After a controversial move to pre-load Windows 10 on your PC in Windows 7. 8 and 8.1 owners, regardless of the owner want to upgrade, Microsoft will launch a more aggressive push from the beginning of next year.
“We expect to reclassify Windows 10 as a” recommended update “, said Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Microsoft, operating systems engineering.” Depending on your settings, upgrade to Windows, this can lead to a process Updates to automatically start on your device. “
Although announced an aggressive push to get Windows 10 on many desktops, laptops and tablets out there, Mr. Myerson is to ensure greater transparency as updating and downloading processed , a change of pace from the earlier fiasco, which caused a forced download users connected to the wireless mobile broadband network to charge data.
“We understand that you care deeply about what happens to your device,” explained r Mr. Myerson. “That’s why – no matter what your path of modernization – you can choose to update or reject the proposal.”
Before, Windows 10, as a “recommended update” on the Center Windows Update server in the following year for users, Microsoft will soon begin to classify the software as “optional upgrade” for existing owners of Windows.
People will be presented in a dialog box prompts them to upgrade, “where they can choose to upgrade to Windows 10 or to choose not to upgrade to Windows 10,” said Mr. Myerson. Windows 10 was originally launched on 29 July and the owners of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 have a year from that date to upgrade to Windows 10 for free.
Microsoft has a 31-day rollback policy, where you can downgrade from Windows 10 to your pre-operating system and still keep all your applications, files and settings. This step was probably put in place in order to get users to try Windows 10 without making the operating system, if they do not like it.
In order to avoid disputes this summer, where users are metered connection racked up data charges as a result of Microsoft pushing Windows 10 without their knowledge, Mr. Myerson recommends that these users to disable automatic updates.
with automatic updates turned off, users need to frequently check for updates Windows, to see if other important or recommended updates are available, and it will be up to them to keep their systems up to date.
create a Windows 10 installation media
For households and small businesses seeking to upgrade multiple computers, Microsoft will soon release a Media Creation Tool, which allows users to Windows, to create your own DVD-or USB-installation keys.
with recovery information, you’ll save time because you do not need to download the Windows 10 files on each computer.
Microsoft is also opening the upgrade path for users of non-genuine copies of Windows. Owners of pirated or non-genuine copies of Windows 10 you can buy a legitimate license for Windows, through the Windows Store to start the update process.
“We will offer one-click opportunity to get through the Genuine Windows Store, or by entering an activation code purchased in another place,” said Mr. Myerson.
This process first roll out on a pilot basis in the United States before the program gets to the other regions.
Microsoft recently announced that Windows 10 has reached 110 million units, a number of which are now considered to be closer to 120 million. The ambitious goal of Microsoft’s Windows 10, to get the operating system by as much as one billion devices, which will include desktops, laptops, tablets, convertibles, HoloLens, a hub surface, the Internet of Things and Xbox devices, game consoles.
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