Step up to Windows 10

Earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification in Windows 8 between February 15, 2015, and May 31, 2015, and you’ll be eligible to take a Windows 10 exam (Exam 697) for free.

Step Up offer

Step 1: Prove what you know. Earn your MCSA: Windows 8 certification.

Certified in Windows XP?

Schedule Exam 692

Certified in Windows 7?

Schedule Exam 689

Step 2: When the Windows 10 Exam 697 is available (expected in the second half of 2015), sign in to the Microsoft site, and then register for the exam online for free.

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Terms and conditions

  • The Step up offer is available to individuals who earn an MCSA: Windows 8 certification between February 15, 2015, and May 31, 2015.
  • The Step up offer consists of one free attempt at Windows 10 Exam 697 when it becomes available.
  • To redeem the free Windows 10 exam, you must sign into the Microsoft site prior to scheduling your exam.
  • You must take Exam 697 no later than May 31, 2016.