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  1. Joined : Apr 2014
    Denmark
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    Windows 10 Pro
       21 Jan 2015 #1

    Windows 10 free to get for win7 and win8.1


    Windows 10, expected on the market this autumn, will be available for one year as a free upgrade to users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1, Myerson said.

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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 831
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       21 Jan 2015 #2

    How are they going to deliver the free upgrade to customers?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,530
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       21 Jan 2015 #3

    They will announce that as we get closer.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       21 Jan 2015 #4

    Okay. Do you know when that will be?
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       21 Jan 2015 #5

    No I don't
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Covington, Louisiana
    Posts : 535
    Windows 10 Pro 64
       21 Jan 2015 #6

    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    How are they going to deliver the free upgrade to customers?
    I had read that it would come through Windows Update but would require a couple of updates prior to that to get Windows 7 and 8.1 ready to do the upgrade. That is why they are testing the update process with the Technical Preview to be sure it does a good job.

    Jim
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 297
    10x64
       21 Jan 2015 #7

    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    How are they going to deliver the free upgrade to customers?
    Gabe Aul, running The Windows Insider program for Windows 10, has been quoted saying that it will come in a downloadable .iso among the other, traditional forms of distribution (retail DVD, etc.) He's also stated that one of the goals of the program is to make the final Preview build upgradable to the RTM build.

    The only thing I haven't heard about yet is a change in the Preview time-out from 4/2015 to ship-date/2015, or after.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       21 Jan 2015 #8

    waltc said: View Post
    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    How are they going to deliver the free upgrade to customers?


    Gabe Aul, running The Windows Insider program for Windows 10, has been quoted saying that it will come in a downloadable .iso among the other, traditional forms of distribution (retail DVD, etc.) He's also stated that one of the goals of the program is to make the final Preview build upgradable to the RTM build.

    The only thing I haven't heard about yet is a change in the Preview time-out from 4/2015 to ship-date/2015, or after.
    What do you mean? Are you saying we have to buy them from the store?
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       21 Jan 2015 #9

    Phone Man said: View Post
    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    How are they going to deliver the free upgrade to customers?
    I had read that it would come through Windows Update but would require a couple of updates prior to that to get Windows 7 and 8.1 ready to do the upgrade. That is why they are testing the update process with the Technical Preview to be sure it does a good job.

    Jim
    That sounds a lot more convenient and easy.
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  10. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,200
    Windows 10 IoT
       21 Jan 2015 #10

    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    waltc said: View Post
    jessejamestw23 said: View Post
    How are they going to deliver the free upgrade to customers?


    Gabe Aul, running The Windows Insider program for Windows 10, has been quoted saying that it will come in a downloadable .iso among the other, traditional forms of distribution (retail DVD, etc.) He's also stated that one of the goals of the program is to make the final Preview build upgradable to the RTM build.

    The only thing I haven't heard about yet is a change in the Preview time-out from 4/2015 to ship-date/2015, or after.
    What do you mean? Are you saying we have to buy them from the store?
    Windows Store as in the Windows Store App, not the physical retail outlet, if that's what your asking?
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