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Is Windows 10 still a free upgrade?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by dcristo, Aug 9, 2017.

  1. #1
    Title says it all. Is it still a free upgrade for Windows 7/8 users?
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    phplduser Greenhorn

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  3. dcristo

    dcristo Illustrious Member

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    Although it ended July 29, 2016 I've read online that the free upgrade is still being offered despite the promotion ending hence this thread. It wouldn't surprise me if it was, because Microsoft would want as many users as possible using Windows 10.

    Can anyone confirm for sure if it still is?
     
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    malky66 Prominent Member

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    dcristo Illustrious Member

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    dscurlock Notable Member

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    I have Win8 and tried to upgrade Win10 a few months back; I thought my computer
    was having a heart attack, lucky for me, I had a file backup, and took what felt like
    hours getting the computer to work again, and it wasnt WIN10 either....
     
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    dcristo Illustrious Member

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    Lucky you had a backup. You should have met the system requirements Windows 10 doesn't really need a very good computer.
     
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    I was certainly making plans on a new one as I did not think it was going to make it...
    but it pulled through, however, somethings stopped working, hangs up more, screen
    goes randomly blank at times while I am working, but hell, old girl still ticking...

    too be honest, I should not be concerned that my computer is going to kick the
    buket any day now, so I think I will ask santa for a new computer this xmas...
    (unless the computer dies sooner then expected....)

    just remember, portable USB hard-drive can be a life saver....
     
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    dcristo Illustrious Member

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    Computers are so cheap now it's worth it to upgrade.
     
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    that is the thing...
    If if it still breathes, I will not buy a new one...
    I will wear the threads out of my shoes before i buy a new pair....
     
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    dcristo Illustrious Member

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    I understand I still have a Vista machine. Sometimes it's good to have old computers because you don't have compatibility issues playing old games.
     
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    Well i also search for a windows 10 update but i dont find any
     
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    I got the windows 10 update for free but ive always kept my computer updated.
     
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    As @malky66 has mentioned you could upgrade it for free if you use "Assistive Technologies".
     
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    I like your attitude. Why buy a new one if the one you have still breathes? It's not only saving you money but also the environment :)
     
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    True, but I hate transferring everything from one computer to another. My old computer always ends up having a ton of stuff that I somehow always need.
     
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