Tips For Installing And Activating Windows 10

When you try to install and activate Windows 10 you may encounter various problems. There will arise several doubts regarding Windows 10 installation, upgrading, etc. Here you will find the solutions for all these doubts.

  •         Upgrading

One of the main questions that come to the mind of people using Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 is whether they will be able to upgrade the PC to Windows 10. Though earlier Microsoft was offering the Get Windows 10 App free upgradation, it is no longer possible to use the app. But users can still upgrade their PC using downloaded installation files provided the device has licensed Windows 7 or 8 versions. After downloading the installation files, you need to run the setup program or you can get the upgrade assistance available from the accessibility page of Microsoft. However, it is not possible for Windows XP users and Windows Vista users to freely upgrade to Windows 10.

  •         Getting installation files

Many users are not sure from where to get the Windows 10 installation files. Any person using a new PC or want to install Windows 10 on Mac can purchase the license to get the files directly from Microsoft or from third parties. Microsoft store has Windows 10 home and Windows 10 pro available at $120 and $200 respectively. You are provided with a DVD or USB key or product key and instructions for downloading the files depending on from where you are getting it.

  •         Automatic updates

Most PC users would like to know whether Microsoft will automatically update their device to latest Windows 10 versions. Microsoft will not provide automatic upgrades for systems running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1. If you have Windows 10 already installed on your PC, Microsoft will provide automatic feature updates. These updates get downloaded and installed automatically. If needed, you can postpone the process of installation for a few days. You cannot completely avoid the updating.

  •         Using product key

Many users think that installation and re-installation of Windows 10 requires a product key. If you are using a licensed copy of Windows 7 or 8 versions, you can upgrade to Windows 10 by running the setup using the Windows currently installed on your device. There is no need to use the product key. After up gradation, Windows 10 will get activated through the digital license.