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Buy windows 8.1 now or wait for windows 10?

shaunreagh
  • 68 months ago

Hi,

I just built my gaming pc, wondering on which OS to install. I was aiming for 8.1 but now that they have announced 10, i dont suppose i will get a free upgrade to 10 if i buy a 8.1 now? what do you guys think?

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  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

From what I hear, 10 will be a free upgrade from 8.1, so just grab 8.1

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

This - also, Windows 10 won't be released for another year; however, you can test it right now with the Windows Insider program.

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

I've heard rumor to this extent but this is M$... free OS isn't in their vocabulary. There's been reports out there that M$ should make it free to win 8/8.1 and discounted to Win 7 users just to get them to move to the new OS.

I wanna snag the test for 10 but need a new HDD before I load it.

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

Just try it in a vm

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

still need the HDD... both my os and file drives have around 2-3gb left on each. They're small drives (scrounged up) I had. also the last time i tried VM.. yea i don't want to talk about it but it did involve reformatting... don't ask. -.-

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

Lol, naff said

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

thank you

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

10.1 will be released this time next year so you have to wait a year. It's better to get 8.1 now and then get 10 later since it will be free.

  • 68 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you

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