Now we will be able to use next version of Microsoft Windows soon, I mean Windows 10. Windows 10 Technical Preview has been released recently in November 2014. Windows 10 Technical Preview is basically a beta testing version from Microsoft Corporation. It will be officially released after its beta testing. It is expected that Windows will be released in 2015. The main reason behind to release beta version is that Microsoft wants to improve its features and experience from user's feedback. A built-in feedback option is already available in Technical Preview. From this, users can give feedback easily to Microsoft.
If you're a Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 user and wanna use Windows 10 Technical Preview then Download now today via Windows Updates. Visit this link "How To Install Windows 10 Technical Preview Via Windows Updates In Windows 7/8/8.1", it will be helpful for you. In this link, I shared a procedure to install Windows 10 Technical Preview through Windows Updates. Steps are very simple, you just need to follow.
What's New?"What's New in Windows 10?". One of the most asked question today. That's why, I discussed also in this article and gave a separate title. Windows 10 is coming with a lots of useful advanced features and characteristics. It is expected that it will be proved as the most rated version in the Microsoft History. In upcoming version, Microsoft wants to improve experience for non-touch screen devices like desktop PC’s and non-touch screen laptops.
Another new thing is Start Menu of Windows 10. It is the most unique Start Menu in the History of all version of Microsoft Windows. The design is very good. You can say, it's a combination of Windows 7 and Windows 8 Start Menu. Below image is an example of it.
Some Important Notes For UsersWindows 10 is coming with some restrictions too. Before installing it, you should know about them. Maybe you are such user who's device requirements don't meet with the requirements of Windows 10. So read below important points and be ready for Windows 10.
- You should have a Microsoft account to download and run apps or to access the windows store.
- You must have an internet connection for enjoy all its new features.
- You should have at least 1024×768 resolution for the screen.
- You will have to reinstall your apps back from Windows store in case you decide to go back to Windows 8.1 or Windows, if once you installed the Technical Preview.
- The apps which are for the Windows 10 technical preview won’t be accessible for those PC’s which are running on Windows 8 or 8.1). Most of the apps of Windows 8.1 be available in Technical Preview of the Windows store.
The most successful version of Windows for gaming is Windows 7. Mostly professional gamers prefer to Windows 7 for advanced gaming. This is why if whenever you get a chance to check gaming PC then surely you will see Windows 7 installed in it. Before writing this article, I was finding some information about Windows 10 gaming experience then I got an article which is published on one the most popular site "PC GAMER". In this article, Author also preferred to Windows 10 for best gaming. Because you know what PC gaming is now going to DirectX 12 and Windows 10 completely supports to DirectX 12. So that's why it's cleared that Windows 10 will also one the best choice for PC gamers. You can read more about gaming experience in this link too.
Some Shortcuts Of Windows 10
- To snapping Window: Windows + Left or Right
- To Create a new virtual desktop and switch: Windows Key + Ctrl + D
- To Switch recent window: Alt + Tab
- To Close the current virtual desktop: Windows Key + Ctrl + F4
- To view task: Windows + Tab
System RequirementsWindow 10 system requirements are not very high. If your PC can run Windows 8 or 8.1 then definitely can run Windows 10 too. For your relief, I have explained full system requirements below.
- 1 Ghz or faster processor
- 1GB Ram for 32 bit and 2GB Ram for 64 bit operating systems.
- At least 16GB free hard disk space.
- Directx 9 compatible graphics card with a WDDM driver.
- A Microsoft account and internet connection.
Price & Release DateWindows 10 will free for those users who are still using Windows 7, 8 or 8.1. But it will free only for first year. No one knows about the actual price of Windows 10. Microsoft has also announced that the free Windows 10 upgrade will also be available to users of pirated software.
It is expected that Windows 10 will be released with a lots of new and advanced features in the end of 2015. There is no confirm date is decided to release it from Microsoft but expected that it will be released in the end of July. Technical preview has been end recently on 15 April, 2015.