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Windows 10 demands more computing resources than Windows 7. Our recommended minimum requirements to upgrade any computer to Windows 10 are as follows:
Also, upgrading from one operating system to another carries a risk that some of your existing applications and drivers (cameras, printers, etc.) may not function correctly. It's good practice to back up your computer first, then perform the upgrade, or at least have installation media ready to reinstall any applications that do not function correctly after the update is completed.
A quick tip: If you have an older version of Internet Explorer, you probably won’t be able to access the Microsoft download website. If this is your case, you’ll need to use another web browser like Google Chrome.
Select the Upgrade this PC now option to download the files and begin the upgrade.
After the installation completes, you’ll need to go through the easy out-of-box-experience (OOBE) to finish setting up Windows 10, and then you’ll once again see your familiar desktop and every new feature included with Windows 10.
The installation process depends on the installation media.
This is probably the common option to upgrade a Windows 10 system. You need to have the installation media at hand to perform the upgrade.
If you don't want to install from USB or DVD, or cannot, you may run setup directly from the ISO image instead. Note that you need to select ISO during creation for that.
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