How to reserve your Windows 10 free upgrade or cancel the reservation?

Microsoft is going to release the Windows 10 free upgrade on July 29, 2015.

If your personal computer or tablet is currently running a licensed copy of Windows 7 or 8, then you can reserve your copy of Windows 10 free upgrade.

Below is the system requirements for Windows 10 free upgrade published by Microsoft:

  • Latest OS: Make sure you are running the latest version either Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 Update.
  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC
  • RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit
  • Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS
  • Graphics card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
  • Display: 1024x600
(For complete requirements, please visit this link https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-specifications)

Here's how you can reserve your Windows 10 free upgrade:

  1. Make sure you're running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windows 8.1, and you must have installed a March Windows update KB3035583. If the update was already installed, the Get Windows 10 app should be installed on your computer. This app lets you reserve your copy of Windows 10.
  2. Click the Windows icon on the system tray.
  3. Click Reserve your free upgrade.
  4. Enter your email address to receive confirmation of your reservation and Send confirmation.
  5. You can now close the Get Windows 10 window.


Should you change your mind, here's how to cancel reservation for free upgrade to Windows 10 in Get Windows 10 app:

  1. Click the Windows icon on the system tray.
  2. Click the three horizontal lines or the "hamburger" style menu button in the upper left corner.
  3. Click the link for View confirmation.
  4. Click on the Cancel reservation link.
  5. Click on Cancel reservation button to confirm.
  6. Click on Close button to close the Get Windows 10 app.

[Photo Credit: Windows' FB Page]

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