Windows Installation

Windows 10 installation Step by Step tutorial

Backup data

Before you get started, you should back up your data. You can use windows 7’s or Windows 8's Backup and Restore to create a backup.
you can simply copy your data files over to an external hard disk.
To manually Backup data, copy your files to a network location or to removable media on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003, follow these steps:
Click Start windows icon then click Computer and then double-click the drive where you currently have Windows 7 Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003 installed.
Open the Users folder, and then open the user folder that contains the files that you want to back up.
Copy the necessary folders from the user folder to a network location or to removable media.

Getting started
Download Windows 10

Install from CD-DVD or USB

Insert DVD or CD into CD-DVD-Drive

Booting form CD-DVD

Your PC should boot from CD-DVD
After booting from the DVD, the first thing you encountered is the Loading files with a black background.

After Loading Files, the first thing you encountered is the new light blue Windows 10 logo on a black background.

BIOS Setup

If your PC is not start booting form CD-DVD then Change BIOS setup Pres Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart the Computer Booting time Press F2 , F10 or press Ctrl+Del+Enter to Start BIOS Utility

Then from BIOS setup Utility Select Boot Section, then select for the First Boot CD-DVD drive, thenPress F10 to Save Changes and Exit.

Startup menu

If you are using a Laptop and your Laptop is not start booting from CD-DVD or USB, then Change Startup menu.
For this press ESC key to go Startup menu.

When startup menu appears then select Boot menu or press key [F9]

When Boot menu appears then select DVD, USB or select your own choice.
Then press Enter Key

Booting form CD-DVD or USB

Restart Computer when Boot menu setting completed
After booting from the DVD or USB the first thing you encountered is the new light blue Windows logo on a black background. This image remained on the screen for a few moments while Setup was initializing.

After a few minutes, you'll see the Windows Setup screen and you will specify your language settings before clicking Next. When you do, Setup will perform some more initialization tasks in the background.
The first step in the installation is to specify your language settings. As soon as the initial steps are taken care of, then click the button Next.

After Language Settings, to get started, just click the button Install now.

Once you click the button Install now, you'll see the beginning of the information collection phase of the installation procedure. The first step here is to input the Windows 10 product key or you may skip this then later input the product key.

When you input Windows 10 product key then press button Next

The next step is to acknowledge that you accept the license terms, just click button Accept

When you are prompted to choose which type of installation you want to perform, you'll choose Custom: Install Windows only (advanced).

When you are prompted to choose where you want to install Windows, you'll see a list of any partitions that are currently on your hard disk. On the next screen, click the Drive options (advanced) link.

Create several partitions by clicking the button New.

Create several partitions by clicking the button New and entering a size for each partition.

When you’re happy with your partition sizes, then select the partition you want to install Windows to and click the button Next.

When you click Next, Setup creates the partition, formats it, and then instantly moves into the Installing Windows phase which begins with copying and getting files ready for the installation.

This process will take a while to progress though, so you can sit back and relax a bit.

When this phase of the process is complete, Windows will alert you that it is going to restart in order to continue, you can click the button Restart now Windows will restart after the first part of the process is complete.

Upon restarting you'll see the black screen with the blue Windows logo and see that Setup is getting devices ready,

As soon as that part of the process is complete, Windows will alert you that it is going to restart again,

When the Settings screen appears, you can choose to customize these settings or you can allow Windows to use the express settings. select Use express settings.

On the next screen, you'll choose how you want to sign on to Windows 10. Microsoft really wants you to sign in to Windows 10 with your Microsoft account. But in our example While you can choose to sign in with a local account. Select Skip this step

Create an Account for this PC.
Enter User Name and Password then press Button Next.

After filling the details of your account on the next couple of screens.
Windows 10 will save new documents and pictures to One Drive. If you’re okay with that, just hit Next to continue. Else, you can click the small text that says ‘Save new files only to this PC by default’.

Windows 10 comes with a host of native apps for the Start screen interface that replace and add to the group of applications that used to come with previous versions of Windows. you'll also be asked if you want to set the built-in apps to be the default apps for certain tasks. Simply un-tick the check-boxes for those that you don't want the installer to change.

After filling the details on the next couple of screens, you'll eventually see a screen that changes color as it alerts you the Setup is getting Installing your apps.

Once the apps are installed, you'll see the Start screen, and there you go, you’re finally on Windows 10.