With this article we want to present, in a very simple way, everything you need to know about Windows 10, the most used pc operating system in the world, whether for home or professional users.
In recent years Windows has evolved a lot, it has become a strong, stable and secure operating system, far away are those blue screens, or nonsensical system failures.
Windows receives updates frequently to correct problems, update drivers, and become more device-friendly. But in addition, every year it receives a major update that adds new functionalities and features and a minor one, focused on correcting bugs. Surely some of the added functions can be very useful or we may have overlooked a new function or feature in previous updates.
Before entering fully we are going to solve some basic questions about Windows 10 in the following questions.
What is Windows 10?
Windows 10 is Microsoft’s operating system most used by personal computer users, it was released in July 2015 and since then it has received many updates to improve it.
An operating system is the main software of a computer, and as such it is in charge of managing the physical resources of the computer and the communication with the different peripherals to serve as a platform to run its own and third-party applications.
Difference between Windows 10 and previous versions?
Windows 10 is more advanced and adaptable to current hardware than previous ones, it also has new functions that were previously impossible to implement due to physical hardware limitations.
What are the minimum requirements for Windows 10?
Processor: 1 GHz or more
RAM: 1 GB for the 32-bit version or 2 GB for 64-bit
Disk space: 16 GB for the 32-bit version or 32 GB for the 64-bit version
Graphics card: DirectX9 or later compatible with WDDM 1.0 driver
Screen: minimum resolution of 800×600.
Internet connection required for certain functions.
How can I download and install Windows 10 for free?
You can download Windows 10 for free by following this guide, also if you are a Windows 7 owner you can upgrade to Windows 10 with your Windows 7 product key.
What version of Windows 10 to install?
If you are a home user, the ideal would be Windows 10 Home, if you are an advanced user you can opt for Windows 10 Pro, if it is for a company you should look for the necessary utilities in the different versions and install the ones that these tools contain for your work.
Throughout this article we will learn much more about Windows 10 and its functions, in addition to many details and other options that the star operating system of Redmond has. We will know variants and versions available, whether for home, work, studies, or even for small connected devices.
We will also know the history of Windows and the evolution of Windows 10, we will discuss its main characteristics and those that differentiate the various versions of Windows 10. We will talk about the Microsoft Store, the Microsoft store where in addition to software you can buy accessories, Xbox consoles and Surface devices.
We will also tell you why this version of Windows is the best to play, thanks to the Xbox application and the subscription plans for games that Microsoft currently has. We will talk about the program to test new versions of Windows 10, Windows Insider, even the instructions to access these preview versions if you want.
In the last sections we will teach you some tricks and guides with which to solve problems or make your Windows 10 much more efficient.