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- Built-in security features include antivirus, firewall, and internet protections
- Scan your face or fingerprint with Windows Hello for a fast, secure, and password-free way to unlock your PC.*
- Focus assist allows you to block notifications, sounds, and alerts for some distraction-free work time.
- Your timeline provides a quick and easy way to scroll your most recent documents, apps, and websites
- Microsoft Photos is a simple way to organize, search, edit, and share your photos and videos.**
- Instantly stream live gameplay, take screen recordings, and control individual audio settings with Game bar.
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Comprehensive, built-in, ongoing protection
The most secure Windows ever. Windows 10 provides comprehensive, built-in protection—at no extra cost.1
Windows Hello, passwords goodbye
With Windows Hello you can just be yourself. Sign in more securely and three times faster2 with your face, fingerprint, or companion device.3
Always up to date
Windows 10 provides new feature and security updates on a regular cadence1 and on your terms. Schedule it for later that night, next week, or next month.
Always on defense
Windows 10 devices come with 360 degrees of comprehensive security—from internet defense against viruses, malware,4 and ransomware to tamper protection.5
What you need to get things done
From touchscreen6 support, to intuitive design, to features that help you focus and create—Windows 10 has the innovation to help you be productive.
Pick up where you left off
To access Timeline and view documents and activities in chronological order, click or tap the Task View icon in your taskbar or press Windows+Tab.
Secure and easy photo sharing
Connect Microsoft Photos with your OneDrive so photos and videos are synced and secured across your devices—even if your device is damaged or lost.7
Safer surfing all day long
Browse securely with Microsoft Defender SmartScreen and other built-in protections to prevent malware or phishing attacks and suspicious sites.
Your PC and phone, together
Now you can access your apps and notifications from your Android phone on your PC,8 so you never miss a text or notification.
Windows 10 for each of us
Whether you have a disability, a personal preference, or a unique work style, Windows 10 adapts to you.
Need a larger screen? A brighter screen? A narrator to read text? Find out about accessibility tools and features for people who are blind, color blind, or have low vision.
For those who are hard of hearing, have hearing loss, or have deafness, our specialized features can provide solutions including closed captioning, mono sound, and live call transcription.
Innovative tools such as dictation and Windows Hello sign-in can make the digital world more accessible for those who live with dyslexia, seizures, autism, or other cognitive differences.
Our applications for people living with learning disabilities can help increase focus, concentration, and understanding—and include tools to improve reading and writing skills.
Our suite of products helps people living with arthritis, quadriplegia, spinal cord injuries, and other mobility issues to navigate the digital world in non-traditional ways.
Make the most of your Microsoft 365 subscription
Premium Office apps, extra cloud storage, advanced security, and more, all in one convenient subscription.
Bring your ideas to life
Choose from thousands of curated stock images, icons, and fonts to add your own flair quickly and beautifully.
Organize your time
Manage multiple calendars in one view, sort through emails quickly with Focused Inbox, and use Suggested Replies to instantly hit send and move on.
Accomplish more together
Share OneDrive documents from your PC or mobile device and let friends, classmates, or family view, make suggestions, edit, or collaborate in real time.
Protect what’s important
Get 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage. That’s 300,000 photos, plus all your documents10 that you can access, edit, and share across all your devices—all while knowing your files are backed up and protected.
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Why shop at Microsoft Store
From free shipping and returns to expert support and online workshops, we’re here to help you do more with best-in-class devices, software, games and resources. Learn more
Fast, free shipping
Get your order in 2-3 days with no minimum purchase required.
Return almost any product in like-new condition in its original packaging within 30 days. Get up to 60 days for Surface devices.11
Instant software downloads
Install most apps and software, like Microsoft 365, Windows, and Xbox games, via digital download.
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- This is a full version of Windows 10. We recommend you back up your files before installing. Updates are automatically enabled during the support period—additional storage and/or hardware requirements apply for updates over time. Apps and features may vary by market. Windows Media Center is not supported. To check for compatibility, support period and other important information, visit your device manufacturer’s website and Windows 10 Specifications.
 For the supported lifetime of the device. Internet access fees may apply. Additional storage and/or hardware requirements may apply for updates over time. See Windows 10 Specifications for more details.
-  Based on average time comparison between typing a password and detecting a face or fingerprint in order to successfully authenticate a user.
 Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor, or other biometric sensors and capable devices.
-  Microsoft Defender version 4.12 and 4.18 scored 100% detection for protection against 0-day malware attacks, inclusive of web and email threats (Real-World Testing) by AV-Test, July and August, 2018.
 Security Providers page can be found in the Settings section of the Windows Security App.
 Hardware dependent.
 Secure storage, web and mobile access, and sharing requires all devices to be synced with OneDrive. Free OneDrive accounts include 5 GB of total storage, or room for about 2,000 photos. Internet access required, fees may apply.
 Users must link their mobile phone to their PC through ‘Link to Windows’ on their mobile phone where available, or through ‘Your Phone app’ on their PC. Your Phone app comes preinstalled on PCs with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update or later and is downloadable for Windows 10 April 2018 Update or later versions. Requires a Microsoft Account and an Android 7.0+ phone. Calls require a minimum PC software version of Windows 10 May 2019 update or higher. Requires Windows 10 PC supporting Bluetooth radio.
-  PC hardware requirements may vary for games on Windows 10. DirectX Raytracing available with supported games, graphics chips, and requires Windows 10 April Update (or newer).
-  Files may be made available for offline use. Otherwise internet is required. Fees may apply. Files Restore requires a Microsoft 365 subscription (sold separately). OneDrive files are restored to the state they were in before the attack occurred. File versions created up to 30 days in the past can be restored at any time for any reason. Assumes photos are 4 MB JPGs and documents are 0.8 MB Office files.
-  Extended return offer period available with Surface devices purchased from Microsoft Store online in select markets. Return process must be started within 60 days after customer received the device. Not available for purchases by reseller customers. Extended return offer period limited to 5 device returns total per eligible customer. Excludes Surface Hub. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time. Other exclusions and limits may apply. Microsoft Store return policy applies to extended returns. See applicable Microsoft Terms of Sale for more information.
1 Ghz or faster compatible processor
1 GB RAM for 32-bit; 2 GB for 64-bit
Required hard disk space
Up to 20 GB available hard disk space
Required video card
800 x 600 screen resolution or higher. DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver.
Internet access (fees may apply)
Other system requirements
Microsoft account required for some features. Watching DVDs requires separate playback software.
Additional system requirements
You must accept the enclosed License Terms, also at Microsoft License Terms.
Activation required • Single license • 32- and 64-bits on USB 3.0 media included