It’s been about a month now since Microsoft released Windows 10 as a free upgrade for existing users of Windows, and it looks like the new operating system is off to a strong start. It’s hard to say exactly how many people have taken advantage of the free upgrade offer, but in mid-August sources at Microsoft told tech news site NeoWin had surpassed 53 million installs.
Maybe you’re still not sure if you want to get on board and upgrade to Windows 10 on your system, however. It’s natural to be a little leery; early adopters of new tech products often have to put up with some bugs. Or maybe you still feel burned by Windows 8. If that’s the case, maybe we can help you make an informed decision on whether to upgrade.
This won’t be a comprehensive review of Windows 10. If you’re looking for a more in-depth take, we recommend the reviews at CNET or PC Magazine. In this series, our goal is just to attempt to give an overall impression of what using Windows 10 is like and discuss some of the major new features to take the uncertainty out of the equation for those still unsure whether to upgrade.
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