With all hype and hell lots of speculations, Microsoft has decided to jump directly to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1. And guess what? Windows 10 Technical Preview is official released by Microsoft, which is free to download.
Yes, we know that, all of you “Windows lovers” (like us) were waiting for Windows 9 operating system in the series of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 but Microsoft surprised us all at once and sprout out with Windows 10. We have no idea that why Microsoft skip Windows 9, apart from calling is a significant leap over Windows 8, but we after testing Windows 10 for quite some time, we think that it is more advanced and most powerful operating system ever by Microsoft.
There was a confirmed news that Microsoft will release its official Windows 10 Preview Version on October 1st and and sticking to their announcement, Microsoft has officially released Windows 10 Technical Preview, which is available for download for free!
As we all knows that technical preview is not a final version and this is only for testing Windows 10 new features and getting feedback from users to make the final version more stable, so we recommend you must install it as second OS on computer (if you’re planning to get your hands dirty 😀 ), as it may have some bugs.
In case you’re still wondering what you’ll be getting in new Windows 10 Technical Preview, let’s be straightforward!
You will be getting brand new start menu, virtual desktop and many more powerful features with this new Windows 10 Preview Version. And above all … One OS for across all Platform. Isn’t that great?
How to Download Windows 10 Technical Preview?
As for now you must signup with Windows Insider Program using your Microsoft account or Outlook email id, after which, you’ll be good to go for download link of Windows 10 Technical Preview free. The preview version is available for both 32-bit (x86) as well as 64-bit (x64) computer systems.
The size of the download files are 2.9 GB for 32-bit and 3.8 GB for 64-bit respectively.
Windows 10 Technical Preview is only available in 4 languages, i.e., in English (United States), English (United Kingdom), Chinese (Simplified) and Portuguese (Brazil).
Windows 10 Technical Preview Direct Download Link (ISO)
We love our readers, so, you don’t need to run here and there for getting Windows 10 Technical Preview download link. We have listed below direct ISO links to download Windows 10 Technical Preview in all available languages.
English (64-bit) | English (32-bit)
English (United Kingdom) (64-bit) | English (United Kingdom) (32-bit)
Chinese (Simplified) (64-bit) | Chinese (Simplified) (32-bit)
How to Install Windows 10 Technical Preview?
Installing Windows Technical Preview on PC is not a big deal for users who are already familiar with installation of previous operating system like Windows 7 and 8. All the installation process will remain same but for your information you can use download ISO image of Windows 10 Technical Preview to install it on PC using USB Pen Drive.
You can download Windows 7 DVD Tool from Microsoft website and make Windows 10 bootable flash drive and install without burning DVD.
You can use the following key to install Windows 10 Technical Preview:
Basically, if your PC can run Windows 8.1, you’re good to go. If you’re not sure, don’t worry—Windows will check your system to make sure it can install the preview.
- Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
- RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
- Free hard disk space: 16 GB
- Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
- A Microsoft account and Internet access
Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users can upgrade their system with Windows 10 Technical Preview. However, upgrade will be not available for Windows Vista users and they need to make clean installation to test Windows 8 Technical Preview.
Note: Please note that Windows 10 Technical Preview is not life time version and it comes with expiry date which is 15 April 2015. So, keep it mind that this is limited time version and you should not install it for regular use.
Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise:
Microsoft released Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise as well and you can visit here to read more information about this.