Do great things with the best Windows ever

It’s the Windows you know, only better

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Familiar from the start

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.

“This combines the strengths of Windows 8 with Windows 7.” — Windows Insider

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Millions of people are already using Windows 10

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.

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Enjoy innovative experiences and devices

Sorting achievements that you have already at the top of the page was very smart." — Windows Insider

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Best Windows ever for gaming

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.

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Go beyond browsing

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.

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Windows 10 is personal and productive

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Great ways to finish faster

Windows 10 gives you the best experience for doing what you do. Stay focused with easy ways to snap apps in place and optimise your screen space for getting things done. See your open tasks in a single view and create virtual desktops to gain space or group things by project, like Office apps for work and games for play.

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The best screen is always the one that you’re on

Windows 10 enables your apps to look and work great in all modes, on all devices and even as you transition from one to another3.

Windows optimises your experience for your activity and device. Onscreen features adapt for easy navigation. Apps scale smoothly from small to large screens3. You can change from desktop to tablet mode at any time, knowing that your screen will display beautifully and transition smoothly.

Looks like a phone. Works like a PC.

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.

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

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.

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Built-in apps that work across your devices

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.

The most secure Windows ever

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We've got you covered

Windows 10 is the most secure Windows that we've ever built. From the first time you boot up your device through its supported lifetime, you're covered by enhanced security features that help protect against viruses, malware and even phishing attacks.

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Log in with a smile

Windows Hello recognises you out of all the others. So you – and only you – can unlock your device with a look or a touch*.

This method is more personal, which is precisely what makes it more secure. 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 sensors