Win 10 miễn phí

When Windows 10 first arrived, nabbing a không tính tiền tăng cấp was as simple as clicking the “Get Windows 10” notification prompt. Things are a bit different now, however. Microsoft no longer supports Windows 7, which means there’s no more technical tư vấn, security updates, or bug-squashing. In other words, Windows 7 is now unsafe khổng lồ use, making this an excellent time to switch to lớn Windows 10.

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Unfortunately, the original free upgrade period for the two older versions ended years ago, & the workaround lớn get Windows 10 for free with Assistive sầu Technologies ended not long after that. No need to worry, though — there are still ways to get Microsoft’s latest operating system without paying for a new license or breaking any rules.

Product keys và digital licenses

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It would be best to lớn have sầu a valid sản phẩm key or a digital license khổng lồ get a không tính phí tăng cấp. What’s the difference? When you purchase an operating system from Microsoft or any retailer, it comes with a hàng hóa key to unloông chồng it. It’s printed & included in the packaging, emailed lớn you, or stored in the cloud, which is usually the case for system builders.

A digital license connects your installed Windows platkhung to a key embedded in pre-built systems from Acer, Dell, HP, and so on. For a long time, these manufacturers printed sản phẩm keys on labels stuông chồng on PCs or printed and inserted them into lớn hàng hóa packaging. Microsoft’s hàng hóa keys typically only work once, but hackers sometimes find workarounds to lớn use the same key on multiple PCs.

That led Microsoft and manufacturers to lớn introduce digital licenses in Windows 8 as an anti-piracy measure, so over users aren’t installing the platsize on additional machines. However, Microsoft also moved Windows 7 over lớn this method. This license becomes locked to your Microsoft account.

If you legitimately purchased and no longer use these older versions, Microsoft’s Windows 10 activation servers will accept Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 keys on your PC.

However, if you’re upgrading from Windows 7 và can’t find the key, you can try signing in lớn your Microsoft tài khoản và checking past downloads to see if your sản phẩm key is there. Sites lượt thích Amazon also keep a record of purchased downloads, but these rarely include the product key itself, though it may help narrow down where it could be.

Finally, you can tải về Windows 10 and perkhung a clean install. It will then pull the valid Windows 8/8.1 license key from your prebuilt system’s motherboard and move sầu on. In all other cases, you must supply an authentic, genuine hàng hóa key during the cài đặt process, or you can bởi it later by visiting Settings > Update và Security > Activation.

If you don’t have a valid Windows 7 license key, you must follow our other guide about how to lớn upgrade from Windows 7 khổng lồ Windows 10.

Step 1: Download the Windows 10 Media Creation tool

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Despite officially ending the không tính tiền update promotion in mid-năm nhâm thìn, Microsoft quietly keeps this option available so all Windows PC owners can run the lakiểm tra version. Again, unless you have sầu a valid digital license or hàng hóa key lớn get a miễn phí upgrade, you will be required khổng lồ pay for a new Windows 10 Home sản phẩm key.

Your first step in acquiring a miễn phí Windows 10 nâng cấp is khổng lồ visit Microsoft’s tải về Windows 10 webpage. Then, select the Download Tool Now button.

You’ll see MediaCreationTool21H1.exe cộ download onto lớn your PC, which shouldn’t take longer than a minute. Disconnect any unnecessary accessories to help reduce the chance of errors.

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Step 2: Launch the Media Creation Tool

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With the Media Creation Tool downloaded, open it, and accept Microsoft’s terms.

As shown above, you have sầu two options: Upgrade the current PC, or create truyền thông media that will either tăng cấp another PC or perform a clean install on the current PC. However, in both cases, the tool will temporarily download a disk image of Windows 10, so be sure you have sầu enough space for the tệp tin — around 4GB, at least.

Next, select the Upgrade This PC Now option & follow the prompts. The tool will scan your computer khổng lồ see if it’s compatible và may present a menu of problematic programs or hardware that could stall the nâng cấp. If needed, uninstall programs khổng lồ address the installer’s concerns.

With all issues resolved, the installer will try khổng lồ port over all the data it can. Keep in mind, however, the vast gap between Windows 7 & Windows 10 in terms of the software you use. If you’re ditching Windows 7 after using it for many years, you probably have sầu a lot of data stored in files & apps. We can’t guarantee that all files & apps will be compatible with Windows 10, and some may stop working.

It’s essential khổng lồ be aware of this & prepare before upgrading. Bachồng up or convert any crucial data before you continue.

Step 3: Finish installation

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As the installer progresses, your PC will restart a few times. As part of the process, it will pull your existing digital license from your hardware during the cài đặt — you won’t need to activate. If prompted for a valid product key, enter it now or vị so later by visiting Settings > Update & Security > Activation.

Keep in mind that this won’t work for Windows XPhường. or Windows Vista, as these versions of Windows never qualified for the không tính tiền Windows 10 tăng cấp.

You’ll also receive sầu the same flavor of Windows that first shipped with your PC — Home, Pro, Enterprise, or Education. If you’d rather use Windows 10 Pro instead of the Windows 10 trang chủ update, you must purchase a new product key.

Other methods for getting Windows 10

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The above sầu method is the best way khổng lồ get Windows 10 for không lấy phí — at least for now. There are other ways you can get Windows 10 if you need it, including free và low-cost options that may be worth exploring.

Upgrade from Windows 7

Buy a copy of Windows 10 from Microsoft. Please read our guide on how to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10.

Download Windows 10 without activating

Technically, you can tải về Windows 10 from Microsoft & not activate it, which means you don’t pay for it. It turns out this is safer than it sounds because Microsoft is pretty lax about enforcing activation. Your copy of Windows shouldn’t shut down, but some limitations kiông xã in after your 30-day evaluation:

An Activate Windows watermark appears in the bottom-right corner.A “Windows Isn’t Activated, Activate Windows Now” notification appears in settings.Personalization features such as changing the wallpaper và accent colors are disabled.Updates may discontinue in the future.Various apps và features stop working.You’ll receive daily notifications to lớn activate.No technical tư vấn.

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We want to lớn stress that using an unactivated version of Windows 10 is not permitted by Microsoft. Although it may appear lượt thích a fantastic steal (sounds about right), in reality, you’re breaking the rules & defying Microsoft’s licensing agreement. Microsoft would be completely within its rights lớn pursue legal damages against anyone using the Windows 10 OS unactivated, though they haven’t done so yet as far as we know. Better safe than sorry. In the end, if Microsoft wanted to stop people from using these versions, they could vày it.

Buy a third-các buổi party Windows 10 key

You can find third-buổi tiệc ngọt vendors who sell Windows 10 manufacturer keys at a bargain. Going through these companies enables you to purchase the keys at half (or even lower) of the full Microsoft price. While it sounds like a complete scam, you can find reliable vendors who just happen to lớn have a good price, but you need to stay on your toes. What customers need to lớn vì is hunt for trustworthy key vendors who offer incredible bargains. Easier said than done, though.