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Microsoft Sets July 29 Launch For Windows 10

Through the feedback and testing of over four million Windows Insiders, Microsoft is finally set to globally launch Windows 10 on July 29th. The tech giant has been encouraging Windows 7 and 8.1 users to reserve their free upgrade with a notification in their task bar.
Microsoft made great progress on Windows 10 and are nearly ready to deliver this free upgrade to all Windows
customers. Microsoft’s Executive Vice President of Operating Systems, Terry Myerson explained the Microsoft’s Windows 10 was designed to create a new generation of Windows for the 1.5 billion people using Windows today in 190 countries around the world.
Windows-10_Product-Family“With Windows 10, we start delivering on our vision of more personal computing, defined by trust in how we protect and respect your personal information, mobility of the experience across your devices, and natural interactions with your
Windows devices, including speech, touch, ink, and holograms. He added that it was designed Windows 10 to run Microsoft broadest device family ever, including Windows PCs, Windows tablets, Windows phones, Windows for the Internet of Things, Microsoft Surface Hub, Xbox One and Microsoft HoloLens—all working together to empower usersto do great things.
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However, while the company has been busy highlighting all the shiny new features in the upcoming OS, it’s been a bit quieter when it comes to spelling out the limitations — including making updates automatic for Windows 10 Home users.
Firstly, there are the software losses. Most of these will only affect a small number of users, but upgrading will mean saying goodbye to Windows Media Center, the card game Hearts, and Windows 7’s desktop gadgets. Anyone in the habit of using floppy disks on Windows will also have to install new drivers, and Microsoft warns that watching DVDs will also require “separate playback software.”
Microsoft manager Gabriel Aul has said on Twitter that a DVD option for Windows 10 is coming “later this year,” but early upgraders can always download VLC instead.

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