Friday, June 25, 2021 10:00 AM (GMT+7)
Microsoft has just officially announced Windows 11, and one of the things that users care about is whether their current system will be upgraded to the new Windows for free.
The new update will bring a visual overhaul along with performance and productivity improvements, as well as native support for Android apps. If you’re excited about Windows 11, users will be delighted when Microsoft confirms that it will be free for all Windows 10 devices. However, their devices will have to meet the minimum system requirements.
Windows 11 will officially be a free upgrade for Windows 10 users in the fall.
However, the company goes on to suggest that Windows 11’s updates may not be free forever. Although Microsoft has not determined how long users need to get the new update, the company notes that it is entitled to end the free offer, but “the end date shall not be earlier than one year from the time it becomes available. available”.
Microsoft also notes that Windows 11 users can “go back to Windows 10 while keeping files and data”. After the 10-day period expires, users will need to backup and install from scratch if they want to go back to Windows 10.
Finally, Microsoft also notes that people with devices running Windows 10 S Mode can download Windows 11 Home as long as they meet the minimum system requirements. However, if you have a device running Windows 10 Pro S Mode, users will need to exit S Mode and upgrade because Windows 11 Pro S Mode is not available.
Users can download the PC Health Check application from Microsoft to check whether the system meets the requirements of the free upgrade of Windows 11 or not.
If you’re using older versions of Windows, you’ll need to switch to Windows 10 first to claim the free Windows 11 upgrade.
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