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If you haven’t already upgraded to Windows 10, firstly, where have you been? And secondly, you will probably want to upgrade sooner rather than later because Microsoft have just set a date for an end to free upgrades.Windows 10 upgrade

If you would like to upgrade to the new operating system, you now have until 29th July 2016 to do so, free of charge. Thereafter, it will cost £100 per computer.

If you are just updating your own personal computer, that is expensive enough, but if your company has 100 computers, that’s £10,000 for an update which you can get completely free right now.

The market is slowly moving over to Windows 10 as individuals and businesses begin to realise the benefits that the operating system can provide. 9.96% of the market are now using Windows 10, which makes it the fourth most used operating system in the world.

Windows 7 is still by far the most used operating software in the market, with well over half of market share (55.68%). Second place goes to Windows XP with 10.93% and third place to Windows 8.1 with 10.3%.

There is a wide array of features and benefits that are drawing more people towards the operating system, most notably the additions of Cortana, the Windows digital personal assistant, the Edge browser and the re-addition of the Start Menu.

What makes Windows 10 so appealing is its similarities to Windows 7. The return of the Start Menu is proving very popular with users, where the introduction of a safer and more powerful browser in the Edge is enhancing browser experiences all over the globe. Windows have taken the best parts of the world’s favourite operating system, Windows 7, and have improved them, modernised them, and added to them to create the most integrated operating system to date.

Best of all, it’s completely free until 29th July. After this date, upgrading to this world class operating system will become quite an expense to yourself and your company. Join the 67 million world wide users and upgrade to Windows 10 today.

If you would like any help or advice regarding upgrading to Windows 10, please contact one of our friendly team on 01522 883636 or email sales@scstechsolutions.co.uk.

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