Microsoft says 14 mn computers now running Windows 10

Windows 10 was launched on July 29 and you’ve already reserved for a free upgrade, but you are still waiting to get the new OS on your machine.

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You’ll need the Windows Key when doing a fresh install, so if you’re upgrading from Windows 7 or 8.1, you must have a sticker on your machine.

The company assured users who reserved their upgrades that they would be notified once the operating system has been downloaded to their PCs.

“We designed Windows 10 to provide a simple upgrade experience for users and a cohesive experience following the upgrade”.

CHRIS BEARD, Mozilla’s fur-free CEO, has sent Microsoft’s Satya Nadella an open letter in which he criticises his peer for Windows 10 and the decision to automatically update systems.

Sure, many people are saying that Windows 10 is a slicker version of the operating system than some of the releases that Microsoft has issued in recent years – but if it ain’t broke, why fix it?

“It now takes more than twice the number of mouse clicks, scrolling through content and some technical sophistication for people to reassert the choices they had previously made in earlier versions of Windows“, Beard said.

On the low end, the Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532, Lumia 535, and the Lumia 540 will all get the Windows 10 Mobile update, but there are some notable absences among those series. It features a redesigned Start menu, which brings together the Windows 7 navigation panel with “live tiles” from Windows 8, and a new web browser called Edge. Microsoft Edge – which replaces Internet Explorer – is the default browser and it’s hard to switch to another browser, he wrote.

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“We have seen unprecedented demand for Windows 10, with reviews and customer feedback overwhelmingly positive around the globe”. The user just has to open his browser of choice and go through a few steps to tell Windows 10 about the choice.

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