Windows 10: Softwares requirements for upgrading :-

Windows 10 upgrade of 32-bit or 64-bit requires your mobile devices to have updated version of either windows 7 SP1 or windows 8.1  operating system to avoid any frustrating experience as advised by Microsoft. Find below steps on how to check operating system information for window 7 and 8.1;

How to check windows 7 operating system information

  1. Click the Start button  type in Computer in the search box, right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  2. Look under Windows edition for the version and edition of Windows that your PC is running.

How to check Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 for operating system info

  1. Locate Settings menu on your device, and then tap or click Change settings.
  2. Click or tap PC and devices, and PC info.
  3. Select Windows for the version and edition of Windows that your PC is running.
  4. Look under PC for System type to see if your windows version is a 32-bit or 64-bit


Windows 10: Hardwares requirements for upgrading:-

  • RAM: New device: Buy at least 2 gigabyte (2GB) RAM for 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Upgrades: upgrade old device to at least  1 gigabyte (1GB) RAM for 32-bit or 2GB for 64-bit
  • Hard disk space: 32-bit operating system version of windows 10; Requires at least 16 gigabytes (16GB), while 64-bit operating system requires 20gigabytes (20GB) hard disk space.

Graphic Cards: You need DirectX9 or later version with WDDM 1.0 driver.

Screen Display Resolutions Requirement: Your screen display resolution should not be less than 800x 600



Take home tips;-

From the above explanations, you could notice that windows 10 come with a large file size – about 3GB therefore, a broadband or fast internet connection is required to perform this upgrade. However, from the content of  this post you could be able to answer these questions: Is your PC, laptops, Tablets or desktop computer equipped to run windows 10 smoothly?  You would be excited once you are familiar with the various admirable features of  this operating system.


Why you should know minimum system requirements before upgrading to windows 10!

When you are well-informed about the minimum requirements of upgrading to windows 10, it will save you time and help you to avoid any frustration that many encountered while trying to upgrade to this current premium version of windows operating system.  

Please note that there is no perfect requirements for everyone, sometimes you may need higher requirements based the age and usage of your device, however  this post is aimed at giving you those basic or minimum hardware and software requirements for running windows 10 smoothly.


Check out windows 10 operating system from Amazon store.


There you have it! Awesome readers, Hopefully this post is informative and clear enough and you are now well-equipped to decide what to do with any of your device running a lower version of operating system, either  a smooth upgrade to windows 10 or  to  remain faithful to your current version of windows.

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Sample of windows 10 from amazon store

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