The much anticipated July 29 is finally here and with millions of users around the world eagerly watching, Microsoft is finally rolling out its brand new Windows 10 OS with free upgrade for PCs running Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 in 190 countries up to a year.
Talking about the launch, Terry Myerson, executive vice president, Windows and Devices Group, at Microsoft said, “A new era of Windows starts today. From the beginning, Windows 10 has been unique built with feedback from over 5 million fans, delivered as a service and offered as a free upgrade. Windows 10 delivers on our more personal computing vision, with a natural, mobile and trusted experience. Along with our partners, we’re excited to deliver the best Windows ever, which will empower people and organisations around the world to do great things.”
These last few weeks have been a flurry of activity, regular updates and beta releases to fine tune the software. Now with the final version out, here’s a quick look at the major offerings of the new OS, how to download and install it, or upgrade from your existing version (Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education will arrive on August 1):