Upgrade Windows 7 to the newer Windows 10 Operating System right now as because Microsoft plans to end support for Windows 7 from January 14 (today), will cause security issues, persistence.
As part of this, the company will not stop providing security patches for Windows 7 users as well as release security patches like this from time to time. Even Windows 7 services will be shut down over time, counting certain games like Internet Backgammon and Internet Checkers.
Everything you need to know about this free update.
Windows 7 will continue to work, but without security
Although Windows 7 will continue to work after January 14, the OS will not be as secure due to the lack of support and security patches. This will turn hackers as well as reluctant users and vulnerabilities to target their personal/financial data, which will turn them into breeding grounds.
Currently, security updates plugin vulnerabilities to actively prevent exploitation.
Microsoft itself states on its website that “it is important to upgrade to a modern operating system like Windows 10, which can provide you with the latest security updates to keep you and your data safe.”
Now, how you will get the Windows 10 update
To upgrade to Windows 10, you have to buy it for Rs. 9,000 in India or go for a free upgrade provided by Microsoft. The upgrade offer lasted until July 28, 2016, but today, you can still use the tool the company used – it is free.
But this will only work if you have Windows 7 installed PC.
Then, here is the method
Visit the Microsoft website and download the tool from the button provided under ‘Create Windows 10 Installation Media‘.
After that run the program and click on ‘Upgrade this PC now‘ all you need to do is upgrade the PC on which you run the program. If it does not, click on the ‘ another PC‘ option to load Windows files into a USB.
After upgrade, follow the prompts that will verify your computer’s hardware capabilities and upgrade it to the latest Windows 10 1909.
However, if you switch to the second option, it will display some prompts and save the installation files for this version in your drive.
In the same way, you can use it to upgrade another PC.
How you can link the license key
It will be digitally linked from previous windows, no need to enter a license key manually, if you want to check license activation then go to Settings> Update & Security> Activation there you see a message “Windows 10 is activated with a digital license”. That’s all.