How to get the latest version of Windows 10 from Microsoft

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As you know, it is now becoming obvious that Microsoft has been forcing users to use Windows 10. The most recent event is that the new Office (Office 2019) can not be installed on Windows 8.1 or earlier versions. This means you can not install it unless you are using Windows 10. I think it is just the beginning. A few years from now, when old versions of Windows OS will no longer supported, getting a Windows 10 upgrade is the only way to secure your PC. The following is the detailed instructions on how to get the original version of Windows 10.

Step 1: Download media creation tool from Microsoft homepage (Click “Download tool now” button)
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

Step 2: After the download is complete, just open this tool.

Step 3: Read the terms and if it’s ok, click “Accept”.

accept applicable notices and license terms

Step 4: If you are using an old version of Windows and trying to upgrade to Windows 10, just select “Upgrade this PC now” option. However, if the thing you want is purely getting a copy of Windows 10 image, select the second option “Create installation media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another PC”.

there are 2 choices: upgrade this pc now or create installation media

Step 5: Untick the recommended options then select the language, the edition and the architecture you want.

change display language, edition and architecture of windows 10

Step 6: If you want to create a Windows 10 bootable USB, just plug in an USB drive (at least 8GB of available space) into your PC then select “USB flash drive” option. Because I just want to download the ISO image so I selected the 2nd option.

you get 2 choices: download ISO file or create bootable USB installer

The download process is moving along quickly or slowly, this depends entirely on your internet connection.

downloading windows 10 - 2% of progress

And here is the file I got after 12 minutes of waiting.

the download is complete

How to get the latest version of Windows 10 from Microsoft
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If you would have any questions or concerns, please leave your comments. I would be glad to explain in more details. Thank you so much for all your feedback and support!


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2 thoughts on “How to get the latest version of Windows 10 from Microsoft

  1. Soumi mukherjee

    I have tried both the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant and the media creation tool. In the Upgrade Assistant, I accepted the T&C, then it started to check the PC for compatibility. It showed the following:
    CPU – OK
    Memory Space- OK
    Operating System- Your Operating System is not activated. Activate Now
    The last 2 words were a link. When I clicked on it, nothing happened! Pls help me out…

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  2. COSTI

    Hi there! I’m Costi from France; all I can say about you and your programmes is that : YOU ARE…. TOMMOROW, YOU ARE…… THE FUTURE IN SKIN AND BONES! As the franch says: ”chapeau bas”…..the hat down!
    I feel that I have a privilege to know you and I thank you for that; hope will be in touch from time to time!
    I wish you, from the deep of my heart just luck , health and happiness!!!!
    Respect, Costi.

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