Windows 7 was introduced to the market in October 2009, and the IRS didn’t begin upgrading until 2011.After four years and nearly 0 million, the IRS still had not upgraded thousands of Windows XP computers to the already outdated Windows 7 operating system by their “end of life” deadlines, according to a report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA).
As we often say, you'd be surprised at how much your computer appears to speed up when you install Windows fresh.As you may know, the free upgrade will move you to the same edition of Windows that you're currently running. Or, what if you are planning on building your own system and want to install Windows 10 from scratch? Figure A As you can see, this is how Microsoft will be doling out the free editions of Windows 10.As Microsoft puts it on the Windows 10 Q&A page: However, what if you get Windows 10 Home and then decide that you would like Windows 10 Pro? For those getting the Pro edition of Windows 10, this will be perfect.In last week's article, "The Get Windows 10 program has hatched!," I showed you how you can use the Get Windows 10 program to reserve your free copy of Windows 10 upgrade from your Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 system. Along with the like-to-like editions description, Microsoft presented an upgrade chart (Figure A).