Microsoft has big trouble with the launch of Windows 10 on July 29, 2015. For many PC users to switch to a new OS is a no-brainer, while for others, it’s the hair. If you haven’t decided whether your company is ready to make to jump, here’s a closer look at Windows 10, to help you determine if the new OS really is better, stronger and faster.
Upgrade to Windows 10 for free! Users with Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 will get the new OS free of charge up to 29. July 2016. Windows 10 free for the entire lifetime of the devices, which means that support and updates for free as long as Microsoft supports the OS.
Windows Vista, XP, 7 enterprise, 8/8.1 Enterprise and RT/RT 8.1 are excluded from this free service. These operating systems require compensation in the amount of $119 pro-Home-license and $199 for a Pro license to upgrade to Windows 10. However, if you have Software Assurance with one of these OS, then your upgrade is free.
Windows 7 and Windows 8, I think the approaching end of support sooner than we wanted. Windows 10 upgrade to additional years of primary and extended support. Here is a comparison of operating system support life cycle of Windows 10 VS Windows 8 VS Windows 7:
The operating system’s end of mainstream support end of extended support
Windows 7. January 13, 2015 January 14, 2020
Windows 8-9. January 2018 January 10, 2023
Windows 10 Is October 13, 2020 14. Oct 2025
Windows 10 will bring years of primary and extended support. The end of mainstream support means that Microsoft will no longer improve the product, but it still asks support for security and reliability. The end of extended support still provides security and reliability support; however, this put an end to the support non-security hotfix requests for new features and design, warranty and liability.
The question is, what will you do if your OS support is coming to an end within the next few years? When you upgrade can cost an authorized candidate for a free upgrade to Windows 10, it before the offer expires.
Windows 10 is faster? TechSpot test Windows 10 vs Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 for speed performance. The new OS takes only a few seconds, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 for speed performance in all areas. Here’s a quick look at the difference you feel, perhaps on a daily basis with wake-up and loading time:
Operating System-Sleep State, Wake Up, Hybrid-Sleep Wake Up Time Download
Windows 7 27 Seconds 17 Seconds 5 Seconds
Windows 8.1 23 Seconds 12 Seconds 4 Seconds
21 Windows 10 Seconds 10 Seconds 6 Seconds
Similar to wake-up and download speed, there is a close call for Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 applications, data storage and gaming performance. Windows 10 without having a clear victory in the latest OS from the point of view of speed in a certain category.
Windows 10 brings to rake futuristic objects. With this new operating system, users can expect improved collaboration, mobility, and ease of use with a fresh, new look. Here is a brief overview of some of the latest improvements:
MOBILITY. THE NEW OPERATING SYSTEM WORKS ON ALL MICROSOFT DEVICES – PCS, LAPTOPS, HYBRIDS, TABLETS AND SMARTPHONES. IT IS THE ONLY PLATFORM FOR ALL YOUR DEVICES.
CORTANA. MICROSOFT’S WINDOWS PHONE VOICE ASSISTANT ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS IN SECONDS. CORTANA TAKES ON BASIC COMMANDS SUCH AS OPENING A BROWSER, CREATE NEW EMAIL, SET REMINDERS OR CALENDAR EVENTS, AND MORE.
WINDOWS HI. HIS FACE SHOW OR PRESS YOUR FINGERS ON THE DEVICE FOR BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION. HELLO ELIMINATES THE NEED FOR PASSWORDS AND MAKE SECURE AUTHENTICATION.
EDGE. A QUICK SEARCH WITH THE NEW MICROSOFT EDGE WEB BROWSER. TO DRAW, AND WRITE NOTES DIRECTLY ON WEB PAGES AND SHARE THEM WITH OTHERS.
BATTERY SAVER. THIS FEATURE SAVES BATTERY BY LIMITING BACKGROUND ACTIVITY AND ADJUSTING HARDWARE SETTINGS, IF ENABLED.
– The UPDATES. WINDOWS 10 brings SECURITY PATCHES Outside of WINDOWS UPDATE, SO YOU can GO DIRECTLY TO YOUR COMPUTER as SOON as THEY become AVAILABLE.
BETTER, STRONGER, FASTER?
Windows 10 better, stronger and faster? The transition to Windows 10 has support for advanced, action-Packed opportunities, improve performance, and this at no cost (for some). While his speed should not be the deciding factor to weigh all of the benefits of new features and support for current operating system the scales could. Microsoft made the decision even more attractive for those on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 with one year-free updates.
If you found that Windows 10 is right for your business, check the OS compatibility is a must. Application testing, hardware drivers, printers, and much more for FITNESS with the Windows 10 need for a smooth transition. Since OS was 29, 2015 published July, numerous patches and updates have already been published, comparability and stability. This, of course, come additional updates and patches, the operating system will be checked by the users. The key question when determining if your business will be, therefore, is the switch, how many tests are required to ensure a smooth transition.