Windows 10 Launched in South Africa

Hurry Up & Upgrade!


It’s finally here. The long waited newest version to Microsoft’s flagship operating system Windows 10 has officially been launched in South Africa, as well as 190 other countries around the world, today. The first wave of upgrades (both free and paid) are already in full swing available at leading service providers.Incredible Connection for example, a leading computer and consumables retailer recently announced that they will be offering free Windows 10 upgrade on new laptop purchases. While you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free, provided you meet the necessary requirements, Microsoft also announced that it keep Windows 10 at the same pricing structure as Windows 8.1. Retail prices for Windows 10 are pegged as follows:

Windows 10 Edition Full retail (USB) OEM
Windows 10 Home R1,699 R1,599
Windows 10 Pro R3,199 R2,299

Most people would want to know how they can upgrade to Windows 10 for free! Microsoft has also released the upgrade paths that qualify fort the upgrade and they are as follows :

Upgrading from Windows 7
From Windows 7 To Windows 10 edition
Windows 7 Starter Windows 10 Home
Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Professional Windows 10 Pro
Windows 7 Ultimate
Upgrading from Windows 8
From Windows 8 To Windows 10 edition
Windows Phone 8.1 Windows 10 Mobile
Windows 8.1 Windows 10 Home
Windows 8.1 Pro Windows 10 Pro
Windows 8.1 Pro for Students

So there you have it, upgrade to Windows 10 today and be at the cutting edge of next generation computing, courtesy of Microsoft. Remember that the free upgrade option is only available for a year from today, so put aside your free upgrade opportunity for too long.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s