Windows 10 Microsoft's latest operating system and will be familiar and easy to use. It has lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the return of the Start menu and removal of the tile interface as it's own environment.
Upgrading or Acquiring Windows 10
If you have not purchased a computer with Windows 10 already installed, please utilize the information below to acquire or purchase it.
Windows 7 or 8.1
Microsoft is making Windows 10 available as a free upgrade forand genuine Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 devices. The free upgrade for select Windows Phone 8.1 devices will start to be available later in 2015.
The only requirements for the free Windows 10 Upgrade are that your device is compatible, and you’re running genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1.
The link to download the upgrade tool can be found here.
For more information on upgrading your Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PC visit the Microsoft Windows 10 FAQ
Windows Vista and XP
You may purchase Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store or other retailers and install it on your existing device running Windows XP or Windows Vista if your device meets the minimum spec requirements for Windows 10. You will need to back up any existing files before installing Windows 10. It will be a “clean” install.
Vista and XP Users
Windows 10 is designed to run on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs. Microsoft recommends you experience Windows 10 on a newer device as PCs have improved dramatically since Windows XP was released in 2001 and Windows Vista was released in 2006. You will also be restricted in the support that your device components will have and may be unable to connect to properly interact with our network.
Get Started with Windows 10
Once you've upgraded, you'll need to learn how to get around the operating system. Windows 10 is full of new features and improvements. Click the link below to view the Microsoft tutorial for the feature or function you'd like to learn about.
- What's New
- Search and Help
- Setting Things Up
- Get Connected
- Windows Hello
- Microsoft Edge
- Xbox App
- Personalization and Settings
- Saving and Syncing Content
- Apps and Notifications
- Continuum and Touch
- Ease of Access
Connecting to AirOrangeX Wireless Network
Please follow our guide to connecting Windows 10 to AirOrangeX.
Windows 10 Support
Below you will find support pages to assist with common interactions with Windows 10.