- 1 How can I find out what version of Windows I have on my PC
- 2 How many versions of Windows 10 are there?
- 3 Upgrading my computer to Windows 10 Does it cost anything?
- 4 How can you easily download and install the latest version of Windows 10?
- 5 Features of the new version of Windows 10 20H2
- 6 Procedure to update the operating system on my Windows 7 or 8 PC
The updates provided by our computer system, in this case, Windows, they are necessary to keep the equipment in good condition. That is why Microsoft launches new versions, to the point that keeping Windows on our computer updated is as important as having an antivirus installed, since it avoids technical problems.
In addition, it is important that the latest version of Windows to be updated, which would be the new version 20H2, is downloaded from the official Microsoft site. For this reason, in the development of this article we will explain how you can download and install the latest version of Windows and other interesting details of the system.
Windows 10, is an operating system that was developed by Microsoft, being released to the public after several beta phases. In 2015, including services that make it easy to receive updates. The last available option that Windows launched was in October 2020, with a commercial name of October 2020 Update.
How can I find out what version of Windows I have on my PC
Many users have a PC running Windows operating system and they totally do not know which version is installed. But you do not need to know anything about computers to be able to know this important information. Then you must follow these simple steps depending on the Windows operating system you have.
In Windows 10 you must do the following go to the ‘Start’ button then select the ‘Settings’ option. The next step is to choose ‘System’ and finally ‘About’ then enter the section ‘Device Specifications‘and’ System type ‘.
Then select 32 or 64 bits depending on the case and enter ‘Windows Specifications’ where you will get the windows version.
For Windows 8 you must position yourself with the mouse pointer in the lower right corner and several icons will appear that will emerge from the right side of the screen. Go to ‘Settings’ and then click on ‘PC Information’. Here you go to find the information regarding the version of Windows 8 you have installed.
For Windows 7 the process is long easier to know the version of Windows you have on your computer. For them you go directly to the start button and you must click, an options menu and the search box will be displayed. In it you must write ‘Team’, then you will position yourself on Team with the mouse and you will right click and then choose ‘Properties’.
How many versions of Windows 10 are there?
To date Microsoft has released 12 different versions of Windows 10 and then we are going to list it for you:
- Windows 10 Home
- Windows 10 Enterprise
- Windows 10 Pro
- Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB
- Windows 10 Education
- Windows 10 Pro Education
- Windows 10 Mobile
- Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise
- Windows 10 IoT
- Windows 10 Team
- Windows 10 S
- Windows 10 Pro For Workstation
Upgrading my computer to Windows 10 Does it cost anything?
When a user purchases a computer with Windows 10 operating system, he must know that the update for any version is free. So you don’t have to worry about paying extra for Windows update.
How can you easily download and install the latest version of Windows 10?
Certainly, updating a system that is original should not cause any problems during its download and installation on the computer; rather, it is a totally quick and easy process. The same Microsoft support has been in charge of showing a quick option to do it, but we will also show you a second option that is just as fast.
You may also be interested in:
The first option is the one Microsoft offered when launching the update. You just have to go to the Start of your Windows computer, and select the Settings with the nut icon. Once there, go to the option of “Update and security”, where is the Windows Update service, then the one of Search for updates.
When you select that option, your computer will automatically start looking for the versions available to update Windows 10, so that you can download it. In the event that you have problems with the download or installation on your computer, it is best to consult the Upgrade wizard from Microsoft.
The other second option that we mention To download the latest version, go to search engine to place the official Microsoft website. Once you get it, there is the option of “Software Download”, where you can choose the new version of Windows 10, and to start it you just have to click “Update now”.
After that is done and you press update, it will automatically start to download a file with about 10MB of weight for your storage, which you just have to run it. This process of preparing the update and installing it is somewhat slow for its weight, perhaps 1 GB, so you must be patient and wait.
Once the process is complete, the same program will tell you that the computer must restart; But don’t worry, this reboot will not delete any of your files on it. Now, the restart process is also a bit slow, depending on the performance of your computer. it could take 1 hour and 30 minutes or a little more.
Having finished, you can start enjoying the new functions that it offers you the new version 20H2, without any problem because it is a completely original program, whether Home or Pro. This is an update that sought to improve the software and that will demonstrate complete quality, let’s see what its characteristics are.
Features of the new version of Windows 10 20H2
This version was created and released to improve the stability and performance that it can provide to users, and in that way fix bugs and problems that they would constantly present themselves. As the first improvement that you will be able to observe when using it is the start menu, with an orderly, attractive and very modern presentation.
This start will be attractive, since it has a background with more uniform colors with the rest of the options on the screen, these having a not very transparent color. This novelty in colors in the beginning it makes the pictures look bigger, and at the same time, they look like cleaner pictures.
Also, the browser that handles Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, in this version has been improved with a novelty, Edge Chromium, which has better performance and compatibility on the web. In addition, the notifications have gotten an improvement, now they are easier to understand, since the name and the icon of the application are displayed.
Procedure to update the operating system on my Windows 7 or 8 PC
Upgrading a computer that has a Windows 7 or 8 operating system to Windows 10 is not that complicated. And for them you will have to download and run the MediaCreationTool.exe fileOnce the installation program runs, you will have to accept the license. Then you will be given two options, but in your case you will select ‘Update this device now’.
Then you must click on the ‘Next’ option at this time the download process will begin and this can take several minutes. Then the installation program will guide you to install the version of Windows you want. But it will also ask you what old files you want to keep on your PC.
You may also be interested in:
When the download is finished, a window will appear on the screen with the message ‘Ready to install’ where you must click on the ‘Install’ option. The installation process will start and when I finished you will have pre-activated your Windows 10 license. It is important that this is only possible if you have a genuine Windows 7 or 8 license.
I'm sorry this content was not useful for you!
Let me improve this content!
Tell me, how can I improve this content?