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How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview Now

How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview Now


Prior to installation


There are a couple of caveats to keep in mind before doing anything:

  • Backup your data first! Not that you had no excuse not anyway, but make sure to back up your data before upgrading if you have something that can not be recovered. Or even if it does not. Just do a backup.
  • You will not be able to use the recovery partition to downgrade. If you have a recovery partition on the system, which will no longer be able to restore your computer to the Windows version you had before.
  • Recovery will support external Rollback. As is expected, since it has a recovery partition, you need a floppy or USB with Windows 8 (or more) on it to go back to how things were, if you do not like or can not use Windows 10.

Microsoft As mentioned several times, this is a pre-release software and is expected to be very buggy and crash-prone probably. It is not recommended that you install this on your computer at work or anything that needs daily use. We will show you how to install it on a spare PC, or if you do not have one-on VirtualBox.

What you'll need


How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview


This time, Microsoft has created the Windows Insider Program to allow users to test the new itching. You will need to agree on a special status and conditions, which most probably is "do not blame us if it breaks things" in addition to the usual jargon. Besides downloading the update, the Insider Program will be how you provide feedback and get help from the community.

Once you're enrolled in the program, this is what you need:

  • A DVD or USB is large enough to contain a 4GB ISO file.
  • One of the ISO files of Windows 10
  • A spare computer to install it (Microsoft does not recommend using their daily driver), or VirtualBox installed on your main machine.

As soon as you are enrolled in the Insider Program, you will be directed to download one of several ISO files. Currently, there are four supported languages ​​(English, UK English, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese and Brazil), while configurations 32 and 64 bits. Grab the version that suits your needs and let the download do its job. Although you may want to grab a snack, as discharges ranging from 3-4GB depending.

Option One: Install the Technical Preview of Windows on your PC


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Once you have everything you need, follow these steps:

  1. Copy the ISO to a disk or USB drive. You can use a tool like ImgBurn to decompress the content,  even if you are installing on a device that is already running Windows, the operating system must be  able to mount the ISO itself.
  2. Insert the disc or USB drive into the computer you want to install Windows 10.
  3. If you have a previous copy of Windows installed on that machine, start it up and double-click  setup.exe from the installation disc. If you can not boot the PC from the installation disk to start the  installation.
  4. Follow the wizard to install Windows on your machine.

Microsoft wizard will guide you through the rest of the installation process. If you want to do a clean  install, be sure to choose "Hold Nothing" in the wizard.

Option Two: Install Windows Technical Preview in VirtualBox


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If you do not have a spare machine to test the prior art, it is recommended to install it on VirtualBox. That way, you can try it, see what's new, and play without overwriting your main system.
  1. Download and install the latest version of VirtualBox, and star t up.
  2. Click the "New" button in the main window to create a new virtual machine.
  3. Give your operating system a name (like "Windows 10 Technical Preview") and choose from the list windows 8.1 (from VirtualBox does not have a choice of Windows 10 yet).
  4. Follow the wizard to configure your VirtualBox virtual machine. You can read more about configuring VirtualBox here, but the default settings should be fine.
  5. When finished, you should see your new machine on the left sidebar. Click on it and click the Settings button at the top of the VirtualBox window.
  6. Head of Storage in the left sidebar, and next to "IDE Controller", click the Add button CD.
  7. Select "Select Disk" and browse to your downloaded Windows 10 ISO.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Press Start to start the new virtual machine and go through the process of installing Windows.

Remember this is a pre-release software, so install at your own risk! If you are not interested in risking your machine, we will be poring over the new operating system to let you know what other interesting things about Windows 10 has in store for the next two days. Good luck!

How to download and install iOS 8 in your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

How to download and install iOS 8 in your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

The annual cycle iOS update is still rolling. This time, Apple released the eighth version of its operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod.

 iOS 8 will be available as a free download on Wednesday, September 17 the download and update itself is pretty easy, but there are some important things you should consider before downloading iOS 8 Here's a guide to help you through process with zero stress.

The first thing to do is to check if your Apple device is eligible for the upgrade. Apple has announced that iOS devices will gain the following 8 update:

iPhone 4s iPhone 5c iPhone 5s iPod touch with Retina fifth generation iPad 2 iPad display iPad Air iPad mini iPad Mini with Retina display

Some iOS 8 features such as SMS  Continuity will not be available on launch day, indicating that Apple will release an update to iOS 8 more closely when OS X Yosemite spear. Check this report for details on the functions that will be available later.

