As everybody knows, Microsoft has officially released Windows 10 on July 29th, 2015. Before this, some users had upgraded to the inside preview version of Windows 10 from a previous Windows 8.1/8/7. However, there are also some users still hesitating and asking ‘should I upgrade to Windows 10 not long after I got the legitimate Windows 8.1? ’. Here we give some constructive ideas on whether or not you should upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1/8.
Windows builds on the base of Windows 8 but improves on almost every aspect. The Start menu is back, Charms bar is gone but only confined to touch devices such as a tablet, and start-up speed is super-fast as Windows 8. It adds Multiple Desktop feature, which can let users use multiple desktops within one system, and designs a more efficient browser called Edge but also keeps Internet Explorer. In Windows 10 Command Prompt, users can paste by pressing on Ctrl + V. Microsoft also makes Windows 10 compatible with the app on IOS and Android plat. The new features in Windows 10 are more than that. All of it, Windows 10 is the new generation of the operating system that is cross-platform and device. It’s worth an upgrade even not long after you use Windows 8.1.
From the day when Windows 10 was released on, users can upgrade to the full version of Windows 10 from Windows 8.1/8/7 for completely free within one year. Please note the upgrade is free for only one year. One year later, you have to cost more than 100 dollars to get the legitimate Windows 10. So, you should not miss the good and free chance to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1/8.
It should be very easy to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1/8. No CD or product key is required. It doesn’t require special configuration to PCs. The machines that can run Windows 7/8/8.1 also can run Windows 10 very well. Just need to download Windows 10 installation ISO image file on Windows 8/8.1 from Microsoft official site. And you’ll be prompted immediately to start the upgrade process. Then complete the upgrade process mostly by clicking on the Next button.
If you are using unactivated or pirated Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10 should be also pirated after the upgrade. In the future, you still need to pay for activating Windows 10. In this case, you can firstly activate Windows 8.1/8 and then upgrade.
Conclusion: Compared to Windows 8.1/8, Windows 10 improves on every aspect and corrects many downsides existing in Windows 8/8.1. If you are still using the legitimate Windows 8/8.1, you might as well upgrade to Windows 10 now for free. If Windows 8/8.1 is pirated, activate it first. If you are still using the traditional Windows 7, you may worry about the compatibility in Windows 10. Then you can wait and see whether you should upgrade. It just depends on your subjective intention. In addition, you can install Windows 10 in a virtual machine to experience it and know it more so that you can make a better decision whether you should upgrade.