Microsoft had been working on a new operating system “Windows 10“. It was scheduled to release in the month of September last year, but due to some technical reasons it’s release was delayed to July 2015. This Operating system has brand new look. In Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, Start Menu was replaced by Start Screen. In Windows 8 even Start Button was not present, then Microsoft released an update to Windows 8 which contained Start Button. But Start menu was still not there. Now in Windows 10, Start menu has made a comeback with new extended, smart look.
System Requirements –
If you want to upgrade to Windows 10 on your PC or tablet, here’s the minimum hardware you’ll need. Read further below to learn about the additional factors that impact upgradeability. For more information about the free upgrade, please visit the Windows 10 Upgrade page for details.
- Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC
- RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit
- Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS
- Graphics card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
- Display: 800×600
Now let’s see how to upgrade to Windows 10-
For Upgrading to Windows 10 you must have Windows 7 or 8 already installed on your PC. If you have turned Windows Updates on, you will get a notification asking you to register for Windows 10. You can register for it on Microsoft website also. Once you have booked your copy, you will see Windows icon in right side of the Taskbar.
As Windows 10 has released on 29 July 2015, if your Windows Update is turned on, it will automatically download Windows 10. If you have not turned on Windows Update, you can manually check for Updates in Windows Updates, you will find Windows 10 upgrade in optional updates. Just select it and click download.
BE CAREFUL! WINDOWS 10 UPGRADE SIZE IS AROUND 3GB, SO DOWNLOAD IT OVER WIFI OR BROADBAND CONNECTION.
After Downloading it will prepare the downloaded files for installation.
After the Windows files are ready for installation, it will ask you to Accept License Agreement,
Click on Accept and Windows will start upgrading….
Windows will restart and upgrade process will start on Windows startup-
After upgrade, your Windows 10 will start normal way, you can enjoy new Windows with new features.