As of today Microsoft enables its Windows 7 and Windows 8.x users to reserve a free upgrade to the new Windows 10 operating system. If you have already purchased Windows 7 or Windows 8.x for your device — be it a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or anything else — you can now reserve a Windows 10 for that device. For no cost at all!
Once Windows 10 is finalized and pushed out by Microsoft, you will receive notification regarding the download and installation procedure. This is expected to happen after July 29, 2015.
The Reservation Process
In the bottom right notification area of your Taskbar a new
Click on it to open up the
In the app’s window, click on the
This will take you to a new window. Here you can enter your email address where you wish to receive notification once your Windows 10 is ready.
Once you click on the
You can check that your reservation has been confirmed by going to
Hide Upgrade Notification Icon
Once your reservation is completed, there is no need for the
So hide it!
Click on the
Then, in the drop-up menu, click
And, finally, in the
And that’s it. In less than two months, you will be notified by Microsoft that you can download and install your copy of Windows 10.
Remember that you need to reserve a copy of Windows 10 for each of your devices. And that even though you don’t make a reservation now, you will still be able to obtain a copy of Windows 10 for free later during the summer.
To read more about this free Windows upgrade process, follow this link.
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