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Windows 10 – Should You Upgrade?

Windows 10 Coming Soon

January 30, 2016 Editor’s Note:  This post was published on June 9, 2015.  Please see our latest post on the subject at https://www.greatlakests.com/windows-10-upgrades/

If you have even a casual interest in computers, you have likely heard about the release of Windows 10. There is a lot of hype about this release and people have high expectations. The latest rumors say Windows 10 will be released in July.  Some sites say “it’s official” – Windows 10 will be released on July 29th, 2015.

This 1 1/4 minute video has nearly a million views in the first week:  Windows 10 Features

Our advice to business users is to hold off on the actual upgrade to Windows 10

The best policy is to upgrade ONE computer that runs your critical programs.

Windows 10 graphic
Windows 10 coming soon…should you upgrade?

After testing and confirming that everything works as expected, then go ahead with the rest.

Even at that,
I would let the early adopters work out some of the bugs before I get on board.

Naturally, make sure you have your critical information backed up before you start the process.

The download will be massive, and I’m sure it will take a LONG time to install.

Set aside time to plan, install, implement and test in round one (the One Computer evaluation).

Set aside plenty of time for the same in round two ( the rest of the network).

Microsoft has already released a Windows Update that prompts you to “sign up” for the free upgrade. You can go ahead with this if you like. The free upgrade offer (see our post from earlier this year:  https://www.greatlakests.com/free-upgrade-to-windows-10-big-news/)  will be good for one year after its release.

Learn more about your upgrade to Windows 10 at windows.com/windows10upgrade


Please Contact Us if you’d like help testing, planning, installing and implementing Windows 10 on your network in the Greater Milwaukee / Lake Country area.  Our “sweet spot” is networks from a few to 50+ PCs.  Whatever you need, we’re happy to help, or at least to get you going in the right direction.

Mark Mullarky

President, Great Lakes Tech Services, LLC
Organizer, Wisconsin Business Owners

2607 N Grandview Blvd Suite 160E
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262.720.3668

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