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Have you taken the time to upgrade your PC from Windows 8 to the new Windows 10? If not, then now is the time to make the change, as there have been a plethora of long awaited changes that have made the Micr In fact, some might say that Windows 10 was needed from the moment that Windows 8 was released.
If you have still not made the change, consider these ADVANTAGES of Windows 10 for doing so now.
- The Start-Up Screen – In Windows 8, the user was required to use a start-up screen rather than a basic menu. While the start up screen may have been great for tablet or touch screen users, for those who prefer a mouse and keyboard (features of Windows 10), this was often frustrating and an unnecessary element.
- Universal Apps – In Windows 8, one was forced to deal with large screen apps that were awkward to use on a standard desk or laptop. In Windows 10, these can now be run in a windowed mode, making them easier to navigate.
- Virtual Desktops – This feature allows Windows 10 user to pretend they have multiple monitors, and thus spread their windows across multiple workspaces. These are especially helpful if you work with many applications but have limited work areas.
- Cortana – This is a Windows 10 brand new feature for PC users. It can be used to search your PC for files and apps, as well as launch web searches. However, beyond the basic search element, it tracks your interest and monitors things like your calendar and places you visit so that it can then provide relevant information for things you use – i.e., directions to restaurants, calendar events, etc. this feature of Windows 10 also supports natural language input, which means that you instigate Web searches verbally rather than typing in queries.
- Microsoft Edge – This is a Windows 10’ web browser that has a long list of great properties such as a reading mode that removes all the clutter from a website so it’s easier to read, creates a reading list for those items you wish to return to later, and has a screen capture mode so that you are able to capture the whole page and quickly annotate the images.
If you still haven’t made the change to Windows 10, don’t put it off. You have until July 29, 2016 to install it for free. After that, any new system you may want to move your Windows 7 or 8.1 license over to will not be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10 and you will have to purchase it.
These are but a few of the many reasons why users change from Windows 8 to Windows 10. If you are still waiting to make the swap, don’t keep putting it off. The changes are undoubtedly worth it, and should you need any help in learning how to use Windows 10, we are here for you. So, make the upgrade and start enjoying the benefits of Windows 10 now!