Windows 10 Download Still Offered Free To Windows 7, 8, 8.1 Users
Good news for those still stuck with Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 because a free upgrade to Windows 10 is possible even after the cutoff point in 2016. In fact, upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system is still possible via a number of easy steps.
The first option that you can use is via assistive technology in which many people can still take advantage of this feature. Thus, it makes you eligible to upgrade to Windows 10. Simply visit the accessibility website of Microsoft from the link https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/windows10upgrade.
The other option is to enter a valid product key for Windows 7 or 8 into the Windows 10 installer. Although Microsoft has not confirmed regarding the product key method, but good thing it exists. Perhaps this has been left by Microsoft to help increase the Windows 10 users around the world.
The upcoming Creator’s Update for Windows 10 will be released in September 2017. In fact, Microsoft revealed the Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update is going to release some eye-tracking capabilities.
PC users are even encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible or they might face some security dilemmas. Although Windows 7 is still the most popular version, its market share has been down to 48.43% in 2017 from 60.75% in 2015. In fact, Microsoft is eyeing to conclude its support for Windows 7, which would end in January 14, 2020.
That said, users are urged to upgrade to a newer version of Windows or they might be exposed to potential cyber attacks. In a related post, a cyber attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in over 150 countries. It was found out that they were using Windows XP, as Microsoft ended its support in 2014.
At the recent IFA 2017, Microsoft revealed that the huge update will be released in October. This was said to bring support for mixed reality and the new timeline feature.