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Can I Upgrade To Windows 10 Directly From 7?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 by | Filed Under: Windows 10, Windows 8
 
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Alice has a question about upgrading to Windows 10.  She writes:  “I would like to know if I am currently running windows 7 do I have to upgrade to 8 before upgrade to 10 or can I just upgrade to 10 ?”

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Alice, you can upgrade directly to Windows 10. By the way, upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 is not free. It’s also a a clean install that overwrites your whole system, so there’s absolutely no reason to pay $100 for something you’re going to overwrite.

You can upgrade directly to Windows 10 for free if you’re running a Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PC capable of handling the upgrade. If you’re running Windows 8, you will need to take the free upgrade to Windows 8.1 first before moving on to Windows 10.

But as for you, Alice, you should be good to go.

~ Cynthia

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