UPGRADE WINDOWS 10 :: In this fast rushing era, now and then, you get a new pop-up, “updates available”. These updates and upgrades are for our benefit. This means that new technology brings new features. It makes our work much easier.  Although some people are reluctant to improve their PCs/ Laptops. This may be because they are used in the previous versions are just too lazy. But at any point in time, whenever you wish to, you can update your PC. The idea is that if you keep yourself up to date, then why not your Gadgets. The trend is not only about looks or fashion, but it is also much more. And here, we talk about the latest technology and what it brings to you. If you are finding any difficulty on how to upgrade or update your PC, we bring to you simple steps to follow. One such is for Windows 10. Here is a simple technique on how to free upgrade Windows 10.

Although you can easily upgrade with any of your previous Operating Systems. Still, below are the system requirements for Windows 10.
  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC
  • RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for a 32-bit version, or 2GB for 64-bit
  • Hard disk space: 16GB for a 32-bit OS; 20GB for 64-bit OS
  • Graphics card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
  • Display: 1024×600

Microsoft advises that to download Windows 10, 3GB size will be occupied. Installation takes approximately 20 minutes for newer laptops or PCs, and more than an hour for older ones. These are just to inform you about the new OS. Usually, you need not do anything extra to get these requirements mentioned above. Your PC already possesses such features, but one must know these basic things.

Follow these few simple steps to upgrade your PC to windows 10.


Check that your current OS (Windows 8) is activated or not. Although Windows ten can be upgraded to pirated versions as well, it is always good to check authentication. To do this, press Windows key + W.  You will get a settings search window and type “activated”. Alternately, go to control panel – System to check if the PC is activated.

For Windows 7, go to start, click on Computers and right click to check the properties.


Choose 32 or 64 bit version, whichever is suitable with your older version. Next you need to download the tool before proceeding.  The link is easily available or find the download tool here.


Run the installer. Icon will be titled as a Media Creation Tool. You first need to upgrade a PC, select “upgrade this PC now”, Click next.The download process starts and time taken entirely depends on your internet speed.


After the download is completed, you need to agree to the terms and conditions of the License. Click accept for the final upgrade window


Window 10 setupwill pop up. By default, it selects the largest “What To Keep”. To make any changes, click the small “Change What To Keep” as shown below. This takes you to a window to select what you want on your PC.


The screenshot shown below will appear. You can select any of the three as per your requirements. But remember, if you select the last option, everything will be deleted.

If you are confused, you can click on “Help Me choose” option to get a clarity on exactly what you can do.


Configure the windows 10 upgrade. When the login screen pops up, you are still to do few additional things. These are not necessary, but in any case beneficial. So, why not try them.
When you login for the first time, click on the use express settings as shown below.

Settings can always be customised. It your PC and you have full right to make changes. But windows always have its own default settings. The default settings are made in order to make your PC a perfect one without your effort. These are the basic setup that upgrades do. In case you wish to alter them, you always have that option.


A screen appears displaying the settings. Usually, default settings are chosen by the PC, but there is always an option to change and customize your configuration.

The first screen shows about personalisation. This, in turn, means that can you information be shared with Microsoft. It just deals with privacy settings. You can any time click it or switch it off as per you wish.

The next screen is about hotspots, browser protection and error reporting. If you switch it off, your browsing data won’t be sent to Microsoft


The final and last step to get started with Windows 10. A screen opens up with four apps relating to photos, web browsing, music and movies/ TV. These four apps are default settings, if you wish to change them, you can surely do so. But as of now, it is not possible. You can only do so when you open your browser for the first time or soon.  

As you click next, you will get Windows ten desktop in a short span of time. 

Enjoy the new Windows 10 with the latest exciting and amazing apps and change the settings as per your wish. But before this make sure that all your updates are checked and hardware settings as well.


If you follow these simple steps, you can easily upgrade to Windows 10 with previous Operating Systems. Be patient and wait for the up gradation time a PC requires. The waiting time is taken as it needs to upgrade all the settings and little changes as per the new OS.
If still you are not clear about the process or if you are stuck at any point of time, visuals are always helpful. Below is the link to a video displaying step by step on how to follow the above procedure.

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