The next step is possibly the most important in the process - backup. Apple in general has had a great career without major data loss cases reported after the updates, but better safe than sorry. We have previously covered the whole process of making a backup of your iPhone and the steps are very similar to other Apple devices. Here is how to create a backup of your Apple device.

While you can have a backup of your device in iCloud, we recommend using iTunes and the whole process is more reliable, especially if you have irregular connectivity.Plug the device to a PC or Apple Mac. Opens iTunes and click on the iPhone (or iPad or iPod Touch) in the top right, next to iTunes.Under manually backup and restore, click Backup Now to start the backup from your Apple device . This process takes some time, especially if it is the first time that the backup data is performed. Make sure you have plenty of time before you do this. It took a little over 40 minutes to take a backup the first time, although your mileage may vary depending on the storage capacity of your iPhone and the amount of data you have critical data stored.Once default applications were backed up to iTunes, it will ask if you want to transfer purchases. This basically takes a backup of all installed applications on the phone, along with the downloaded data in those applications. To do this you must sign in with your Apple ID.

If you do not have access to a computer, then you can use iCloud backup. Remember that only 5 GB is free and not have to pay Rs. 60 per month for 20 GB of storage in iCloud. But since the actual applications themselves are not backed up with iCloud - only application's data, along with pictures, videos and other information - free storage is usually enough for most.

To start the backup, on your iOS device, go to Settings> iCloud> Storage & Backup.Turn in marking iCloud backup switch. You'll get a warning telling you that your iPhone will not be backed up your computer automatically. Touch okay.Once iCloud Backup, tap Backup Now. This will start the backup of your data to iCloud.

Wait for the backup to finish before proceeding. You should see the backup time Last (which should appear just below backup now) are a recent development, once complete the backup.

Now that your data is safe, we will see how to download and install the iOS 8 update You can update the device, either directly via Wi-Fi or by connecting to a PC or Mac and download the update through iTunes. Downloading directly is easier, so let's try that first.

On your iOS device, make sure you are connected to Wi-Fi (you can download updates over cellular data) and connect it to a power source.Go to Settings> General> Software UpdateOn this screen, you will see a message indicating your software is updated. When iOS 8 is released, the message will tell you that a new version is available. Tap Download and install.now the device will start downloading the update. Once the download is complete, you will see a popup asking if you want to install the update. Click on Install. That's it. When the update is installed, your iPhone will reboot.

If you want to install the update via iTunes, follow these steps.

Download and install iTunes iTunes.In case already, upgrade to the latest version. You can do this by going to the menu bar in iTunes and click Help> Check for updates on a PC or iTunes> Check for Updates from the menu bar in a Mac.Once you have the latest version, connect your iOS device to your computer. In iTunes, select your device from the bar in the top-right.Now click the Summary tab and click Check to download and install iOS Update.To 8, click on Download and update.

Once the installation is complete, follow the on-screen instructions to configure your iOS device 8. You may be promoted to configure the device as new, restore from an iCloud backup or restore from an iTunes backup after reboot - select option 2 or 3 based on the method of backup that you selected above. You may also be asked to re-enter your password or Wi-Fi Apple ID / iCloud or location services, while users of iPhone 5s will be asked to enter your fingerprint again - everything it is normal.

The iOS device will reboot when the update is downloaded. After that, follow these steps.

If the update is successful, a screen with "Update Completed" written in big letters will appear. Hit Continue.Now choose whether to enable location services. We suggest you tap Turn location services to ensure that the anti-theft service Find My iPhone is enabled. You can easily enable this afternoon by going to Settings> Privacy> location.If uses iCloud, your iOS device will now be prompted to enter your Apple ID password. Enter it and click the Next button on the screen of Terms and Conditions top.Apple now display. You can read the whole thing if you want or may need to be mailed Email touching. To continue touch Agree (bottom-right) and select the new agreement pop-up.Now Apple will ask if you want to upgrade to iCloud Drive.

 iCloud Drive lets you store files in the cloud and access them on all your devices. If you want this, tap Upgrade to iCloud Drive. If not, choose now.If uses iCloud keychain, and you want all your passwords on the device, then this step is important. You can choose the security code Use Apple iCloud actually sending an SMS with the code or click Approve from one device to another device (using your Apple ID) to reset passwords. Ignore this, click Restore Passwords.Finally No, Apple will show the welcome screen to iPhone / iPad / iPod. Touch Start to start using your iOS 8 device .

That's it. Now you are ready to enjoy iOS August.

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