A new notification prompts Windows 7 and 8.1 users to reserve an upgrade to the upcoming OS, due to debut July 29.
The next iteration of the software maker's operating system is slated to arrive in time for the summer.
The latest version of Windows 10 adds new apps and brings new insights into Microsoft's future plans.
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Not eligible for a free upgrade? The software maker reveals what a single license will cost for the newest version of Windows -- the same as Windows 8.
Users of the Home edition would not be able to defer automatic updates, according to Microsoft's Windows 10 specifications.
Not long after the leak appeared, Microsoft itself gave us the official release date for Windows 10. Look for it July 29.
For the die-hard Windows user, Microsoft will be releasing a preview version of Windows 10.
The launch date is confirmed, but with rivals closing in and customers slow to update to new versions, Microsoft badly needs its new software to be a success. Hit play now.
Microsoft's corporate VP Nick Parker lifts the lid on some of the new PCs, laptops and tablets that have been designed specifically for the new operating system, including the Dell XPS 15.