Never look a gift horse in teh mouth, or in this case, do.
Turns out that this latest version of Windows is not only free, but gives free access to ‘relevant authorities’ who may wish to access your data, view how you use your files, or view what files you have;
Microsoft released a statement to this effect: –
“Microsoft may share information when required by law or to respond to legal process or lawful requests, including from law enforcement or other government agencies.”
You have been warned….
It comes out tomorrow. Wednesday the 29th.
It’s free to upgrade for users of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.
Your system: Windows 10 has requirements –
RAM: 1GB for 32-bit or 2GB for 64-bit
Storage: 16GB for 32-bit or 20GB for 64-bit
Graphics support: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
Display: 800 x 600 resolution
Free for the first year
After that, they charge for it.
Plenty of time for them to iron all the bugs out.
As long as your system is compatible and updated, you should get a notification to update automatically.
Fill your boots.
There’s a review here if you’d like to read it.