Deal DetailsLast Edited by BigLou18 July 28, 2015 at 06:59 PM
Microsoft's main page if people are having an issue with the other link. The video is buffering a lot. http://www.microsoft.c
om/en-us/wi...ows-10-faq has answers to the following, among others:
- Can I reinstall Windows 10 on my computer after upgrading?
- Will Windows Media Center be available in Windows 10?
Windows 10 Official Download Tool
- After non-clean install, you can THEN do clean reintall.
- See Wiki of Windows 10 Official Download Tool thread above.
If you have Windows 7/8 Pro
- You will get Windows 10 Pro (http://www.microsoft.c
om/en-us/wi...ifications, click on "Upgrade Editions")
- You still get Remote Desktop, Client Hyper-V (http://www.microsoft.c
om/en-us/Wi...ss/Compare, click on "Business Experience", "Expand All")
If you want to try win 10 with a clean install and not touch your current win 7/8 install you can temporarily activate a clean install win 10 for six months:
Original announcement on official Windows Blog
Quote :Today was a monumental day for us on the Windows team because we shared our desire to redefine the relationship we have with you – our customers. We announced that a free upgrade for Windows 10 will be made available to customers running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1 who upgrade in the first year after launch.*
This is more than a one-time upgrade: once a Windows device is upgraded to Windows 10, we will continue to keep it current for the supported lifetime of the device – at no cost.
In case people wondered what the * was-
*Hardware and software requirements apply. No additional charge. Feature availability may vary by device. Some editions excluded. More details at http://www.windows.com.
"Terry Myerson just announced on stage that, for the first year after Windows 10 launches, any device running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows Phone 8.1 will be able to upgrade to the latest version of MIcrosoft's OS — for free. How exactly this program will work isn't clear just yet — it'll certainly be subject to some hardware requirements, particularly for older machines running Windows 7. But a simplified upgrade path will likely do a lot to help Windows 10 adoption — rather than dealing with a number of different versions of Windows and different upgrade costs, most consumers will simply take this free update and enjoy running Microsoft's latest."
"Beyond this, Myerson shared Microsoft's vision for Windows as a service, not just an operating system. A big part of that is Microsoft's new commitment to keep devices consistently updated throughout the "supported lifetime for the device." It sounds like that means those upgrading from Microsoft's older versions of Windows will consistently receive updates to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Myerson noted that this will let developer "target every single Windows device" when they build apps — anything that makes it easier for developers to reach more users will certainly be appreciated by both the developer community as well as end users."
WINDOWS 10 WILL NOT BE SUBSCRIPTION BASED.
Free Upgrade Offer
Great news! We will offer a free upgrade to Windows 10 for qualified new or existing Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices that upgrade in the first year!* And even better: once a qualified Windows device is upgraded to Windows 10, we will continue to keep it up to date for the supported lifetime of the device, keeping it more secure, and introducing new features and functionality over time – for no additional charge. Sign up with your email today, and we will send you more information about Windows 10 and the upgrade offer in the coming months.
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