This is the first in series of different ways you can start with the Windows 10 Technical Preview. In this instance I am upgrading Windows 8.1 with update 1. And to be honest, installing 10 (right now anyway) is virtually the same as 8. Here are some screenshots of my journey:
I started by installing Windows 10 from a DVD -- yeah I know...a DVD.
Agree to the EULA
The installation process begins"
Decide what to keep. By the way, I just did a straight upgrade, and all of my apps and desktop programs came through fine, as well as my data.
The install begins:
It took a while and I wasn't in the room the entire time, I know my laptop restarted at least once...maybe more. Go with Express setup, and then you start seeing messages like the one below:
Now you're ready to start exploring what is new in Windows 10!
thoughts or comments?