Monthly Archives: July 2015

Windows 10 is here. Now what do I do?

On July 29, 2015 Microsoft released the latest desktop operating system called WINDOWS 10. For the first time since introducing an operating system Microsoft is offering a new version at no charge to any user with a valid copy of either Windows 7 or Windows 8. The upgrade path is released as a download from Microsoft. Upgrading takes between one and two hours and keeps all of the existing data and applications along with the settings for internet and printing. We are advising clients who wish to upgrade without anyone’s assistance to do a full back up of their data and applications just in case something goes wrong during the upgrade. This free upgrade is available for 1 year so don’t panic. Let Microsoft get some of the bugs out of it first and then be...

Windows 10 release and 5 things to know

1. Your Free Upgrade Lasts a Whole Year I'm sure this isn't news to you, but just because Windows 10 debuts this Wednesday, doesn't mean you have to upgrade right away. As mentioned above, you have a full year to upgrade your clients' eligible devices for free. There's been a lot of industry hype and anticipation for the big day, but what's the rush? 2. You Can Install the Windows 10 Technical Preview before Deploying for Real Last October, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Technical Preview for IT professionals who were eager to get a firsthand look at the upcoming OS. So far, Microsoft has been receptive to initial feedback and has developed new features and builds that have the IT community buzzing. Among the most highly discussed features are the return of the Windows 7-style...

WINDOWS 10 July 29 ,2015 relase date

Microsoft has officially announced July 29, 2015 as the date it will release Windows 10. For six months Microsoft has been touting the release of its 1st FREE full new version upgrade. Will Windows users embrace the new operating system or will they stay with Windows 7 and wait for another end of life cycle to hit. Today we learn that October 14, 2025 will mark the end of support for Windows 10. Microsoft will provide 10 years of support to Windows 10. That represents more than double the life expectancy of the computer hardware most users will be running. Our recommendation is not to upgrade to Windows 10 for the 1st 30 days. Experience has proven the bugs are not worked out until the final release has been put into the end users hands. ...