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    Does Windows 10 come in a Flash Drive version?   (6 Answers)

    By Anonymous August 16, 2015.

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      Hello there, Yes, Windows 10 Home is install via flash drive and included with this purchase. We hope this was helpful to you.

      By MicrosoftOutreachTeam August 18, 2015.

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    I have a PC with windows vista. Am I able to install windows 10 to it? If so, how do I go about doing it and not damage my PC?   (4 Answers)

    By Natt August 30, 2015.

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      Hello there, If you want to install Windows 10 on your PC, here’s what it takes. Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC. RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit. Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS. Graphics card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver. Display: 800x600. Installing it will not damage your PC. We hope this was helpful to you.

      By MicrosoftOutreachTeam August 31, 2015.

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    How many disks in this box software?   (5 Answers)

    does this have 32 and 64 bit versions of windows 10 home in this box software? And is this OEM or full install? Thank You

    By DrWhoFanTx August 13, 2015.

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      Hello there, Yes, Windows 10 Home includes a single license • 32 & 64-bits on USB 3.0. We hope this was helpful to you.

      By MicrosoftOutreachTeam August 17, 2015.

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    Is this a FULL INSTALL version?   (5 Answers)

    I want to format my drive and do a clean full install of Win 10.

    By Larry Freeman August 22, 2015.

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      Yes this is a full install version I bought it a couple months ago and have not regretted the decision

      By imweisest October 4, 2015.

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      32-bit Vista Install   (6 Answers)

      Can I install on a 32-bit Vista computer Also is this a download or is there a disc included

      By Karen September 7, 2015.

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        Yes, I installed Windows 10 on a Dell Inspiron 1545 (from 2009) running Windows Vista HP 32 Bit. You get a USB thumb drive (with both 32 and 64 bit) which you boot up on - choose 32 bit Windows 10. You have to change the boot sequence option to boot on the USB drive (check your manual). It does not come on a disc. You will lose ALL data and programs, so backup and store data in cloud accounts, run Belarc Advisor to snapshot your hardware and software and save the report in the cloud too. Make sure you have your other program install files elsewhere, NOT on the Vista machine.

        By JimG September 30, 2015.

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        Is this a FULL INSTALL disc ???   (5 Answers)

        I want to wipe my drive and do a full/clean install. Can I do that from this disc? I DO NOT want to do it thru an online download.

        By Starrider8888 August 19, 2015.

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          Clean install? Been there, done that, love it. The media sold to me by Best Buy is a USB thumb drive, not a disc. Both 32 and 64 bit versions are included and it is a full install. A single caveat here is your target PC must be able to boot from a USB port. Most newer machines will do this, but you should access the machine's BIOS and verify this is a boot option, if you are unsure. OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) versions I have looked at are either 32 or 64 bit, but not both. While slightly cheaper, I believe the license for an OEM version specifically prohibits re-installation on another (different) PC should the original PC fail beyond reasonable repair or you replaced it for whatever reason. As I recall from reading Microsoft's Windows 10 literature, you will not have a DVD player when the installation is completed. My understanding that would only occur if you were upgrading from 7 or 8, in which case the old player might be "saved". The "work-around" recommendation is to download the free program VLC, which, IMHO, is a much better alternative to Window's Media Player, primarily because of its versatility, regardless of the OS you have. Apologies for the wordy reply but I believe one needs to know what those hard-earned dollars are getting you.

          By DoktorDee September 16, 2015.

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          Retail or OEM? Very important that you answer before we buy.   (5 Answers)

          By SGE August 10, 2015.

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            Simple answer? Retail. Both 32 and 64 bit versions are on a USB thumb drive. If you are making a clean install, your PC must be able to boot from a USB port. Sorry I can't give you first-hand information about an upgrade. I have a Vista machine on the bench to be upgraded, but I need to save and migrate data to a safe place (i.e., external drive) before I proceed, in case the upgrade fails.

            By DoktorDee September 16, 2015.

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            Is it compatible with an Apple Mac pro   (5 Answers)

            By Anonymous September 4, 2015.

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              Hello there, You install Windows 10 Home on your Mac Pro using Boot Camp. We hope this was helpful to you.

              By MicrosoftOutreachTeam September 8, 2015.

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            Will my microsoft office be eliminate by windows 10   (3 Answers)

            Excel, power point, Microsoft office word and other that are support by windows 7 will be support by windows 10?

            By windowsdummy August 13, 2015.

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              Hello there, Upgrading to Windows 10 should not eliminate Office from you PC. Office 2007 or higher are compatible with Windows 10. We hope this was helpful to you.

              By MicrosoftOutreachTeam August 15, 2015.

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            Perpetual license?   (5 Answers)

            Is it a perpetual license or limited time like Office 365?

            By Anonymous August 26, 2015.

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              This product does not expire.

              By CommunityAnswer August 27, 2015.

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