Windows 10: Why isn't my laptop being offered the Win10 upgrade?

  1. Posts : 20
    win7 pro 64
       03 Aug 2015 #1

    Why isn't my laptop being offered the Win10 upgrade?

    Is it only for retail versions of windows? I thought MS wanted to get everybody upgraded as long as their version of windows was valid, are oem versions not included in the free upgrade?
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  2.    03 Aug 2015 #2

    OEM versions of Windows 7/8.1 are included in the free upgrade special.

    Is your version properly activated?
    Does your computer have the relevant 'stuff' to run Windows 10?

    If the answer to these questions is 'yes' and you haven't yet received your free notification to upgrade, then download Windows 10 from Microsoft and do it yourself.

    There is plenty of documentation on this forum on how to do this safely.
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  3.    03 Aug 2015 #3

    just a waiting game unless you want to do it manually as above

    my tablet with full windows has not received it either yet
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    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       03 Aug 2015 #4

    If you want, you can check out the tutorial here & start the upgrade process. Be sure to upgrade directly with the media creation tool before making an ISO (if you so choose). If you upgrade via disk/USB, Win 10 will not be activated.

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
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  5. Posts : 20
    win7 pro 64
    Thread Starter
       03 Aug 2015 #5

    paulsalter said: View Post
    just a waiting game unless you want to do it manually as above

    my tablet with full windows has not received it either yet

    hmm , maybe retail versions were prioritised over pre-installed versions.
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