Windows 8 was not as successful as the Windows 7 or the Windows Xp. It was long waiting for the customers to get the new and refreshing Windows which could not only the change their perspective about the Windows but also which could boost the Microsoft. Microsoft will now launch Windows 10 on July 29 which will help you run the Windows smoothly and overcome the problems you had in Windows 8. The official release date of Windows 10 is July 29 which is like a month left when it will be available in the markets. But there are still things need to be done before you can run Windows 10 on your PC. Microsoft will distribute the Windows 10 for free to the Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. You can reserve your free copy of Windows now as well.
Will Windows 10 run on My Machine?
The requirements for Windows 10 to be installed are that the machine should at least have 1GB Ram, a processor of 1GHz and 16GB hard disk space available. Those who are running Windows 7 or 8.1 wont have any problem using Windows 10 on the same machine. When you are upgrading then older peripherals like USB or floppy disk may have problems. There will be certain software that might not work on Windows 10 . According to the versions of windows 8.1 or Windows 7 that you are running on your PC accordingly you will get the two new versions of Windows 10 whether Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 Home. There is a specification site that you must refer to which will help you before installing the Windows 10.
Will there be Start Menu in Windows 10?
We know that Windows 8 Start menu was not that good as it used to be in Windows 7. It was hectic but Windows 10 will bring back you the older days on your desktop using the start menu you can look for the familiar and important shortcuts. The new menu will also include the Live Tiles and it can be customized also. But still if you want to see the whole start menu again, there is an option for that too. Continuum is the word describes it best, you can have fun of both the worlds, it can connect with the desktop and tablet modes on fly its like one of the best feature of Windows 10.
How will Windows 10 work on desktop, tablets and Windows Phones altogether?
Microsoft believes that Windows 10 will rule, and for the information Continuum is the source that will make it possible. Windows 10 knows when the user is on phone or using keyboard or mouse or touchscreen and according to that it will react. Windows 10 on mobile phone will be totally different as for that it can work on a PC if you attach keyboard and mouse to it. If you are using tablet it will behave as a full screen with a touch start menu that you can do it with your fingers while you are using Windows 10. It is just like the responsive design which we witness in the modern websites.
What About apps in Windows 10?
Windows 10 assures you of its best feature that there will be a app that you can download from the app store that will run your whole device. All the different apps will adopt accordingly whether you are using tablet or PC. Microsoft will have a office suite that will have all the things but it would not be appropriate that you use Excel or Power point on the Windows phone.
How will the Windows 8 apps work on Windows 10?
Metro or Modern design app were those which came in Windows 8 that worked on full screen. In Windows 10 full screen app will be optional. If you are using Surface PRO 3 that is convertible two in one device it will work due to Continuum if you will work with the keyboard attach to it it will work as old fashioned Windows with start menu but once you detach the keyboard then it will be touchscreen so for that it will work like the Windows 8 for the touch users. What about the Modern apps that you bought, what will happen to them? For windows 10, well the Continuum will help you if you are using in the tablet mode, it will behave like it always had, but if you are in desktop mode then it will convert into normal Windows app that you can drag and use it very easily.
How Will be the Windows 10 Desktop look like?
Snaps is the feature of Windows 10 that will arrange all the apps side by side with a better layout that will allow you display among four apps. Finally there is also support for multiple desktops so you can maintain all your work at a side and also you can slide back quickly to the desktop and do other works. There is also a task outlook button that lives the task. You just have to click and it will show all of the files or folders you have opened. Microsoft Cortana is the best feature that if you speak to it or give any order to your PC after turning it on it will follows your orders and if you are in a state of confusion and if you ask something it will provide a certainly relevant answer with respect to the maps or site.
Will Internet explorer still be there?
Well in some way yes and in some way no. For some reasons Microsoft will have Internet Explorer in Windows 10 but there is good news also that Microsoft is coming with its own Browser that is Microsoft Edge, it will not be ordinary browser because it is something that Microsoft will launch although it will offer the same things as the other browsers.
Microsoft Virtual Assistant Cortana will be helpful in making decision because as you search it will drop suggestions into address bar, and into the side bar it will accumulate important information on restaurant and business websites. There is a Web Note Button so if you click on it, you will be annotate what you are looking at and share you notes through ONE NOTE or through the email. As it seems the future is bright for the Browser and for your information the Browser is still there using code name project Spartan.
How to Upgrade to Windows 10 & what will be the cost?
We all know that Windows 10 will be launched on 29 July. Well for user who have or are running Windows 7 and 8.1 it will be free of cost so they can upgrade to Windows 10 within one year. And those user who have not upgraded or have an earlier version of Windows, it will cost huge money that is Windows 10 Pro for $199 and Windows 10 Home for $119.
Microsoft is also sending notifications to Windows 8.1 and 7 users that they can simply reserve a copy of free Windows 10. Well if you have done the reservation then Microsoft will send a notification that Windows 10 is ready to be installed, so you can choose the best time for the installation of the most awaited Windows 10 and can get to know about its best feature by using them.