Free Windows 10 Upgrade for All Windows 7/8 Computers

Free Windows 10 upgrade is being offered to all Windows 7 and Windows 8 users as Microsoft gets ready to push sales of the upcoming new Windows 10 software. It is expected that the new Windows 10 release will happen on July 29, 2015.

Windows 10 boasts of a new design while maintaining the most appreciated features of Windows 8 and Windows 7 which users loved like the expanded Start bar and pinned apps. It aims to work across all different screen sizes and promises to be the best version of Windows version yet. It also comes with a brand new web browser called Microsoft Edge,  which takes reading web pages and sharing information to new levels. Cortana is the best virtual digital assistant you can get.

So should you delay buying a new windows 8 computer? Whenever a major software upgrade is expected, users often delay purchase of new computers to get the latest version (or else you will need to pay for paid upgrades). With the assurance of free upgrades, users can relax and buy Windows 8 computers and they will auto-update when Windows 1

Wider Windows 10 usage  version will help them to concentrate and maintain the latest most secure and fastest version of Windows as most users will switch to the latest version. It will also help  them to reduce cost for maintaining security and bugs for previous versions. And as the older software cycle winds out, its best to have lesser older versions worldwide.

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Windows 10 Upgrade Offer will happen only on Windows 7 and Windows 8 devices, which have upgraded to the latest software version of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1. If you have enabled Windows Update, your software would already gave updated to the latest version automatically. More information is available on how your installed software will work and will depend on their update and support for Windows 10.

Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic and Home Premium will upgrade to Windows 10 Home. Windows 7 Pro and Ultimate will upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. Windows Phone 8.1 will upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile; Windows 8.1 will upgrade to Windows 10 Home; and Windows 8.1 Pro will upgrade to Window 10 Pro. Upgrade will not happen on Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise, and Windows RT/RT 8.1.

Is Windows 10 upgrade really free? Yes. It is a full version, not a trial or limited use version. Windows 10 release will happen on July 29, 2015. The free upgrade option will be available for one year only. Is your computer ready?

Reserve Windows 10 Upgrade

First you need to checkout the Get Windows 10 App. This will place a small Windows icon on the right bottom side. Click on it to reserve. You can cancel the reservation at any time. Even if you do not reserve, it will gradually roll out across the world and devices will start getting notifications.

If you do not see the Get Windows 10 app, it is possibly you are not on the latest version, Windows update is not enabled or there is other functionality issue. If your computer is not compatible, you might not see the icon before launch date.

Want to try out Windows 10 now? You can join the Windows Insider community and try the Windows 10 test versions today.

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About the Author: P Chandra is editor of QOT, one of India's earliest tech bloggers since 2004. A tech enthusiast with expertise in coding, WordPress, web tools, SEO and DIY hacks.