Windows team all-star presenter Bryan Roper covers the top 10 reasons to upgrade

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As you probably know, Windows 10 will not be free once the July 29th free upgrade deadline arrives. Microsoft, now, with the deadline in mind has just published a video explaining the top 10 reasons to upgrade to Windows 10 now. We’ve given the Microsoft video a breakdown and have included 10 of Microsoft’s reasons below.


Reason One: Feel right at home as soon as you upgrade

From the Start menu, desktop, and taskbar, Windows 10 is fast and familiar, and there is no learning curve. Additionally, after an upgrade, all of your documents, files, and pictures will be right there where you left them.

Reason 1
The start menu is back!

Reason Two: The Games & Apps you love are on Windows 10

Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, Halo, Minecraft, Halo, are all apps you can expect to download from the Windows Store directly after the upgrade to Windows 10.

Reason 2
Facebook app on Windows 10

Reason Three: Windows 10 is secure

Windows 10 includes free anti-virus, malware, and spyware protection. Additionally, if your device has a fingerprint reader, you can sign in using Windows Hello.

Windows 10 Security
Windows 10 Security

Reason Four: Windows 10 is personal and productive.

In Windows 10, Cortana can make things easier for you and help you set reminders, find files, settings and much more. Additionally, the built-in apps such as Maps, Photos, Outlook Mail and Calendar can sync your content across devices. Then, with Continuum on mobile devices, you can even scale your Windows 10 experience across devices.

Cortana on Windows 10
Cortana on Windows 10

Reason Five: Compatability

Windows 10 is designed to be compatible with the programs, files, and the devices you care about the most. Many Windows apps such as Cortana, Outlook, Word, Excel, and much more are all available on other platforms, meaning you can keep connected and up to speed no matter where you are.

Continuum on Windows 10 Mobile
Continuum on Windows 10 Mobile

Reason Six: Windows 10 is innovative

Windows 10 has many new innovative experiences, such as the new browser Microsoft Edge, and playing and connecting with gamers across Xbox One and Windows 10 devices.

Reason 6
Edge on Windows 10

Reason Seven: Upgrading guarantees future updates for free

Upgrading to Windows 10 now will guarantee future Windows 10 updates and enhancements for free. Included in this category is the Windows 10 anniversary update, which will be heading to the public this summer.

The Windows 10 family
Updating now gives you access to the Windows 10 family

Reason Eight: Cortana will get better in the Anniversary Update

In the upcoming Anniversary Update, Cortana will be able to remind you of email commitments, work with other apps, and get pulled up straight from the lock screen.

Reason 8
Cortana will see many improvements

Reason Nine: Windows Ink

Coming to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, with Windows ink you will be able to combine the power of pen and paper with the power of the PC.  You will also be able to use the ink workspace and put all things pen front and center turn your handwriting into reminders, and much more.

Windows Ink
Windows Ink

Reason Ten: Time is running out

The upgrade offer only lasts until July 29th, so why pay $119 for a copy of Windows 10 after the free upgrade deadline, when you can get it for free now?

Time is running out to upgrade for free!
Time is running out to upgrade for free!

So, what do you think of these reasons to update to Windows 10? Has Microsoft convinced you to upgrade your devices to Windows 10 yet, or are you still holding off? Let us know your thoughts on Windows 10, or the upgrade process by dropping us a comment below!