Even though Windows can detect and install most device drivers, it's a good idea to always update to the latest and just to have them handy in case you need to reinstall any of them after the upgrade.(Trust me, you don't want a network adapter problem after the upgrade and without a network connection to find a solution.) Here is a list of the most common PC manufacturer websites support to download drivers and software: In the case you're dealing with an old application, see if there is an update available or decide if it's time to upgrade.
On July 29, Microsoft's goal of having Windows 10 running on a billion devices in the next three years begins.
If you don't see the "Get Windows 10" app, chances are that one of following cases is true: Note: Microsoft will offer Windows 10 as a free upgrade, which means that you'll have to install the new version on top of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 in order to have a fully activated installation, but the company will also allow users to upgrade doing a clean install of the operating system.
However, users will be forced to do the upgrade via Windows Update first, then being allowed to perform a clean install of Windows 10.
If everything is good, you'll see a green message saying "This PC meets the system requirements", and you can now safely click the Reserve button to complete the reservation.
If there is an issue, you will see it listed under Devices and Apps.