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Windows 7: Upgrading to windows 10

13 Jan 2019   #1
davros

7 home 64 buit
 
 
Upgrading to windows 10

Hello, has anyone recently upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 for free. I realise officially the free upgrade has finished, but have read articles saying it was still possible ( up to Aug 2018 ) It is for a friends pc, so I don't want to screw it up.
I asked on windows community forum but could not get a definitive answer.
Many thanks in advance


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13 Jan 2019   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum. First move is to do a system image so you can role back if needed. We have lots of people still getting the upgrade with no problems on a regular basis
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13 Jan 2019   #3
davros

7 home 64 buit
 
 

Thanks samurai, it's good to know the upgrade is still available. A system image is a very sensible suggestion. Thanks for the reply
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13 Jan 2019   #4
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi davros,

Welcome to SevenForums!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by davros View Post
Thanks samurai, it's good to know the upgrade is still available. A system image is a very sensible suggestion. Thanks for the reply
NOTE: The light blue text below are links to the relevant websites and programs, just click them!

Further to samurai's suggestion, there are two imaging programs which are very popular among members here, the first is AOMEI Backupper Standard [FREE], and the second is Macrium Reflect [FREE].

I hope this helps!
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13 Jan 2019   #5
AddRAM

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

In my opinion, I don`t think Microsoft will ever stop the "free" upgrade.

And I`m sure that goes for the ability to use a W7 or W8 key to activate W10, so you can just clean install W10 if you want.

I see no reason for them to stop doing it
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