Laptop with Windows 10 Start menu
  • Laptop with Windows 10 Start Menu
  • Laptop with Windows 10 Start Menu
  • Laptop with Windows 10 Start Menu
  • Do

    familiar

    things

  • Do

    unexpected

    things

  • Do

    great

    things

The best Windows yet is here.

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It’s the Windows you know, only better

Familiar and better than ever

Laptop and phone with Windows 10 Start Menu

Familiar and better than ever

Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and is designed to work with software and hardware you already have.

This combines the strengths of Windows 8 with Windows 7.

Windows Insider

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Millions of people are already using Windows 10

Millions of people are already using Windows 10

The Windows Insider Program is a global community of fans who love Windows and want to help make it better. Insiders see the operating system in its earliest stages, and play a role in shaping it. Their feedback has contributed to the best Windows ever.

Learn more about being a part of the Windows Insider community.

It’s how doing gets done

Make the web work the way you do

Laptop with Microsoft Edge

Make the web work the way you do

Microsoft Edge lets you move quickly from browsing to doing. Write1 or type notes directly on webpages and share them with others, read online articles free of distraction, and save your favorite reads for convenient access later.

Discover Microsoft Edge

Multi-doing helps you get to “done” faster

Laptop with three apps snapped into place

Multi-doing helps you get to “done” faster

Get to done faster by better managing your desktop. Snap up to four things on one screen at the same time and create virtual desktops whenever you need more space or want to group things by project, like Office apps for work and games for play.

This Windows will definitely blow the other Windows versions out of the water.

Windows Insider

Flexibility to work how you want

The new Windows Store is the one place for all your favorites

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The new Windows Store is the one place for all your favorites

Introducing the new Windows Store, a unified shopping experience across every Windows 10 device. Browse the store on your PC, tablet, or phone and easily download great free and paid digital content including apps, games, music, movies, and TV shows.2

Great built-in apps that work across your devices

Windows 10 comes with great built-in apps4 like Maps, Photos, Mail & Calendar, Music, Movies & TV. And these apps use OneDrive to back up your information and sync seamlessly across your Windows 10 devices, so you’re never far from what you need.

The best screen is always the one you’re on

An all-in-one, 2-in-1, and Windows phone all showing the same image

The best screen is always the one you’re on

Windows 10 enables your apps to look and work great in all modes, on all touch PCs and tablets.5

Introducing the first smartphone with PC-like power

A Windows phone connected to a monitor

Introducing the first smartphone with PC-like power

Connect to a monitor, mouse, and keyboard to use your Windows 10 phone like a PC for getting things done or project to a larger-screen for big-time entertainment.6

Note: Continuum for phones will be available on select new premium phones coming soon.

Interact with your device however you want

Interact with your device however you want

Touch, type, write, or speak: the choice is yours so you can use whatever works best for what you’re doing. 7

Interact with your device however you want

Touch, type, pen: the choice is yours so you can use whatever works best for what you’re doing. 7

Interact with your device however you want

Touch, type, write, or speak: the choice is yours so you can use whatever works best for what you’re doing. 7

Touch

Do things like write on a webpage, swipe through your photos, and snap apps into place.

Type

When you need to get more done, use your keyboard or the touch keyboard on devices with touch.

Write

Use a pen to draw naturally, or add notes to files, sign documents, or play around with art apps.

Speak

Just by talking, you can ask Cortana to set a reminder or write an email, and chat with friends and family on Skype.8

You literally are the password

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You literally are the password

Any device can carry your content, but only Windows gives you a truly personal experience. With Windows Hello, your device authenticates and recognizes you based on your presence, providing extra security, convenience, and even a friendly hello.9

Note: Windows Hello will be available on select new devices coming soon.

Upgrade to Windows 10 for free10

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1 Hardware dependent.

2 Feature, content, and app availability and experience may vary by market and device.

3 Broadband internet required for some features (ISP fees apply). Xbox Live features only available with supported games in Xbox Live-supported countries, see xbox.com/live/countries. Limited number of games available in 2015 that support cross-device play; additional games to follow. Stream to one device at a time; streaming with multiplayer from Xbox One requires home network connection and Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately); Gold also required for multiplayer play on Xbox One. DirectX 12 only available with supported games and graphics chips. Game DVR only available with supported hardware. To check for compatibility and other important installation information, visit your device manufacturer’s website and the Windows 10 Specifications page. Xbox One, PC/Tablet and Phone versions of games all sold separately.

4 App availability and experience may vary by market: some content sold separately.

5 App experiences may vary. Hardware dependent.

6 External monitor must support HDMI input. Continuum-compatible accessories sold separately. App availability and experience varies by device and market. Office 365 subscription required for some features.

7 Hardware dependent; some accessories may be sold separately.

8 Skype app may require a separate download. Cortana experience may vary by region and device.

9 Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors.

10 Windows Offer Details

Yes, free! This upgrade offer is for a full version of Windows 10, not a trial. 3GB download required; internet access fees may apply. To take advantage of this free offer, you must upgrade to Windows 10 within one year of availability. Once you upgrade, you have Windows 10 for free on that device.

Windows 10 Upgrade Offer is valid for qualified Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices, including devices you already own. Some hardware/software requirements apply and feature availability may vary by device and market. The availability of Windows 10 upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 devices may vary by OEM, mobile operator or carrier. Features vary by device. Devices must be connected to the internet and have Windows Update enabled. Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 Update required. Some editions are excluded: Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise, and Windows RT/RT 8.1. Active Software Assurance customers in volume licensing have the benefit to upgrade to Windows 10 enterprise offerings outside of this offer. To check for compatibility and other important installation information, visit your device manufacturer’s website and the Windows 10 Specifications page.

Windows 10 is automatically updated. Additional requirements will apply over time for updates. See the Windows 10 Upgrade page for details.