Looking for window 10 Update that too free ? Here is it how

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Microsoft’s much-hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended in 2016, right? Not exactly. The GWX tool may be gone, but all the other upgrade tools still work, and the end result is an apparently valid digital license. But those offers could end soon.

You can also still upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro by using a product key from a previous business edition of Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 (Pro/Ultimate). That can save you $50-100 in OEM upgrade charges if you buy a new PC with Windows 10 Home preinstalled

How to upgrade an old PC to Windows 10

I recycled an Intel small-form-factor PC that had previously been working full-time in the living room, running Windows Media Center on Windows 7 Ultimate. When I finally pulled the plug on Media Center after the release of Windows 10,

The GWX utility had never been installed on my PC and it had never been offered a Windows 10 upgrade via Windows Update.

I decided to run the Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 7.  I fully expected that after the upgrade was complete, the system would fail activation and I’d be asked for a product key.

Imagine my surprise when, instead, I was greeted with this screen.

If you have a PC running a “genuine” copy of Windows 7/8/8.1 (properly licensed and activated), you can follow the same steps I did to upgrade it to Windows 10.

go to the Download Windows 10 webpage and click the Download tool now button. After the download completes, run the Media Creation Tool.

choose the Upgrade this PC now option and be done with it.

If you’re running the tool on a different PC, or if you just want more flexibility, choose the second option(create installation media for another PC) and save the installation files to a USB drive or as an ISO file.

Download complete ?

now double-click the ISO file to mount it and open a File Explorer window; or, if you chose the option to create a bootable drive, open the USB flash drive in File Explorer and run Setup from there.

Then just follow the prompts to complete the upgrade. You will not be asked for a product key, and when the upgrade is complete and you’ve connected to the Internet, you’ll have a digital license to Windows 10, which you can confirm by going to Settings > Update & security > Activation.

The digital license is associated with that specific device, which means you can reformat the disk and perform a clean installation of the same edition of Windows 10 anytime. You won’t need a product key, and activation is automatic

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