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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Test Windows 10 Technical Preview Using Windows 8.1 Client Hyper-V


Microsoft has just released Windows Technical Preview download bit. Well, do bear in mind that it is still preview version and tend to have some bug. Without format existing Windows, you can leverage on Windows 8.1 Client Hyper-V to create a virtual machine and test the product.

If you’re interest to test Windows 10 Technical Preview, just go to download the bits from Windows Insider Program (click here).

Here is some screenshot during our test.

Start Menu

  • Combination of Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 start menu.
  • Search is back and part of start menu,
  • Power option (shutdown, restart, log off) is just next to user account.
  • Pin to start & taskbar is still there and will appear on the right side of start menu



Multiple Desktop View (similar like Linux desktop)

Next cool features is we can create multiple task view and run different application on it


Well, that all for our short walkthrough on the product. Do take note that this bits will expire on 15 April 2015. So you got plenty time to play around with this product.

Check it out and let us know how do you like the next version of “Windows 10”. Now we need to put our pen down and continue playing next features such as “Snap Assist, ALT+ Tab, etc. Enjoy your testing.