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Want to get Windows 10?

There are two ways to get Windows 10. Take a short quiz to help you evaluate the best way—either purchasing the OS and installing it on your current PC or buying a new PC with Windows 10 installed.

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Tell us about your computer’s speed

Are tasks like starting up, running applications, and opening programs taking longer than you’d like?

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How long does your computer’s battery last?

Are you constantly on the lookout for places to plug in?

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How many programs can you run at the same time?

Opening multiple browser tabs, programs, apps—you should be able to run them all at the same time without sacrificing performance.

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How important is the security of your PC?

Windows 10 provides comprehensive, built-in security protection—at no extra cost.3

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It may be time for a new PC

Speed, security, better battery life—get it all. Plus, new computers are thinner, lighter, and come with new features like touchscreens. Based on your answers, a new Windows 10 PC can give you a better experience.

Get a new PC with Windows 10


Stream and search with the speed you need. With faster processors and the latest technology, startups are on average at least two times faster.4 Plus, many new computers come with Windows Hello, a fast, secure, password-free way to unlock your PC with facial recognition or a fingerprint.1

  • Checkmark indicating that a new Windows 10 PC may be faster than your old PC running Windows 10

    Speed

  • Checkmark indicating a new Windows 10 PC may have a longer battery life compared to your old PC running Windows 10. Battery life varies with settings and usage

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  • Checkmark indicating a new Windows 10 PC may provide better performance compared to your old PC running Windows 10

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  • Checkmark indicating a new Windows 10 PC will ensure you always have the latest security updates for the supported lifetime of the device, internet fees may apply

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Install Windows 10 on your current PC that’s running Windows 7


If your computer is capable of installing Windows 10, you will receive updates for the supported lifetime of your device.3 But doing so may not fix problems with your PC hardware. It also won’t enable hardware specific features of Windows 10 like touchscreens or Windows Hello.1

  • An x indicating installing Windows 10 on your Windows 7 PC may not improve speed

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  • An x indicating a new Windows 10 PC may have a longer battery life compared to your old PC running Windows 10. Battery life varies with settings and usage

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Buy a new Windows 10 PC

Work online, offline, print, present, and play with a computer that fits your style and budget.

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Buy Windows 10 for your current PC

Check system requirements to see if your PC can run Windows 10, and see which version is right for you.

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Based on your answers, you’re pretty happy with your PC

Looks like you’re interested in Windows 10 and we’ve got a couple of options for you. Regardless of what you choose, Windows 10 can keep your computer up to date.3 However, you can get it all with a new computer: speed, security, and long battery life.

Get a new PC with Windows 10


Stream and search with the speed you need. With faster processors and the latest technology, startups are on average at least two times faster.4 Plus, many new computers come with Windows Hello, a fast, secure, password-free way to unlock your PC with facial recognition or a fingerprint.1

  • Checkmark indicating that a new Windows 10 PC may be faster than your old PC running Windows 10

    Speed

  • Checkmark indicating a new Windows 10 PC may have a longer battery life compared to your old PC running Windows 10. Battery life varies with settings and usage

    Long battery life2

  • Checkmark indicating that a new Windows 10 PC may provide better performance compared to your old PC running Windows 10

    Performance

  • Checkmark indicating a new Windows 10 PC will ensure you always have the latest security updates for the supported lifetime of the device, internet fees may apply

    Security3

Install Windows 10 on your current PC that’s running Windows 7


If your computer is capable of installing Windows 10, you will receive updates for the supported lifetime of your device.3 But doing so may not fix problems with your PC hardware. It also won’t enable hardware specific features of Windows 10 like touchscreens or Windows Hello.1

  • An x indicating installing Windows 10 on your Windows 7 PC may not improve speed

    Speed

  • An x indicating a new Windows 10 PC may have a longer battery life compared to your old PC running Windows 10. Battery life varies with settings and usage

    Long battery life2

  • An x indicating installing Windows 10 on your Windows 7 PC may not improve performance

    Performance

  • Checkmark indicating that installing Windows 10 on your current PC will ensure you always have the latest security updates for the supported lifetime of the device, internet fees may apply

    Security3

Two Windows 10 Laptops sitting back to back

Consider buying a new Windows 10 PC

Touchscreens, all-day battery, thin, light, fast—you may be surprised with what you can find.

SHOP WINDOWS 10 COMPUTERS

Buy Windows 10 for your current PC

Check system requirements to see if your PC can run Windows 10, and see which version is right for you.

CHECK SYSTEM REQUIREMENTSCOMPARE VERSIONS

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Still have questions?

Find a Microsoft Store near you to schedule an appointment, or shop Microsoft’s curated selection of PCs and software.

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1 Requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.

2 Battery life varies with settings and usage.

3 For the supported lifetime of the device; new feature updates are automatically delivered to devices that have enough free disk space available via Windows Update. When possible, Windows will automatically free up space if there isn’t enough free already, and will guide you through freeing up even more if the automatic clean up is not sufficient. Devices without the required free disk space will receive automatic security updates only, space permitting. Feature updates will be available for the user to download but will not be automatically delivered through Windows Update. ISP fees may apply. Significant additional storage and/or hardware requirements may apply over time for updates. See https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-specifications for more details.

4 Boot times, battery life, and launching Microsoft Edge tested by Principled Technologies: September 2018. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.