Microsoft had given a deadline of one year to users of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 to migrate free of charge to Windows 10.
If you have exceeded this period be aware that it is always possible to do it by following our tips below. Otherwise, you can buy it from the Microsoft Store (from €145).
From January 14, 2020, Windows 7 will no longer receive updates or fixes from Microsoft. Therefore, it is recommended to upgrade to version 8 or 10. .
Get Windows 10 for free.
For free install Windows 10 on your PC, follow the three points of this tutorial.
1. Product key Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.
Thanks to your product key Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, you can download free of charge the Windows installation media 10 from Microsoft. You just need to enter your key when Windows 10 is requested.
Windows will indicate to you that the latter is enabled with a digital license, it is a different method of authentication. You will then be free to reinstall Windows 10 on your computer or laptop as soon as you want.
We recommend that you link your migration to your Microsoft account, this will allow you to easily switch Windows 10 on your PC, if you have modified the hardware configuration (motherboard, graphics..).
In fact, if you do not connect and that Windows 10 has major updates, then it will not be possible to reactivate your license digital.
To do so, simply log in with a Microsoft account via Settings → update and security → Activation → Add account Microsoft.
Otherwise, please visit this page Windows for more information.
2. Do not activate the activation key.
Note that you can also download and install Windows 10 from the Microsoft site. The activation key will be required, but it is possible to ignore this step and its reminder notifications.
If you are satisfied with Windows 10, then you will have to purchase the activation key.
3. Install the trial version 90 days for Windows 10 Enterprise.
For use completely legal and free, there is the test version of Windows 10 Enterprise. Of course, it expires after 3 months, but if you just want to try Windows 10 on an old PC or a laptop, then why not..