On July 29th, 2015, Microsoft released the latest version of Windows, Windows 10. In the days since its release, we’ve received calls from several customers who are experiencing issues upgrading to Windows 10. As with any new product release, we recommend that you do not upgrade to Windows 10 until all of the initial kinks have been worked out. If you like to live on the cutting edge and can’t wait any longer, make sure you back up all of your data before you upgrade.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: How much does the upgrade cost?
A: If you currently use Windows 7 or 8/8.1, the upgrade to Windows 10 is completely FREE! You have until July 29, 2016 to take advantage of your free upgrade.
Q: Can my computer run Windows 10?
A: If your computer meets the following minimum requirements, you can upgrade to Windows 10:
- 1 Ghz or faster processor
- 2 GB RAM for 64-bit; GB RAM for 32-bit machines
- 20 GB storage for 64-bit; 16 GB storage for 32-bit machines
Q: Is it safe to upgrade to Windows 10?
A: Even though you a free to upgrade to Windows 10 if your system meets the requirements, we strongly encourage our customers to wait until most of the bugs from the initial release have been fixed. As we mentioned before, if you decide to upgrade, always make a backup of your data beforehand.
From now until August 31, 2015, we are running a Windows 10 Preparation Special. For just $150, you will receive:
- 500 GB external backup hard drive
- Automatic local backup software, configured to backup all documents, pictures, videos, favorites, and music.
- Windows 10 compatibility check
- Windows 10 reservation, if you are eligible to upgrade
- 15% off Windows 10 installation service at a future date