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Final day: Windows 10 will no longer be free from tomorrow

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jul 28, 2016, 8:26 pm IST
Updated Jul 29, 2016, 9:56 am IST
Microsoft will charge $119 for upgrades to Windows 10 from July 29th.
Windows 10 was first debuted on July 29, 2015
 Windows 10 was first debuted on July 29, 2015

It’s been a year since Microsoft launched its Windows 10. The Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users were offered a free upgrade to the newer version of the OS. But the now the company will be charging $119 for upgrades to Windows 10, starting tomorrow.

Users who upgrade to Windows 10 during the free period can also upgrade to the Anniversary update coming on August 2 for free.

 

Microsoft first launched the Windows 10 as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 machines on July 29th last year, giving everyone a year to upgrade at no cost.

After July 29th, Microsoft says you'll need to purchase a full version of Windows 10 Home for $119 or get Windows 10 on a new machine.

To upgrade your PC to Windows 10, you can initialize from the taskbar upgrade notification on eligible PCs, or you can follow Microsoft's guide. If you're planning to upgrade over the next 24 hours, make sure you've backed up all your important documents and data.

 

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