How to upgrade from windows 7 to windows 10?
Microsoft has rolled out Windows 10 with bundles of new and additional features which were either missing under the previous versions of the Windows. Some of the most amazing features which Windows 10 has offered to the Windows’ users are interactive Start Menu, availability of the Cortana on the desktop, the Xbox App, Project Spartan Browser, Improved multitasking, Continuum and Action Centre etc. To explore all of these and various other features, Windows 7 users are seeking to upgrade to Windows 10 in a convenient manner. So, here we are going to share with you the simple steps to upgrade to your personal computer’s operating system from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Windows 7 users are upgrading to the Windows 10 reason being Microsoft has ended the support program for the Windows 7.
Windows 10 was available totally free of cost for a year after its launch date. However, since it has been more than three years since its launch date so obviously the transition period for the free upgrade has been over. But we are going to share with you another alternative to How to upgrade from windows 7 to windows 10? at free of cost.
To upgrade your Windows 7 to Windows 10 free of cost the very pre-requisite the genuine product which you had used while activating the Windows 7 on your personal computer. You can use that old product key to activate the Windows 10 on your system. Here are the steps, you need to follow to upgrade your Windows 7 to Windows 10.
Visit Microsoft’s official website and get the media creation tool from there. This media creation tool will enable your system to burn DVD or make a USB boot device. Alternatively, you may install over the existing build. Please make sure, before proceeding with the above alternatives, you have taken the complete backup of your system.
The Windows 10 free upgrade program ended on July 29th, 2016 and the Windows 7 users who had downloaded Windows 10 on USB drivers but have not upgraded the device before the deadline are not eligible for the free version of the Windows 10.
In case the above option is not working for you, then the other alternative left with you are buying a valid product key of the Windows 10 from the Microsoft. The legal way to upgrade from the Windows 7 to Windows 10.
There are two versions of the Windows 10:
- Windows 10 Home
- Windows 10 Pro
To upgrade to Windows 10, your pc must have the following minimum configurations:
– 1 GHz processor or faster
– 1 GB RAM (in the case of 32 bit) while 2 GB of RAM (in the case of 64 bit)
– At least free space of 20 GB on your system’s hard disk
– The video card of 800 x 600 screen resolution or higher. DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver
– High-speed internet connection
– Microsoft account for some of the features
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