When Microsoft released Windows 10 to the masses last year on July 29, 2015, the tech giant also announced that users having licensed copies of Windows 7 or 8.1 can easily upgrade to the latest OS for free. Provided, they had to do so within a year of the operating system’s date of reaching general availability status. As we already know that the due date has surpassed and the free upgrade offer has come to an end, and the users, who wanted to get Windows 10 for free, have already done it.
However, if you are one of those who wanted to upgrade to the latest OS, but somehow missed it, don’t worry! Here, we’ve got an ultimate solution for you. In this post we’ll guide you on how you can still get Windows 10 for free. Let’s get started:
How to get Windows 10 for free
Step 1. Navigate to Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade for assistive technology users page
Step 2. Go through the information and FAQs, and click on the Upgrade Now button. This will download an upgrade assistant EXE file on your PC. Now, run the file and accept terms and conditions. The upgrade process will start right away
It will take some time to upgrade your PC to Windows 10. After the upgrade process is finished, you can enjoy the latest OS on your computer.
Alternate method: Sign-up for Windows Insider program
If you’re not comfortable with the above mentioned free upgrade method, you can get Windows 10 for free by signing up for the Windows Insider program. For this, you’ll need to:
- Go to Windows Insider program home page
- Hit the Get started button to enter your Microsoft account details
- Sign up as a Windows Insider
Once done, you can easily download and install the insider/preview builds of Windows 10 on your PC.
Our list of methods to still get Windows 10 for free ends here. If you’ve upgraded your PC to Windows 10 yet. It’s time to do so. You can choose any of the above mentioned methods to upgrade to the latest OS. They’ll definitely work.
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