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Get Windows 10 for free, ****IF****

you are currently running a licensed copy of Windows 7 or 8.

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1. Go to the Download Windows 10 website. 

2. Under Create Windows 10 installation media, click Download tool now and Run

3. Choose Upgrade this PC now, assuming this is the only PC you’re upgrading. (If you’re upgrading a different machine, choose Create installation media for another PC, and save the installation files.)

4. Follow the prompts. 

5. When the upgrade is complete, go to Settings Update & Security > Activation, and you should see a digital license for Windows 10. 

This is taken from the cnet article https://www.cnet.com/how-to/windows-10-dont-wait-on-free-upgrade-because-windows-7-officially-done/

As of the date this post was posted the process works, even though Microsoft said it would end in 2016.

Computing, GrandPa style

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Macintosh System 1
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Windows version 1.0

What we are used to computing-wise today all comes from a long line of predecessors that were created by a slew of talented people. Little things like pointers, folders, desktops, networking, WIRELESS networking…. all have had a long development.

Want to see what computing used to look like? Now, you can – inside any modern web browser.

Click the links below, and you can run older version of the Macintosh OS or Windows.

MacOS 7: https://jamesfriend.com.au/pce-js/

Win 3.0: https://www.pcjs.org/disks/pcx86/windows/3.00/

Win 3.1: https://classicreload.com/win3x-windows-31.html


Win 95: https://win95.ajf.me/

Even more:

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/01/7-classic-versions-of-windows-and-mac-os-you-can-run-in-a-browser/