Is an upgrading from Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10 possible?
Windows 10 from Windows 7 or 8.1 employs many users who buy an new Computer or an new Notebook, before the appearance of Windows 10.
Microsoft made it provided for one year to carry out a free upgrade to Windows 10. This will be possible with all PC and mobile phones that are running with installed Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone 8.1 .
Excludes RT and Windows Enterprise, or volume licenses!
Microsoft will not stop even the operating system is illegal to upgrade to the new Windows 10. However, the use of this remains illegal.
For a year after appearance of Windows 10 ( 29 Jun 2015 - 29 Jun.2016)
Addendum: You can still activate / install Windows 10 / 11 with a 7 or 8.1 key in 2022!
An update ensures that the latest features and security enhancements of the current version of Windows are available. Read the article Windows Update: FAQ if you want to update your device and need more information.
For information about an error message that you received while upgrading or installing Windows 10, see Activation Error Help in Windows . There press CTRL + F and insert the error code. You will then receive information about the code and how to fix the error.