We have, in a few days Windows 10 will finally and officially in stores and online store in its final form. Microsoft has today decided to go back to talk about system requirements “minimum” to take advantage of the features of the new OS.
Windows 10: The requirements to use it.
- OS : Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1
- Or SoC CPU : 1GHz or faster
- RAM : 1 GB for the 32-bit, 2 GB for the 64-bit
- Storage space : 16 GB for the 32-bit, 20 GB for the 64-bit
- Video card : compatible with DirectX 9 with WDDM 1.0 or later
- Minimum supported screen resolution : 1024 × 600
Windows 10 will be distributed initially in ISO format, update on Windows Update and disc, as of August instead will come also in pendrive. If you have an official license and the original Windows 7 or Windows 8, you can perform the update for free in Windows 10 in the first year of commercialization, otherwise the costs vary depending on the version you want to use.
- Windows 10 Home available to all customers and tablet PC
- Windows 10 cabinet dedicated to mobile devices and small
- Windows 10 Pro identical to Home but will include additional features to protect sensitive data
- Windows 10 Enterprise for organizations of some importance and greatness
- Windows 10 Education aimed at teachers and administrators over students
- Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise dedicated to the mobile and business activities
- Windows 10 IoT Core for devices with reduced functionality as service counters, terminals, ATMs
The Home and Pro Edition at a cost of $ 119 and $ 199, whether it’s an upgrade that version to disk or pendrive. If you currently use Windows 7 or Windows 8, you should have already received notification to update on that date. Moving on to Windows 10 you will end the following new features:
- The voice assistant Cortana
- The web browser Microsoft Edge
- Start a hybrid (mix between Metro and the old school)
- New design and more modern icons
- A new notification system advanced
- Support for multi-desktop
These are just some of the many new features and improvements introduced by Microsoft with the new OS. If you want you can always try the Insider Preview although it makes little sense considering that in the final days will be available. With Insider Preview you can take advantage of the updates in preview than the final edition (including bugs and crashes).