We are writing an article on the top 10 things you should know about Windows 10, since many of our readers are asking about it. Windows 10 was made available to the public (yesterday), and it is almost two years after its previous iteration of the famous operating system, Windows 8.1 was launched.
The top 10 things you should know about Windows 10 will cover everything right from installation to a few technical aspects. We accept that fact that Windows 10 could be called as the best Operating system that Windows has made, thanks to a lot of new features, including its favorite personal assistant, Cortana.
Windows 8.1 was launched on October 17, 2013, and it was not liked by many since it was not that user-friendly and compatible, when compared to Windows 7. Windows 8.1 was launched in order to make the OS a little bit like Windows 7, and that itself was quite a failure for Microsoft. But Windows 10 is a lot better, more user-friendly, and pretty intuitive.
Here are the top 10 things you should know about Windows 10. Most of these questions were asked by our subscribers.
1. How to Install Windows 10?
Installing Windows 10 is not a dig deal at all. You can click here to see how to install Windows 10 if you are currently using a computer running Windows 7 or Windows 8. If you are already running Windows 10, go to the Settings page, and click on the Update and security option. Then choose ‘Reset this PC’. Windows 10 will guide through the rest of the process.How to Be Sure If I Really Want Windows 10?
2. How to Be Sure If I Really Want Windows 10?
Of course. There is a 90-day trial version. If you are not sure whether you want Windows 10, install the trial version first. This will allow you to ‘maintain your Windows7/8 environment’ while allowing you to explore Windows 10 at the same time.
3. Is Windows 10 Really Free?
Well, we cannot say that it will be free constantly, but it is free for a year after your upgrade. So, yeah, think twice before you do that, since you might as well have to pay for Windows 10 after a year. You should be able to roll back to older Windows versions, but you might not like them after using a more advanced OS.
4. How Many People are using Windows 10?
Over 14 million computers are now running Windows 10. Most of these users are individuals. The corporate versions of Windows are still based on Windows 7.
5. Which Version of Windows 10 Should I Use?
There are 3 versions at the Moment – Home, Pro and Enterprise. We do not recommend home since it is too basic. Users who ran the Enterprise version addressed many compatibility issues. So, we suggest running Windows 10 Pro at the moment.Is Windows 10 Good For Games?
6. Is Windows 10 Good For Games?
We tested a few games on Windows 10, and they did well. Since Microsoft has shown interest in VR and gaming, we believe that Windows 10 should work great for gaming.
7. Is Windows 10 Good for Work?
Definitely, yes. Windows 8 was really bad for work, but 10 is surely better. It has great multitasking capabilities, and should offer better support to applications, when compared to Windows Is it touch – friendly?
8. Is the Windows 10 touchscreen interface better than Windows 8.1?
You would love Windows 10 if you run it on a huge monitor, which is touchscreen enabled. This OS is based on mobile computing, so you know what we are talking about.
9. Should I start installing Windows 10 Immediately or Should I wait?
There is no hurry to install Windows 10. It is not going to run anywhere. You could very well wait. There are a lot of apps on Windows 10 coming up. It is not wrong to install now and it will take some time for Windows 10 to come to devices as the default OS.
10. When Will Laptops Come With Pre – Installed Windows 10?
We are not sure, but Windows 10 has got a good response from its users, and this means that Laptops could soon be coming out with Windows 10 as default. We are expecting this to happen in the next 3 to 6 months, but there is no confirmation from Microsoft. But alternatively, you could get CDs or some other upgrade facilities while buying new machines.
These are the Top 10 Things You Should Know About Windows 10, according to our reader’s queries. Leave a comment below, if you want to know more.
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