Windows 10: future questions about getting a free upgrade after 29 July
future questions about getting a free upgrade after 29 July
As far as I know, the free upgrade to 10 is going away in a few hours.
I speculate that there will be at least a few posts asking how to get the free upgrade after the offer's expiration.
(That may include some who do an upgrade through means other than Windows Update, and find that MS won't activate their copies.)
So who will be first to step up to the plate?
(I almost count the poster who hasn't upgraded yet, and who will be out of town through the end of the free period. Not quite the same as someone who is feverishly trying to do the upgrade at the last nanosecond, though.)
NOTE: I have updated this post to include the most recent information as of 8/8/15.
There has been a lot of misinformation, poorly communicated information, interpretation of information, re-interpretation of information, reading between the...
Clarified: the free upgrade offer to Windows 10 is ending July 29th, really
Microsoft has responded to speculation that Microsoft left itself some wiggle room
Read more: Free Upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile Will Continue Past July 29 - Thurrott.com
How shall users upgrade to free Windows 10 after July 29, 2016 if they need to reinstall OS? What should they prepare for reinstallation of Windows 10 in the future, creating a copy or what else? Thank you for your answer.
100 days from today, the free upgrade off ends.
If I were to install a free copy of 10 onto a thumb drive (or DVD), and then buy a used 7 or 8 laptop after the free upgrade offer expires, could I install 10 for free from the thumb drive?