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Windows 10 DIY Style

I’m sure by now you have probably heard the news. With few exceptions, you can upgrade your Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PC to Windows 10 for free. Due to many differences between Windows 10 and the earlier versions of Windows, I recommend only the most tech-savvy home users attempt this upgrade without assistance. Therefore, until I have scheduled at least one upgrade each Monday through Thursday between now and October 1, the price for EarlsHelpDesk.com upgrade assistance via phone and remote access is only $30. If you still want (more…)

Windows 10

Windows 10 is coming July 29, 2015. It is probably best to learn about this latest operating system directly from Microsoft. These links might help. Overview http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/features How to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 for free http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/windows-10-upgrade Windows 10 FAQ http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/windows-10-faq Specifications http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/windows-10-specifications If you plan to upgrade from an earlier version, please carefully read the entirety of the “Specifications” page. There are a few things you will need to consider. For example, watching DVDs on your computer running Windows 10 will require separate playback software and automatic updates (more…)