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Windows 10: Greater, Much stronger, More quickly?

Microsoft made a big splash featuring its launch of Windows 10 on July 29, 2015. For several PC users, switching for the new OS is really a no-brainer, while for others, it's actually a close call. There are decided whether your enterprise is prepared to make the switch, here's a closer have a look at Windows 10 that may help you see whether the modern OS is truly better, stronger, and faster.

COST

Upgrade to Windows 10 at no cost! Users with Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1 will get the modern OS totally free until July 29, 2016. Windows 10 is provided for free for your use of the device, meaning support and updates free so long as Microsoft sports ths main system.

Windows, XP, 7 Enterprise, 8/8.1 Enterprise and RT/RT 8.1 are excluded out of this giveaway. These OS's need a payment of $119 per Home license or $199 per Pro license to upgrade to Windows 10. However, for those who have Software Assurance with one of these OS's, after that your upgrade is free.

SUPPORT

Windows 7 and Windows 8 are approaching end of support faster than we want to think. By upgrading to Windows 10, you gain years of additional mainstream and extended support. Here's a comparison in the main system support lifecycles for Windows 10 vs. Windows 8 vs. Windows 7:

Os End of Mainstream Support End of Extended Support

Windows 7 January 13, 2015 January 14, 2020
Windows 8 January 9, 2018 January 10, 2023
Windows 10 October 13, 2020 October 14, 2025

Windows 10 brings added years of mainstream and extended support. End of mainstream support means that Microsoft will no longer enhance the product, but there will be support for security and reliability issues. End of extended support still provides security and reliability support; however, this marks the end of support for non-security hotfixes, requests for brand new features and styles, and warranty claims.



Now you ask what you want to do when your OS support wraps up over the following number of years? If you are an eligible candidate for any free upgrade to Windows 10, it could be worthwhile to upgrade ahead of the offer expires.

SPEED

Is Windows 10 faster? TechSpot put Windows 10 for the test against Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 for speed performance. The modern OS ranked within mere seconds of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 for speed in all performance areas. Is really a glimpse in the difference you could be capable to feel each day with wake up and boot times:

Main system Hibernation Wake Up Hybrid Sleep Wake Boot Time

Windows 7 27 seconds 17 seconds 5 seconds
Windows 8.1 23 seconds 12 seconds 4 seconds
Windows 10 21 seconds 10-seconds 6 seconds

Comparable to wake up and boot speed, it's a close call for Windows 10 against Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 in application, storage, and gaming performance. Windows 10 doesn't have an obvious enlighten past OS's in terms of speed in different particular category.

FEATURES

Windows 10 brings futuristic features to computing. Using this type of new OS, users should be expecting enhanced collaboration, mobility and convenience having a fresh look. Here's a summary of some of the newest enhancements:

MOBILITY. The newest OS RUNS ACROSS ALL MICROSOFT DEVICES - FROM DESKTOPS TO LAPTOPS, HYBRID, TABLETS, AND SMARTPHONES. It is a SINGLE PLATFORM For your ENDPOINTS.
CORTANA. MICROSOFT'S WINDOWS PHONE VOICE ASSISTANT ANSWERS Questions Quickly. CORTANA ALSO HANDLES CORE COMMANDS LIKE OPENING A BROWSER, Setting up a NEW EMAIL, SETTING REMINDERS OR CALENDAR APPOINTMENTS, AND MORE.
WINDOWS HELLO. SHOW That person OR TOUCH YOUR FINGER ON DEVICES FOR BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION. HELLO REMOVES THE NEED FOR PASSWORDS, AND MAKES AUTHENTICATION Safer.
EDGE. SEARCH FASTER Together with the NEW M

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