A new era is upon us, Windows 10 has arrived! Microsoft has provided a wealth of information to support the migration, making the transition as easy as possible.
“There’s a new dawn at Microsoft,” said Allison Dew, Dell’s marketing chief (and a former Microsoft employee). “What we’ve seen in terms of development and cooperation with Microsoft this time around is unlike what we’ve seen in past years.”
“We’re more excited about this launch than we have been in a really long time,” said Dew. “I’ve been through amazing Windows launches and some that weren’t quite as amazing. This has the feel of something amazing.”
Nonetheless, it is important to set aside some time for the upgrade process itself. Not all pre-Windows 10 applications will work on the new operating system, so it important to check with compatibility with Windows 10 before installation. Additionally, you will need the following performance specifications in order to run Windows 10:
According to Microsoft’s site, Windows 10 is available in multiple configurations. If you’re upgrading from Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, or Home, you’ll be upgraded to Windows 10 Home. Systems with Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Ultimate will be upgraded to Windows 10 Home. And if you upgrade from Windows 8.1 Pro or Windows 8.1 Pro for Students, you’ll be upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. Microsoft further clarifies the different versions:
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