Microsoft’s support for Windows 7 is at the end. Therefore, you need to upgrade your pc Windows 7 to Windows 10 to always get support, especially for security.
Windows 7 is an operating system that is very popular for some people. Even in these last days, Windows 7 still occupies second place with 30 percent parts in the Windows special market.
Windows 7 Launched in 2009, Its users must finally accept the fact that Microsoft will gonna end its support. Microsoft on its official page revealed that they will no longer provide support starting January 14, 2020.
With the loss of support from Microsoft Windows 7 can still be used. But of course, there are many dangerous gaps and will no longer be supported by a variety of new applications or technologies.
For those of you who are still using it, this is the right time to immediately try the newer version. Windows 10 may be the most appropriate version for this unless you want to try an operating system other than Microsoft’s like Linux or macOS.
You can get the full version of this latest Microsoft operating system through offline retail or Microsoft Store. From this purchase, you will get a license in the form of a product key that can be used to activate the system.
If you have one, then you can follow the steps below to begin the installation process.
How to Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10
- Open the page Download Windows 10 be it on the device to be installed or another device.
- From that page, then select the button Download the tool now to download the equipment named Media Creation Tool.
- Once downloaded, run the Media Creation Tool on the computer that will be upgraded.
- Next will appear two select menus, but this time you have to choose to choose to Upgrade this PC now to start the upgrade process.
- Follow the steps requested. Don’t forget to enter the product key in the column provided.
- Wait until the process is complete
One thing you need to pay attention, this process requires an internet connection and do not let the installation process interrupted like running other applications or shutting down the computer.
If your computer doesn’t support the internet, you can run the Media Creation Tool with different options on other devices first.
In this case, you have to choose to Create installation media for another PC in the two menu options that appear. Select the USB Flash drive or ISO format as needed on other devices. Then move the file to USB or burn the file to a CD to make it a bootable drive.
If you have successfully saved it on a USB flash drive or CD, run it on the computer that you want to upgrade. Follow the requests that appear and don’t forget to enter the appropriate product key.
Easy right? Well the good news, you are lucky that you still can upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free in the way above even though the program has been closed for a long time.