The Windows 7 support ended in January, meaning Microsoft needs to update to Windows 10 to safely and smoothly manage devices. You can buy Windows 10 at $139 if you want to upgrade from Windows 7 in your PC (*If you don’t have an activated version*). However, you do not have to sell out the cash: Microsoft’s free upgrade deal, which ended in 2016 technically still works for many. This might be a perfect idea to check for yourself due to the current coronavirus pandemic you spend so much time at home…

When it was launched?

In July 2015, when Windows 10 was first launched, Microsoft introduced a special free Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 updates, good to July 2016. In 2017, however, Ed Bott of ZDNet, the CNET sibling, announced the functionality of the free upgrade tool.

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In Nov 2019, I tried to upgrade Dell OptiPlex 9020 to the 2014 Windows 7 Professional desktop. As of May 2020, readers continue to contact me and comment below and say it works for them too.

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Windows 7 users not upgrading to a new version won’t be able to get software patches or improvements from Microsoft or technical assistance for bugs, so that the device is at greater risk of viruses or malware Although Windows 10 users still have a variety of issues over the years, updates continue to be the best way to protect the PC. This step seems to have been taken by more people. Microsoft announced in March that Windows 10 currently has more than one billion active users worldwide.

Steps to download your Windows 10

Here’s how to get Windows 10 for free whether you are already using a registered and compatible copy of Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 Home or Pro: 

  1. Go to the Windows 10 website for installation.
  2. Now click Download Tool and run under Build Windows 10 update software.
  3. Now select update this Computer, because this is the only Computer that you update. (If the updates to another device are done, pick Creating Media to Update a new computer and save files.) 4. Ignore the directions. Obey.
  4. If the upgrade has been done, go to Update & Security Settings > Allowing and see a Windows 10 digital certificate.

If you have Windows 7 or 8 domestic licenses then it’s easy to upgrade to Windows 10 Home. Microsoft Enterprise doesn’t upgrade. This update using the Media CreatiTop 10 New Featureson Method is not intended for the general user but still fits for others.

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You can buy a new PC (or a new one launched after July 2015) with all hardware-upgrades to get the best experience in OS and take advantage of features such as “Hello’s password-less log-in”. You will also be able to access Windows 10 free of charge if you are a student or a university faculty member (search here for app offering from your school).

  1. Go to the Windows 10 website for installation.
  2. Now click Download Tool and run under Build Windows 10 update software.
  3. Now select Update this Computer, because this is the only Computer that you update. (If the updates to another device are done, pick Creating Media to Update a new computer and save files.) 4. Ignore the directions. Obey.
  4. If the upgrade has been done, go to Update & Security Settings > Allowing and see a Windows 10 digital certificate.

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