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The 3 best laptops ready for Windows 10

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

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Lenovo has pushed its magical Yoga line to the front of the pack with the Yoga Pro 3, a lightweight laptop with a sexy design that brings a back bending 360-degree hinge.
At just 12.7mm thick when shut, the Yoga Pro 3 decemates tablets and undercuts Microsoft’s Surface 3 by a hefty chunk. The outer frame of the screen and laptop underside are shielded by brushed metal that feels premium and strong.
The special skill of the Yoga 3 Pro is that hinge mechanism, which is comprised of more than 800 pieces of steel and aluminium to deliver a laptop-meets-tablet experience.

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How to create a Windows 10 ISO file from your installation

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Microsoft desperately seems to want you to upgrade to Windows 10, and they REALLY want you to use Windows Update to do it.  Honestly, if you have a PC that qualifies for the upgrade, you should do go for it.  However, a lot of people would rather do it the old fashioned way.  Or maybe you’d rather run your Win10 instance in a virtual machine…or even dual boot, for that matter.

Having that installer image available gives you access to some installation and repair options that you don’t have otherwise, such as the option to create bootable media.

Microsoft made it so that after your upgrade is complete, you can create an ISO file from the cached upgrade files. That ISO file can be used to install Windows on any PC, assuming you have the right product key (more on that below).

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