Windows 10 Upgrade – Should I?

At the moment, Microsoft is pushing the Windows 10 upgrade quite aggressively. So, here is some information I have put together to help you make an informed decision.

Please note that this issue affects all computers and laptops with Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating system. If you are not sure which version of Windows you have on your computer system then click here to find out how you can check.

If you are thinking of upgrading to Windows 10 then you should consider doing this before July 29 at which point Microsoft say it will no longer be available as a free upgrade. The purchase price is speculated to be between £100 for the home and £190 for the professional version.

If you DO NOT want your system to be upgraded to Windows 10 automatically, without your consent, then you can download and run this small program (download Never10 program) that will stop this from happening.

If you have a Samsung PC or other hardware, then you may want to read this article on The Register website before upgrading. Samsung have also produced a Step by Step Guide for their customers.

If you are still not sure what you should do, then maybe these two short videos on Youtube may help you decide:

 5 Reasons to Upgrade
 5 Reasons NOT to Upgrade

If your system has already been upgraded to Windows 10 and you really want to go back to your previous operating system then you have one month from the time you system was upgraded. To reverse the upgrade process follow the instructions on Microsoft’s website.