For the general public, the free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends on July 29. However, if you use assistive technologies, you can still get the free upgrade offer even after the general public deadline expires as Microsoft continues our efforts to improve the Windows 10 experience for people who use these technologies.
With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, we’ve taken a number of steps to improve the accessibility of Windows 10 accessibility. To learn more, read our blog that details some of these improvements.
Before you upgrade, please check with your assistive technology provider(s) to learn more about their software compatibility with Windows 10.
If you want Windows 10 now and are ready to take advantage of the free upgrade offer, click the button below to get started.
Yes, I use assistive technologies and I am ready for my free upgrade to Windows 10.
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When does the free upgrade offer extension end?
We have not announced an end date of the free upgrade offer for customers using assistive technology. We will make a public announcement prior to ending the offer.
Why should I upgrade to Windows 10?
Windows 10 offers experiences that are familiar, safer and more secure, and more personal and productive – enabling innovative new experiences. With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, even more features and improvements in accessibility are available.
What assistive technologies are eligible for the extension?
We are not restricting the free upgrade offer to specific assistive technologies. If you use assistive technology on Windows, you are eligible for the free upgrade offer.
I’m planning on purchasing a third-party AT that I had not needed previously. Will the upgrade extension still be valid?
Yes. If you require assistive technology on Windows, you are eligible for the free upgrade offer.
Where can I get assistance on the upgrade if I have issues?
Contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk
if you have problems with the upgrade.