[BCAB] Windows 10

Ibrahim Gucukoglu igucukoglu at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 9 12:50:44 BST 2019


Oh that’s great, thanks for confirming. I have a couple of people in a similar position so it’s useful to know it’s still free.

> On 9 Oct 2019, at 10:43, Steve Nutt <steve at comproom.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> This is not true if it's an OEM licence, you will find it will upgrade just fine.
> 
> All the best
> 
> Steve
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ibrahim Gucukoglu <igucukoglu at hotmail.com> 
> Sent: 09 October 2019 07:45
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Windows 10
> 
> Hi
> Windows 10 is unfortunately no longer free of charge when upgrading from Windows 7. The upgrade offer expired in January of this year I believe, so if you wish to use Windows 10 you will have to purchase a license from Microsoft or a participating retailer. Here is the link to the Microsoft store page for Windows 10:
> 
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> You may also wish to consider purchasing a new computer with Windows 10 pre-installed. If your machine is significantly older, it may not run Windows 10 To the best of its ability, the Microsoft store page has information on recommended computers specifications. Take care.
> 
> On 9 Oct 2019, at 07:37, Husna Begum via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> hi,
> 
> i didn't think it was free any more, i thought it was £100. if the free version of windows 10 is still available, where can we get it from?
> 
> Thanks, Husna
> 
> 
> -----Original Message----- From: Ben Mustill-Rose
> Sent: Monday, October 07, 2019 7:12 PM
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Windows 10
> 
> It probably won't be completely painless if you attempt it yourself.
> I'd suggest taking it to a local shop or using one of the people on this list who perform computer repairs / upgrades for blind people.
> The upgrade its self is still actually free so anything you'd be paying would be covering the persons time.
> 
> On 10/7/19, Colin Phelan <Colin_Phelan at pmlgroup.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> My laptop runs Windows 7 and things are starting to happen that is leading me to believe it is time to switch to Windows 10.
> Is this a simple upgrade process and does it involve handing over cash?
> Thanks
> Colin
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