Windows 10 Home
Get faster start-ups; a familiar yet expanded Start menu; and great new ways to get stuff done even across multiple devices.
The best Windows yet
Windows 10 works seamlessly across all your devices. Start writing a document on your PC at the office, continue on your phone at the coffee shop, then finish up on your laptop at home. With Windows 10, you can pick up right where you left off.
Sign in to your Windows devices3 in less than 2 seconds with Windows Hello—3 times faster than a password. Facial or fingerprint recognition provides instant access, and you always have the option of retaining a PIN as a backup.
With built-in virus protection, Windows Defender protects your device from sophisticated threats with a combination of processes to help identify and block ransomware. Automatic updates1 ensure you have complete, ongoing protection against current and future threats. Windows Firewall notifies you about suspicious activity and block viruses, worms, and hackers.
The multitasking features of Windows 10 pair perfectly with Office. Arrange your screen however you want, easily manage multiple Office apps and docs on one screen, and effortlessly snap up to four of them to optimize your work space. You can also slide the shared edge of snapped apps to wherever you want it, easily resizing both apps in a single motion.
Cortana is your personal digital assistant.6 She can notify you about appointments and deadlines, suggest documents you may need for an upcoming meeting, and sync with your group calendar. Create, modify, and open lists with just your voice. And Cortana seamlessly integrates with other Windows apps, like Sticky Notes, Ink reminders, and Microsoft To-Do events.
Microsoft Edge is the faster, safer browser optimized for the modern web, yet still compatible with legacy apps and sites. Write or type directly on webpages and share your markups with others. Use the reading view to remove distractions. Plus, it plays Netflix4 in crystal-clear 4K Ultra HD resolution.5
1GHz processor or faster
1GB RAM for 32-bit; 2GB for 64-bit
Required hard disk space
Up to 20GB 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.com/useterms
Activation required • Single license • 32 & 64-bits on USB 3.0 media included