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Windows 7: Installing the free Windows 10 to a VM?

15 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Installing the free Windows 10 to a VM?

When the free Windows 10 gets here (reserved a copy), can I install it to a VM or will it have to be installed in place of my Windows 7 install, or dual boot and have both? I'm not getting rid of 7 any time soon.

I'm looking at installing the technical preview to a VM but haven't had the time.

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16 Jul 2015   #2

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

Theoretically, the free Windows 10 license is an Upgrade only, and cannot be used to clean-install.
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16 Jul 2015   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Thanks NoelDP.
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