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Windows 7: Windows 10: Prepare 7 for the Technical Preview with official tools!

24 Dec 2014   #11
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

dont know about using a separate drive or not like some of you others are planning on doing. But; if it comes down to it; i may also get a separate like 2 or 3 tb drive to install 10 on so i can leave my 7 install on my current drive un touched.


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24 Dec 2014   #12
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

There ya go my mobo does not support virtualization = no options available
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25 Dec 2014   #13
Stephanie

Win 7 Pro x64, Win 10 Pro x64, Linux Light x86
 
 

Dual booting Windows 7 and Windows 10 works very well
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25 Dec 2014   #14
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
There ya go my mobo does not support virtualization = no options available

Hi there

you can still run VMware player and a 32 bit virtual machine - no problems there. Mobos that don't have the VT feature from Intel (or equivalent from AMD) must almost be MUSEUM pieces by now -- perhaps you can be lucky enough to get someone to give you a nice new one as an Xmas "prezzie".

Cheers
jimbo
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25 Dec 2014   #15
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

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Does your chair recline so you can sleep in front of your computer, too?
Actually, since I got this laptop I usually just leave it by the bed cause I can't sleep at night without music xD
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25 Dec 2014   #16
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Yea vm is not possible unless it's a 32 bit version which I don't like that idea of doing so I plan on covering up 8.1.1... anyway because there's really nothing in 8 I like anyway,
10 is not all that great either but as it's the newest I'll go to it on that ssd anyway and keep 7 till 2020 as my main os and play with 10 and hack it if necessary to get rid of the items I don't like which is most of the start button traits :/

If I have to get a third party theme to get glass back then so be it I'd have to do it for 8 anyway,
Start8 is already used which is not perfect in search but is allot better than 10's is with a yucky Bing default
Looking forward to the Jan. release and a dirt cheap upgrade
Vm is possible with windows 7. I done it with windows 10 32 bit as well as windows 10 64 bit, but I prefer windows 7 and Linux with xfce4 desktop myself. After VM, I tried it for awhile on my actually hard drive, didn't much care for it. I got a little scared when the hard drives starting to fail on people who use windows 10 preview. That turned me off of testing the preview. The possibility of windows 10 being subscription will turn me off.
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