You may not know this but Microsoft is on a mission with just one goal: to make its windows 10 run on 1 billion devices by 2018. At May, the number of users only got to 300 million.
Since there is a long way to go, the pressure is still growing. This is a major reason why their strategies in getting people to upgrade changed from being crafty to being friendly.
If Microsoft’s tactics don’t move you, one sure thing is that you could be endangering your PC by turning off updates. All evidence are on Microsoft FAQ and Advice page. The company has as well have been posting stories all month on how to manage the process and troubleshooting problems.
What you should know before you choose to update to windows 10
1. Just like most operating system, Windows 10 has its own system requirements. You can find it on Microsoft helpful page.
He is a quick view on the requirement.
Graphics: Must support DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
Display resolution: 800×600
RAM: 1GB for 32-bit systems, 2GB for 64-bit
Free storage: 16GB for 32-bit systems, 20GB for 64-bit
If you are in luck, your old PC will run on Windows 10 but it might not look really good. Microsoft has a couple of special error codes that will signal you when your system does not have the complete requirements.
For most people, the upgrade was smooth and stress free. But its advice you read these preparation tips in order to maximize all chance for success.
2. Be prepared to see error codes.
If you have the requirements for windows update, nothing should go wrong. But one problem few individuals face is a botched download: either missing or corrupted files. Concerning missing or corrupted files, here is the way
Don’t forget! A common and unpleasant surprise that you could run into is running out of storage space for the installation.
If you were able to complete your free installation, there are some cool features that you could try out in the first 30 minutes of installation. If you had your heart in your mouth while the installation process was on. Fear not! You have about a month to go back to your old operating system.
Are you enjoying the upgrade, kindly tell us through the comment.