Windows 10 update is available to download and install on your PCs. Windows 10 update is free to download for only eligible users. Continue reading if you want to know you are eligible to download and install free Windows 10 on your currently installed Windows 7 or 8 PC.
Windows 10 Free Update Requirements
- Making reservation for Windows 10 free update is first step. So make sure you have installed and running genuine copy of Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 with Server Pack 1 and currently installed OS should be up to date. Set Windows Update options to “Install updates automatically (Recommended)” and update your currently installed Windows 7 or 8.x version. Once done you will notice a Get Windows 10 app icon in the status bar click this icon to reserve your Windows 10 Free upgrade.
- Windows 10 system requirements are 1GHz or faster processor, at-least 1GB RAM or 2GB for 32-bit or 64-bit respectively, 16 GB or free hard disk space for 32-bit or 20 GB for 64-bit OS, minimum 800×600 display and Graphics card with DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver.
- On the safe side if you met the above requirements then before installing or upgrading Windows 10, you should backup all the important data.
Check Windows 10 update availability
Windows 8.1 : Click Start button or press the Windows key from keyboard, type Update in the search box and select the Windows Update from search results.
Windows 7 : Click the Start menu button and type Update in the search box, select Windows update from search results.
If you meets all the above requirements you will see either a message “Windows 10 upgrade reserved” (we’ll notify you when its ready to install) or “Your upgrade to Windows 10 is ready”(restart PC to begin installation ).
If your Windows 10 is ready to install, follow the on screen instructions and your PC will reboot and start installing Windows 10. Installation process will reboot your computer couple of times and Windows 10 upgrade will take about 10-20 minutes depends on your PC hardware.