A few days left before the presentation of Windows TH, and Microsoft is gradually unveiling new details. At this time the Corporation has published detailed information on the release. Anyone wishing to try the new OSes should prepare a DVD-ROM (USB-stick) with a free space of 4 GB and be sure to prepare a backup copy of the data.
Windows 10 Technical Preview will be distributed using the ISO-images, and it was on the download pages provides information about the size of future images. And so, the 64-bit version is 4 GB, 32-bit – about 3 GB.
Before installing Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft recommends using ideally a secondary computer dedicated for this purpose and provides guidance on the minimum requirements: 1GHz processor supports PAE, NX and SSE2 with 1GB of RAM (2GB for 64-bit) 16 GB of free disk space (20GB for 64-bit) and a DirectX 9 compatible graphics card with WDDM drivers.
Windows 10 Requirements:
Computers, or virtual machine must meet the following requirements , which is close to what was required for Windows 8 and 8.1:
- A PAE, NX and SSE2-compatible 1 GHz processor or higher
- 1 or 2 GB of RAM depending on the version tested (32 or 64 bit)
- 16 or 20 GB (64-bit) of free disk space
- A DirectX 9 compatible graphics card equipped WDDM drivers
A Microsoft account should also be required to access the download and use the beta. In all cases, less experienced users should exercise caution to avoid accidental loss of data.
It is possible to download the Technical Preview version here: Windows 10 Technical Preview. This is an ISO. The product key is: NKJFK-GPHP7-G8C3J-P6JXR-HQRJR.