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I would like to run the Raspberry Pi 4 module with windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:20 pm

I would like to run the Raspberry Pi 4 module with windows 10 OS. I am unable to find out the right path to download the windows 10 OS for Raspberry Pi4. Please suggest the right path.

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:15 pm

There is no Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi4.
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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:26 pm

suryapra85 wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:20 pm
I would like to run the Raspberry Pi 4 module with windows 10 OS. I am unable to find out the right path to download the windows 10 OS for Raspberry Pi4. Please suggest the right path.

The Raspberry Pi is a Single Board Computer not a module.


What version of Windows 10 Operating System ?


The majority of Window 10 versions require x86 CPU Architecture...

....the Raspberry Pi SBC has ARM CPU Architecture.


There has been attempts to run Windows on ARM10, but questionable legality.


Windows 10 IoT Core which is nothing like Windows Desktop / Server Editions may be offered in the future.


Suggest you write to Microsoft and ask them if they have any plans for an Official Release ?
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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:21 pm

fruitoftheloom wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:26 pm
suryapra85 wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:20 pm
I would like to run the Raspberry Pi 4 module with windows 10 OS. I am unable to find out the right path to download the windows 10 OS for Raspberry Pi4. Please suggest the right path.

The Raspberry Pi is a Single Board Computer not a module.


What version of Windows 10 Operating System ?


The majority of Window 10 versions require x86 CPU Architecture...

....the Raspberry Pi SBC has ARM CPU Architecture.


There has been attempts to run Windows on ARM10, but questionable legality.


Windows 10 IoT Core which is nothing like Windows Desktop / Server Editions may be offered in the future.


Suggest you write to Microsoft and ask them if they have any plans for an Official Release ?
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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:47 pm

jamesh wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:21 pm

What was wrong with

"There is no Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi4."
Nothing, exceot it doesn't help the OP understand why there is no Windows 10, so they may get the impression you are not telling them the truth, after all, Windows 10 runs on computers and the Pi4b is a computer. Those who are new to computers or inexperienced will probably only know of Windows 10 because that's what the computer at the store came with. They aren't going to know why it won't work on a Raspberry Pi.

Consider back to when people were considering clustering Pi3s to get more performance...
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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:49 pm

jamesh wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:21 pm
What was wrong with

"There is no Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi4."
Not nearly verbose enough...

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:57 pm

Imperf3kt wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:47 pm
Consider back to when people were considering clustering Pi3s to get more performance...
What do you mean "back when"? That *still* comes up from time to time. I think the most recent idea that won't work was to use a Pi as an external graphics "card" for a PC.

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:20 pm

jamesh wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:15 pm
There is no Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi4.

To expand on that slightly: there is a version of Windows 10 for the Raspberry Pi 3B and 3B+. Unfortunately this is not Windows 10 as you know it - it is a very limited IoT version that does not have the familiar graphical display. It therefore cannot be used as a "normal" Windows 10 computer.

There is no Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 4B, although Microsoft may in the future add support for the Raspberry Pi 4 to the IoT version of Windows 10.

It is highly unlikely there will ever be a version of Windows 10 proper for the Raspberry Pi. The reason for this is that the only ARM systems that Microsoft have developed Windows 10 for use Qualcomm SoCs that are the fastest you can get (or at least the fastest Qualcomm make). While the Pi 4 SoC is fast, it's not that fast. Also, Microsoft only support specific ARM-based computers - there is no generic support for ARM machines like there is for x86. (x86 being what runs PCs).

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:33 pm

Uhh, guys, what about Windows 10 Woa?
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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:51 pm

was also going to suggest the WoA installer, it works but on the 3 but is really slow, don't know if it will work on the pi4 ?

https://github.com/WOA-Project/WoA-Inst ... spberry.md

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:00 am

First time poster?
Makes me wonder if there is a new batch of spammers or just noobies without a clue about Pi's.

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:31 am

It would be helpful to change the title of this thread, which I suppose was intended as an aspirational goal, but literally it seems a misleading assertion.

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:40 am

I haven't tried running Windows 10 on the RPI computer before, I can imagine the OS running at slideshow speeds with the RPI3 computers the 1gb of ram would be the main problem, the OS uses x86 emulation to run programs not compiled to run on ARM CPU's, if you are running the 4gb model of the RPI4 computer who knows perhaps the OS will be more usable if you are interested in running Windows 10 on the RPI computer here is a link to a guide on installing Windows 10 on the RPI computer:

How to Install Full Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi:
https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/in ... ,5993.html

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:54 am

jbeale wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:31 am
It would be helpful to change the title of this thread, which I suppose was intended as an aspirational goal, but literally it seems a misleading assertion.
I changed the title.

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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:02 am

dickon wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:49 pm
jamesh wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:21 pm
What was wrong with

"There is no Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi4."
Not nearly verbose enough...
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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:05 am

kennyc wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:02 am
dickon wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:49 pm
jamesh wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:21 pm
What was wrong with

"There is no Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi4."
Not nearly verbose enough...
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I was going to go with just "No", which is a perfectly adequate answer to the question.
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Re: Raspberry PI works with Windows 10 OS

Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:55 pm

Botspot wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:33 pm
Uhh, guys, what about Windows 10 Woa?

That's not the work of Microsoft, and it does not result in a usable system when run on the Pi 3. (Or any Pi). It is very much an unofficial "proof of concept" build by people who do not have permission from Microsoft to use Microsoft's software in this way.

Short answer: it is interesting, but not of any use, if what you want to do is run "real" Windows 10 on a Pi and use it like you would use a PC.

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