Second Release of Windows 10 Technical Preview Available

The second Windows 10 Technical Preview is available…open the Charms bar by hitting Windows + C on your current preview build . Click on Settings , Change PC Settings, Update and Recovery, Preview Builds and Download Now

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upgradeGet ReadyappyingFew more thingssetting upappsUpdatedSlow

Do NOT install this on a production computer.  As you can see above, we installed this on a VM to test the Technical Preview.   You should always select slow on upgrading your previews.   Windows 10 Technical Preview so far has been excellent!

Create a temporary drive map with PushD

Create a temporary drive map with PushD.   PushD allows a temporary drive map that can be used in a script to copy, delete or modify files or folders.   When using PushD, the drive mapping will start at Z drive.  You must have permission to use the folder of course.

PUSHD

The example above uses the itmanager folder that is shared in a computer named server.

2 PushD Change

Use PopD to disconnect

3 PopD

Windows Store not working – Windows Store has X on applications

Here’s a quick fix for the Windows 8/Windows 8.1 store.  After experiencing an X on some of the applications and having errors running applications, Mickey found this fix that will fix the windows store.  He originally noticed this after upgrading Windows.

Open a CMD prompt as an Administrator

Next type the following -

powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml

Hit Enter

Next type the following-

start “” “ms-windows-store:”

Hit Enter

Source :

http://blogs.technet.com/b/ouc1too/archive/2013/10/19/windows-app-store-doesn-t-load-after-8-1-upgrade.aspx

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Windows 10 Technical Preview: Install As A Dual Boot Configuration OR Install In A Virtual Box

TCAT Shelbyville IT Department:

We featured Wiindows 10 Technical Preview in VMWare, this excellent review shows a dual boot configuration / VirtualBox. Another excellent way to test Microsoft’s future operating system. We again will feature this in our classroom. Thanks Rick

Originally posted on What's On My PC:

If you are looking for a method to “test and try” the Windows 10 Technical Preview and you do not have a test PC available; I found detailed instructions, from two very reputable sources, for two common install options. Even though these options are commonly used, it always the general-rule-of-thumb to have backups of your personal files and your hard drive readily available in the event trouble arises.

OPTION #1 (provided by the How To Geek):  How to Dual-Boot Windows 10 with Windows 7 or 8 – You probably shouldn’t install Windows 10 on your primary PC. But, if you are going to, you should at least install it in a dual-boot configuration. You can then reboot to switch between your installed versions of Windows. Be sure you have backups of your important files before doing this. You shouldn’t lose your files if you follow this process, but a mistake…

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