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Old 25-03-2015, 19:29   #16
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Re: Free upgrade to Windows 10

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Create a separate partition, boot from install disk and set it to install to new partition. Used to be a bit fiddly pre vista or xp (can't remember which) but all automated nowadays.
Unfortunately not as simple as afterwards it completely Borks the windows8 installation due to the secure boot. Dual boot works fine using windows 7 with the above method
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Old 25-03-2015, 19:31   #17
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Unfortunately not as simple as afterwards it completely Borks the windows8 installation due to the secure boot. Dual boot works fine using windows 7 with the above method

Hope it's not like that with 10.
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Old 25-03-2015, 19:40   #18
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Re: Free upgrade to Windows 10

Its even worse than that since they force motherboard manufactures to produce hardware that is difficult to achieve dual boot as you have to access some setting in the OS to access a certain part of the bios, which is automatically locked. Something like that
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