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Last 100 Days for Windows 10 Free Update: Update Windows 7/8.1 to 10 Now!

2016-04-21 16:20:41 Posted by Tracy King to Todo Backup Resource

Summary:
It’s being officially noticed that Microsoft will close the Windows 10 free update access to Windows 7 or 8.1 users to update their systems very soon. It’s the last 100 days for Windows 10 free update and if you are still using Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 and want to update to Windows 10 for free, read this passage and find out how to free update to Windows 10 from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 now.

Update to Windows 10 from Windows 7/8.1.

Hurry! Windows 10 free update is only 100 days left!

According to Microsoft, it’s only 100 days left for Windows 10 free update. It seems that Microsoft has made all endeavor to expand and push Windows 10 to the world. And now this company has officially announced that it will close the free Windows 10 update access to Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 even lower system users about 100 days later.

Therefore, you have to be hurry. It’s time for you to seize the last chance to update your present computer system into a higher level now. How? This would be an excellent opportunity for you to update/upgrade Windows 7/8/8.1 to Windows 10 for free without losing data now. 

Tip 1. Backup Windows 7/8.1 data and system before updating to Windows 10

It's highly recommended for you to create Windows 7/8.1 data and system backups firstly. This is a wise choice for prevent data loss issues while updating system to Windows 10. Here we’d like to introduce you a directly method to free backup all Windows 7/8.1 data and system with simple clicks. And this method is to use professional backup and recovery software. Here you may try EaseUS Todo Backup Free which supports to free backup files, disk partition and even system within 3 steps. And you’re also recommended to backup data into an external storage device to protect data and system.

Free download EaseUS Todo Backup Free and follow next steps to backup Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 data and system now. Connect an external hard drive or USB drive with PC firstly.

1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup Free and choose "File Backup" or "System Backup".

EaseUS Todo Backup backups Windows 7/8.1 data and system.

2. Select files or system that you need to backup and navigate the backup destination to save backup images. Then click Proceed

Backup data and system before update to Windows 10 from Windows 7/8.1.

After all these steps, all Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 data and systems will be backed up as compressed image and stored in the selected location. Then you can start to free update Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 to Windows 10 now.

Tip 2. Free update to Windows 10 from Windows 7/8.1

There exists a tiny difference in updating Windows 7 to 10 and upgrading Windows 8/8.1 to Windows 10. So the following, you’ll see two methods to free update Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 to Windows 10:

Update to Windows 10 from Windows 7

If your PC has received a Windows 10 update note with "Your PC is ready for your free update", you can directly click the message “Get Windows 10”, then the computer will automatically download Windows 10 and then you can install it on your computer.

If you didn’t receive the update notice, please follow next steps to install Windows 10 on your computer:

1. Go to Start > type Update in the search box > click Windows Update.
2. In the left panel, click Check for updates and then find the updates, then click Install updates.

If Windows 7 cannot check and find the Windows 10 update, you can also go to Microsoft website and download Windows 10 installation patches there and perform a clean install of it.

Update to Windows 10 from Windows 8 or 8.1

If you need to update Windows 8 to Windows 10, you need to update from Windows 8 to 8.1 firstly. Or you can download Windows 10 installation files from Microsoft and then perform a clean install of it on your PC.

Here now let’s see how to update Windows 8.1 to 10:

Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for Update > System will show the latest available option for you, click Update now

You may also perform a clean installation of Windows 10 by downloading the installing files and install it on your computer.

After the update, you can then restore the backup data to your computer with EaseUS Todo Backup Free with simple clicks. And when you want to go back to Windows 7 or 8.1, you can just restore the backed up system to your PC with EaseUS Todo Backup Free anytime you need.