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How to Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 for Free

Microsoft officially terminated support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, and it will no longer provide security updates or support for Windows 7 PCs. Can I still upgrade to Windows 10 for free in 2020?

The answer is Yes. There are still some ways to help you upgrade your Windows 7 PC to Windows 10 for free without payinig license fees or violating any rules. If you are still using Windows 7, you need to upgrade your PC to Windows 10 as soon as possible. Because upgrading to Windows 10 will ensure that your PC is protected from security threats such as viruses and malware. In this guide, we will help you get the latest and best operating system from Microsoft while keeping your PC secure.

How to Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 for Free

Assuming you have a Windows PC with a genuine and activated Windows 7 (or Windows 8.1) key, you can upgrade to Windows 10 with just a few clicks. Your PC will get a genuine and activated Windows 10 OS.

Step 1: Download the Windows 10 Media Creation tool

First, you need to visit the Microsoft website to download the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. You can download the tool by clicking the blue "Download Tool Now" button on the web page.

Download Windows 10 creation tool

Step 2: Launch the Windows 10 Media Creation tool to upgrade your PC

After downloading, you will need to launch the installer. You must then accept the terms and and select “Upgrade this PC now” when prompted. Then follow the prompts. During the upgrade process, you can choose whether to keep all files on the system or start fresh. A typical upgrade will take roughly an hour, depending on your CPU speed and how old your PC is.

Upgrade this PC now

Step 3: After upgrading, sign in to Windows 10 with your Microsoft account

After the installation is complete, you can go to the Settings > Update & Security > Activation screen. You will see that your system is activated with a digital license. If you sign in to Windows 10 with a Microsoft account, the license will be linked to your Microsoft account, and if you need to re-install your Windows 10, it will be easier to reactivate Windows 10 on your PC.

Windows is activated with a digital license