At the moment we can still upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

How to upgrade to Windows 10 for free


  • Open the Media Creation Tool and Accept the license terms.
  • Select the ‘Upgrade this PC now’ option and click Next.


  • You will then be prompted as to whether you wish keep everything or start from scratch. Select to Keep all apps and files and continue.


  • Once you click on the Install button, Windows 10 install will begin. This process can take quite a while and the computer will restart several times.  If it is a laptop ensure it is plugged in.


  • After Windows 10 is finished installing, connect to the internet and open Settings Windows UpdateActivation and the PC will be activated with a digital license. You can also enter your Windows 7 or Windows 8.x product key and activate Windows 10 if the device is not already activated.


Remember it only works if you are using a genuine license of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.

During the upgrade process, Windows will connect to Microsoft’s activation servers and your PC acquires a digital license or entitlement of Windows 10.

You’ll see “Windows is activated with a digital license” message on Windows activation page (Settings > Update & security > Activation).

By following this guide, you will receive a digital license valid for the life of the hardware.  The digital license is associated with the device and unless the hardware is changed.