Windows 10 is free
If you have a license for Windows 7, 8 (if you pass prior to 8.1) or 8.1, you can make free upgrade to Windows 10 over a period of one year from the launch of the product, so by the end of July 2016.
But there is one condition: the installation of Windows 10 can be on the same computer that was set the previous operating system.
Through this strategy, those from Microsoft will increase the uptake of the software. Windows XP still have 12% of the market in June, while Windows 7 boasts nearly 61%, according to data netmarketshare.com.
Free upgrade offer does not include users of Windows RT, and any business users.
Microsoft Edge, a better browser
New Windows 10 comes with an improved browser that will make surfing the web faster and more enjoyable. First tests show he is 112% faster than Chrome, which might help take some of the browser market share from Google, but from the Mozilla Firefox.
Internet experience is improved with the new Edge. Basically, you can write directly on the web page, you can encircle images and share them with friends ui.
Microsoft Edge would be a major step forward for Microsoft, which has not enjoyed good reviews from previous browser, Internet Explorer.
Processor: 1 GHz
RAM: 1 GB for 32-bit and 2 GB for 64-bit
Hard Drive Space: 16 GB SO for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit
Video Card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
Start menu returns
One of the problems that have prevented users to move from XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8 was missing Start menu.
The folks at Microsoft have listened to the public, they changed their minds and now the menu will return in all its splendor. Besides the classic functions, he will also live tile sites.
Installation of Windows 10
Newer devices will be able to take all steps necessary to install Windows 10 in a time of 20-30 minutes. Instead, older computers will need a longer period of time up to one hour.
Microsoft recommends to its operating system users you reserve some time for installation.