5.1 Preparing for Microsoft Windows 10 Installation - WD
1 hour 15 minutes
Windows 10 insulation.
Now, the previous episode we reviewed the distinctive features that belonged to Windows 10. Now, in this episode,
we're gonna prepare a computer and really ourselves
for those 10 operating system insulation. Now, this part one,
we're gonna get our own copy of Windows and license it for use
in the objectives of just that. We're gonna learn where to find this install media, how we acquire it, and then how we authorize it.
Thanks for taking this course.
Now Microsoft provides a handy app that's called the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool.
It's available on the Microsoft download site in this design, particularly for license when those 10 users.
this provides insulation for the current edition of the operating system and available version.
Let's go get the tool.
Now, any Web browser will take you to the Windows 10 download page. Note this particular page we have the update and the software download as well.
Now, your machine that has a correctly configured Windows update will download those automatically, so don't worry about him Now. The second button here
refers to Communication tool.
Now, I'm gonna save a copy of this tool in my downloads folder,
and I'm gonna use it and run it. When I'm ready, you construct your browser just to run it straight out.
Now, launch the tool.
After a little bit of processing,
we're gonna get prompted here for a license. We're gonna accept the terms of license,
and we really don't have a choice here, and I have to accept it, right?
And then we'll just continue.
Now, this next prom prepares us for action. We're gonna perform that upgrade launch right here from the tool you notice I selected the create insulation media.
That's our option. And here again, we get prompted to Astra language of the addition of Windows 10. The architecture,
well, unchecked. This option to see this and will display those options. Notice that we have a wide selection of languages.
We're looking for Windows 10 and all the architecture. Now, if you're not sure which architecture you need install, you should just select both. I'm gonna go ahead and accept the configuration
that's based on the machine that I'm running.
We have the option for a flash drive, and I so far I want a nice sofa.
Don't pick a location to store that
and refer to it later.
in creating the media
when it's finished the tool offer us links to either assist us and running the ice. So are going and burning the DVD.
you have Windows 10. Media on disk.
Um, you have the DVD or US be ready and stole. What? Every selected.
the question is,
do you have a license for this window's key? Install the Windows 10 install. Now, if you don't have the key, you're gonna have to purchase one.
So how do I determine if I need to purchase a key?
Well, it's a computer that you want upgrade already licensed for Windows 10. You know, if it's not,
then yeah, you're gonna need to buy a key,
even if you have an OS that was eligible for the free upgrade. Now, that offer ended back in July 36th. And
don't fall for the tricks. You're gonna have to go out and purchase the key.
Now, if you're only performing a reinstall because you had to replace your disk or you know you have a problem with the computer or something, you're fine.
And in addition, if you just happen to have a spare key for the version that you're going to go ahead and use that.
Otherwise, yeah, Again, you have to purchase a license key for the version in addition of Windows
that you wanna upgrade to.
Now there are a number of software stores, online stores, box stores, resellers that will sell you the key.
Here's the Microsoft store,
and we'll use that as an example.
You know, browse to the store like you see here slick windows, and then you have a selection of the additions.
The Windows 10 additions. I should say that you need to purchase will select those here
dim picked key and then fall the shopping cart.
Now the volume License Service center or the V L S C
development Surprise customers to really just need the license. Many copies of software Microsoft software even more than just the Windows 10 operating system.
Now, if you're under volume license agreement Microsoft, you have a number of automated activation options available to you. We won't go into those in this course here,
and I recommend that you contact those individuals in the organization responsible for software licensing and distribution. They can help you acquire those keys or
or help you get your Windows 10 version activated.
Okay, let's check on what we've learned.
you planned upgrade a Windows seven computer to Windows 10 next week,
Microsoft will allow you to reform the upgrade at no cost.
the free upgrade programme ended on July 29 2016.
Computers that weren't upgraded before that date will require a new Windows 10 license
tour. False. The Windows 10 Media creation tool can be configured to create media for any architecture in language that supported by Windows 10.
the tool, the fault of the language and model of the computer that ran on.
But the settings air fully customizable.
Let's review the features we presented on this episode.
Microsoft provides immediate creation tool,
but software that generates current when those 10 install media
for most common consumer editions.
Enterprise customers, Me access to volume Licensing Service Center and Taken there, they can get media for all. When those 10 additions and Enterprise Edition in particular,
use the selections you determined in the planning stages to determine the addition and processor architectures
configure this insulation media for
Remember each copy of Windows 10 requires a license there. No free upgrades.
Thanks for completing this episode.
In the next episode, Will Info when I was 10 on a fully configured Windows seven computer will use the in place upgrade method in order to preserve the applications and user data.