box on Windows 7 or Windows 8. It supports Mac and Linux also.
- How to Dual-Boot Windows 10 with Windows 7 or 8: You can use this post to know how to install Windows 10 and how to use virtual machine. Note that they have installed Windows 10 technical preview to write the tutorial. But steps are same for Windows 10 also.
VMware: There are two versions of VMware. They are VMware player and VMware workstation. You can download VMware free and you need to buy VMware workstation.
It is better to install Windows 10 as dual-boot or on virtual machine than install as the primary OS.