You're already an expert with the familiar Start menu, task bar and desktop. Live tiles instantly provide streaming updates of what matters most.
Windows 10 is designed to be compatible with the hardware, software and peripherals you already own. And updates that are always enabled help you stay up-to-date with features and security for the supported lifetime of your device.
The Windows Insider Programme is a global community of fans who love Windows and want to help make it better. Insiders get to see new features first. So they have the opportunity to provide feedback to continue shaping the best Windows ever.
Learn more about being part of the Windows Insider community.
Gaming just got even better with Windows 10. Not only do your existing games work great, you can now play and connect with gamers across Xbox One and Windows 10 devices. From the best casual games to a new generation of PC gaming, Windows 10 is built for games you love1.
Microsoft Edge is the all-new browser that helps you to go beyond browsing and get more done on the web. Experience the thrill of writing or typing directly on web pages. Clear away distractions from your online articles. And, with Cortana enabled, you can instantly move from searching to doing.2.
Cortana works across your day and your devices to help you get things done. By learning more over time, Cortana becomes more personal and useful to you. Cortana's also great at reminders, delivering them at the right time and place. So you can forget less and do more2.
Look at how much more your Windows 10 phone can do with the power of Continuum for phones. Use it like a PC for getting things done or turn it into a large-screen projector for big time entertainment – all without tying up your phone4.Learn more
Introducing the new Windows Store. A one-step 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, films and TV programmes4.See the Windows Store
Windows 10 comes with elegant built-in apps5 like Maps, Photos, Mail & Calendar, Groove, Films & 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.
Windows 10 is the most secure Windows we’ve ever built. From the first boot up through the supported lifetime of your device, Windows Defender is protecting against viruses, malware and spyware.
Windows Hello recognises you apart from all others, so you – and only you – can unlock your device with a look or a touch*.
This method is more secure precisely because it’s more personal. And, with no more login passwords to slow you down, you can quickly get right into what you want.
*Windows Hello requires specialised hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensorsShop Windows Hello devices
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1 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/en-GB/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 www.windows.com/windows10specs. Xbox One, PC/Tablet and Phone versions of games all sold separately.
2 Cortana is available in selected markets. Experience may vary by region and device. The Cortana app is required for Android and iOS devices (requires Android version 4.1.2 or higher, or iPhone 4 with iOS 8.0 or higher). Hardware dependent. Accessories are sold separately.
3 App experiences may vary.
4 External monitor must support HDMI input. Continuum-compatible accessories sold separately. App availability and experience vary by device and market. Office 365 subscription required for some features.
5 Feature, content and app availability and experience may vary by market and device.