Microsoft has a grand plan to get its next operating system, Windows 10, running on 1 billion devices in three years - by giving it away for free.
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However, the company has been transparent from the beginning that the upgrade is only eligible for one year, until July 29, 2016, and has said at various points in the past few months that pricing for single licenses would stay on par with previous releases.Go Pro if you think it's worth paying more for the Pro features.A copy of Windows 10 Home will run 119, while Windows 10 Pro will cost 199.Windows 10 Pro comes with security and management improvements over the Home version above.Windows 7 deals on a page that advertises Windows 10?
It includes Hyper-V for virtualisation, BitLocker whole disk encryption, enterprise mode IE, Remote Desktop, a version of the Windows Store for your own business and assigned access (which locks a PC to running only one modern application, to use like a kiosk).
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As for why one would be buying Windows 10 in the first place, single licenses are useful for the minority of users who don't have an eligible machine or wish to build their own computer in the coming months and install Windows themselves.
Maybe it's because you have some hardware/software that works better on the old OS or it just feels better.
For more information on how to check your upgrade eligibility and reserve your upgrade for the July 29 rollout, check out cnet's guide.Microsoft may have given the impression it was making a critical pricing change to its flagship operating system when it announced in January that, like competitor Apple, it would offer an upgrade free of charge.Windows 7, the classic choice of the PC connoisseur?4 Cortana available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device.It's for home use and includes game streaming from Xbox One and other consumer features like Cortana, as well as Windows Hello for logging into your PC via a fingerprint scanner or your face.2 Touch capable tablet or PC required.Screenshot by Lance Whitney/cnet.Now playing: Watch this: Why Microsoft needs Windows 10 to be a hit 1:47, microsoft says copies of the software will be available online and in stores.For everyone else, Windows 10 will cost the same as its predecessor, Windows 8, the company confirmed to cnet on Monday.So, if you're building a brand new pizza capers jindalee vouchers system or want to upgrade to Windows 10 on an older device, you're going to need to buy a copy.Updates are automatically enabled during support period; additional requirements will apply over time.You can now reserve your free copy of Windows 10, if you meet the necessary requirements.
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Retailer Newegg, which appeared to have leaked pricing and release date information this past weekend, still has pages for Windows 10 Home and Pro live on its website, although its pricing says 110 for Home and 150 for Pro and is not updated to reflect.