Most users who have Windows 7 installed on the computer, get the new Windows 10 operating system offered for free as an upgrade. From 29.07 the time has come that Microsoft distributes the new Windows 10 upgrade to all who have Windows 10 reserved from the taskbar in Windows 7.
Should you have decided for an update to Windows 10 then we give you here are a few important tips that are needed to be considered before you click the update button. These are as follows:
When updating from Windows 7 to Windows, note the following:
For an upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 the following requirements must fit:
- The Windows Update must be enabled (Control Panel --> System and Security --> Windows Update)
- Internet connection is of course necessary
- Your PC manufacturer should provide the drivers for Windows 10 (All major manufacturer meet this requirement)
If you upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10, it's very difficult to make a downgrade to the old Windows 7 version without formatting the computer. Think about that fact, if you want to install Windows 10 on your computer.
If you you're still not sure if you want to upgrade to Windows 10, then wait a little bit. Because fortunately the free update to Windows 10 is valid for one year from the07/29/2015 to 07/29/2016. You should always wait a month or more because at the beginning usually problems still appear that are fixed later.
Windows 10 is actually free. The reason is that Microsoft want users to migrate to the latest operating system of Windows. So a shutdown of Windows 7 in 2020 makes fewer problems for Microsoft.
Should you have you yet struggled to upgrade to Windows 10 in one year, then the free update possibility turns off and you will then have to pay the regular price. This is likely to be in excess of € 100.