How to Get Your Copy of Windows 10, It’s a Simple Free Upgrade
Microsoft has scheduled release of Windows 10 operating system for 29 July on new laptops, PCs and tablets. It has also announced free upgrade for all existing users of previous versions, Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, of its OS.
Windows 10 is being anticipated as an overhaul, promising better performance and excellent additional features, on all the old OS versions from Redmond.
With that said, it won’t be surprising to see many people desperate to get Windows 10 on 29 July. However, we will tell you in the subsequent paragraphs how you can reserve Windows 10 for your device. Meaning, by following the guidelines, you can set your device to automatically download the consumer release build.
How to reserve Windows 10 for your device
This is simple. Just look for the notification icon in the lower-right corner of display screen of your device. If you can’t locate the said icon, then you can click on small Windows icon that will prompt the pop up for you. Don’t forget: this applies to your device only if it is running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.
Click on “reserve your free upgrade” in the app windows.
Enter your working email address to stay updated about your reservation processing; you will receive confirmation if Microsoft has reserved a copy for you. On the day it release OS, it will send you a notification, allowing you to set select time slot for downloading of Windows 10. We advise you to schedule the downloading carefully; choose the slot that best suits your daily rituals. Though the download won’t take more than 60 minutes.
Note: The reservation is not mandatory to get Windows 10. Those users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 who don’t see notification pop up, they don’t disqualify from receiving the upgraded OS. All they have to do is to click on the Windows Update control panel to be able to download and install the advanced operating system.
Abubaker Zahoor writes on diverse topics with special interest in innovations, tech-ethics, and inter-and intra- organizational business relationships.