Thursday, October 2, 2014

Microsoft announces Windows 10

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday, September 30th 2014, unveiled its next Windows operating system, Windows 10, and gave a first look at an early technical preview for the PC available Oct. 1. The technical preview can be downloaded from Follow this article to know more about installation. Click here to read the news from Microsoft's blog. It was mainly focused on multitasking and is said to be best of Windows 7 and Windows 8. It is one O.S. for desktops and tablets family.

Main improvements are as follows:

-> Start Menu
Trademark of windows, it's traditional start menu is back.
-> Multiple Workspaces
Like linux and mac environments, windows now also supports multiple desktops.
-> Task view button
One point of control for all apps and it lets you switch between apps quickly.
-> Apps running in windows
Apps works just like softwares, you can minimize, maximize, close the apps in windows.

Introducing Windows 10 - the best Windows yet
Watch Windows VP Joe Belfiore talk about some of the features in Windows 10

A First Look at Windows 10
This is a recording of a media briefing held Sept. 30, 2014 in San Francisco

Free Download Windows 10

Microsoft has announced new operating system for desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile named Windows 10. It is considered to be best of Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems.
Microsoft is welcoming feedback from development community to improve the new operating system by releasing raw form test version. It is advised to only be used by IT experts as it not the final product and troubleshooting needs to be done by user for some issues encountered.
So if you are feeling confident about it you can go ahead and download it, it is advised to install it on a secondary PC/HDD with no important data on it.

Consider following notes from Microsoft before proceeding further with installation:
  • Remember, trying out an early build like this can be risky. That's why we recommend that you don't install the preview on your primary home or business PC. Unexpected PC crashes could damage or even delete your files, so you should back up everything.
  • If you want to stop using Windows Technical Preview and return to your previous version of Windows, you'll need to reinstall your previous version from the recovery or installation media that came with your PC—typically a DVD. If you don't have recovery media, you might be able to create a USB recovery drive.
  • After you install Windows Technical Preview, you won’t be able to use the recovery partition on your PC to go back to your previous version of Windows.

How to install? Do it in 3 easy steps:
  1. Check system requirements.
  2. Sign up for Insider program.
  3. Download the setup.