It’s Now Easier to Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

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With the upcoming Windows 10 release, many Windows 7 users are going to flock to the new operating system, but until it gets released, some are still concerned to make the jump to Windows 8.1. And Microsoft tries to make this process as easy as possible.
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Microsoft has recently issued an important update for Windows 7 users, bringing improvements to the current operating system in order to ease the upgrade experience to the latest version of Windows. At the moment, the latest version of Windows that is available is Windows 8.1, but Windows 10 will be publicly made available sometime in mid-2015.

READ MORE: How to Downgrade From Windows 8, 8.1 to Windows 7

Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10 now available

This update applies to Windows 7 Service Pack 1, when used with:

  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Ultimate

Via the latest Windows Update, you will get a bunch of .dll, .sdb, .exe and .ini files for x64 and x86-based versions of Windows 7. At the moment, it seems that the compatiblity update is available only for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, but the same could soon roll out for Service Pack 2 and Service Pack 2, so we’ll keep our ears open.

READ ALSO: Tests Show SSD to be Faster on Windows 8.1 than Windows 7

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