How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 and Windows 8 for free

Microsoft set the release date as July 29th for Windows 10 and this time does something creative by announcing it from the Cortana. World’s smartest personal digital assistant announces about the release and free upgrade of Windows 10. You can also ask about the release of Windows 10 from Cortana in case you are a Windows user or hear from her here:

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Recently we posted about the Windows free upgrade notification option which is coming in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Every Windows user world wide will receive free upgrade to Windows 10 via this method. In case if any user is not getting the free upgrade icon of Windows in their System Tray then they can follow the simple steps pointed out here.

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Steps to reserve your free copy of Windows 10:

1. Reserve:  You can reserve your free upgrade by visiting here. Simply click on Reserve your free upgrade button there.

2. Install: It’s a 3 GB download data which needed to be on your PC before installation starts. Notification about the download will pop up on or around July 29th. You can choose installation as per your comfort.

3. Enjoy & Love: After installation completes, enjoy the free Windows 10 on your PC or tablet.

Applicable to:

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows 8.1 Update

Excluded Operating System:

  • Windows 7 Enterperise
  • Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise, and
  • Windows RT/RT 8.1

Note: Internet Connection required with Windows automatic update option on.