The exact date for the much anticipated Microsoft Windows 10 is yet to be confirmed. But going by the words of Microsoft Terry Myerson as reported in techradar, Windows 10
will be be available this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages
Also, AMD CEO, Lisa Su has confirmed this during a recent quarterly conference call with analysts and investors that
What we also are factoring in is, with the Windows 10 launch at the end of July, we are watching the impact of that on the back-to-school season’
In January this year, Microsoft’s Operating System head, Terry Myerson opined that the OS might hit the markets in autumn this year.
It has been confirmed in a blogspot that Genuine Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 customers will be receiving free upgrade to Windows 10 and it is exciting to know that once customers upgrade, they will continue to receive ongoing Windows innovation and security updates for free, for the supported lifetime of that device.. Read free offer details
Some of the expectations from this new OS includes but not limited to:
- More secure and modern experience.
- Bringing all of our customers to Windows 10 improves the ecosystem for developers which makes Windows better for all of our customers.
- An in-place upgrade experience from Windows 7 or Windows 8, to Windows 10… etc
It was advised that when we can’t verify if Windows is properly installed, licensed, and not tampered with, a watermark will be created on the desktop to notify the user. The MOS head suggested that if such scenario arises, the device should be returned immediately to the retailer from whom it was purchased and request a Genuine Windows device. Non-Genuine Windows has a high risk of malware, fraud, public exposure of your personal information, and a higher risk for poor performance or feature malfunctions. Non-Genuine Windows is not supported by Microsoft or a trusted partner.
More news update is been expected from Windows partners on the specifics of their offers.