1. mrruz's Avatar
    Question is in the subject.

    The new tech preview, 9926, is awesome!

    Opinions. Ready. Set. Go!
    01-25-2015 01:39 AM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Microsoft doesn't recommend Technical Preview as the main OS on one's everyday computer. Is it right for me? - Microsoft Windows
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    01-25-2015 01:44 AM
  3. FAHMI BASSEM's Avatar
    I'm going to install it on my XP PC, which hasn't been used for over six months, I won't install it on my VAIO, I won't risk!
    Laura Knotek, mrruz and xandros9 like this.
    01-25-2015 01:48 AM
  4. spch's Avatar
    I'm using it as main os. No problems so far, all drivers and softwares installed perfectly.
    Sekyal and mrruz like this.
    01-25-2015 01:49 AM
  5. anon(5335899)'s Avatar
    They don't recommend using it as main OS, yet are offering it _now_ as an update to anyone running WIN7 or 8.. Kind of double edged..

    ​I get it but it could well come back and bite them in the *ss
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    01-25-2015 04:01 AM
  6. 9112Fisher's Avatar
    I have one question. They said Windows 10 will be free for Windows 7/8 users, but what will happen to users that use Windows 10 TP as main OS?
    Would they be able to upgrade for free to final build from TP?
    01-25-2015 04:40 AM
  7. Richard Culverhouse's Avatar
    No problems here. Been using it at my main OS since the first preview. But you must know that there are risks. I, for example, am not too worried about having to repair the pc and/or reinstall Windows should it all go tits-up.
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    01-25-2015 04:44 AM
  8. taymur's Avatar
    I installed it on my main device, not liking the outcome, not that I didn't know the risk, but I out if experience I don't recommend it.
    01-25-2015 04:58 AM
  9. ChinuKabi's Avatar
    Is there anything like I will not be able to use the technical preview after a certain date. It happened to me with windows 8.1 technical preview. I was not able to use it after 15th February last year.
    01-25-2015 05:02 AM
  10. anon(5335899)'s Avatar
    You were expected to officially update/buy your final release of WIN8. An announcement was made that Insider program members will be able to upgrade to the final release at no cost.
    01-25-2015 05:15 AM
  11. idokamaroq's Avatar
    I have seen quite a few people at my school using it as their main OS, actually. (Not too surprising, I guess, since it's UW and everyone here wants to work either for MSFT or Boeing.) I talked to a guy in one of my classes about it, I think with the first public build, and he said it was fine as far as beta OSs go.
    I will hopefully be installing it Monday night. I just have to get a USB drive in the mail to create my recovery drive and then I'm jumping in. I'm not worried about it, but I have plenty of experience doing my own OS recovery/reinstall/do from scratch stuff. I tried 7 when it was in beta, and again with 8 and have done some sketchy MBR recoveries. My favorite OS recovery was after I managed to accidentally delete a file critical to the GUI and display drivers on 7 :)

    I think that if you know what you're getting into and know how to fix it yourself when it breaks, jump right in. It's called software for a reason. It's soft and malleable. It's easy to do permanent damage to hardware, harder to permanently damage firmware, and just about everything software-wise is reversible if you know what you're doing.
    But if you aren't confident, stay away. It's good to have feedback from as many types of users as possible, but not at the expense of their system.
    01-25-2015 05:21 AM
  12. ChinuKabi's Avatar
    Do should I install the windows 10 technical preview?
    01-25-2015 07:16 AM
  13. aximtreo's Avatar
    Do should I install the windows 10 technical preview?
    If I were you, I would wait a couple more months for further releases. I get the feeling that you will need a more finished product.
    xandros9 likes this.
    01-25-2015 07:45 AM
  14. anon(5335899)'s Avatar
    Do should I install the windows 10 technical preview?
    If you need to ask, probably not.
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    01-25-2015 08:04 AM
  15. CGA111's Avatar
    It's not without bugs, tried hooking up my laptop to the TV yesterday and both displays became a garbled mess. Latest graphics driver installed.
    mrruz likes this.
    01-25-2015 08:13 AM
  16. wasim sallam's Avatar
    Even I'm in the IT department on my company, I'm using win10 TP from the first day.
    of coure there are some problem but i can live with them ;) .
    don't use it as main OS unless you can deal with it.
    Laura Knotek and mrruz like this.
    01-27-2015 03:17 AM

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