5 Reason Not to Upgrade Windows 10

5 reason not to upgrade Windows 10

Update - 2020.04.04

Reason Not to Upgrade Windows 10 – Windows 10 is just about here and many users( like window 7, 8, 8.1) are very excited to upgrade. But even if you can get it now the upgrade will be sent first to those who signed up for the Windows Insider beta program and then in “slow waves” to everyone else you may need to hold off.

Reason Not to Upgrade Windows 10 – List

1. Your system can’t run it

This may seem obvious, but sometimes it is the obvious that gets missed. To run Windows 10, you need a PC or tablet with a 1GHz processor or faster, 16GB hard disk space for 32-bit machines or 20GB hard disk space for 64-bit, 1GB of RAM for 32-bit or 2GB for 64-bit, a DirectX 9 or later graphics card with a WDDM 1.0 driver and an 800×600 display or better.

2. You get a year for the free upgrade offer

Windows 7 and Windows 8 users get a free upgrade to Windows 10. But you don’t have to upgrade right now- you’ve a full year. So you can upgrade at your leisure and not waste a day doing it.

3. You use OneDrive placeholders

In Windows 8.1, OneDrive placeholders, also known as smart files, let you see all of the files in OneDrive, even if the files are located in the cloud and not on your device. When anytime you double-click a placeholder on your PC, the file downloading is the start. But, when Windows 10 ships, OneDrive placeholders won’t work because of the upgraded OneDrive software.

4. Security updates for Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 will be available for years

Microsoft has a habit of pushing people to its latest OS by ending support for its old OS, decrease security updates and leaving users potentially open to security threats. In case you have Windows 7 or Windows 8, 8.1 you’ve got one years before that happens. Microsoft will continue issuing security patches for Windows 7 until January 2020, Windows 8 until January 2023 and Windows Vista will get security updates until April 2017. So no need to hurry.

5. You’re using Windows 7

The main and last reason is, Windows 10 undoes the damage done by Windows 8, an OS that was built more for touch devices than for traditional PCs. In fact, Windows 10’s two big improvements over Windows 8 are the addition of a Windows 7-style Start menu and the ability to work entirely on the desktop and ignore the touch-focused Start screen.

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