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How do you update windows 7 to windows 10 on a Dell desktop

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Purplerose2136, Jun 3, 2019.

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  1. Purplerose2136

    Purplerose2136 Thread Starter

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    How do you update windows 7 to windows 10 on a Dell desktop.
     
  2. lochlomonder

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    The window has closed for a free upgrade, so you'll have to purchase a Win 10 license. However, you should check Dell's website to see if they have drivers for your particular model before even contemplating an upgrade.
     
  3. flavallee

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    If your Dell has a legal copy of Windows 7, you should still be able to switch to Windows 10 for free.
    However, there are a number of steps you need to go through first.

    What's the model name and model number of your Dell?
    What's the exact 7-character "service tag/serial" number on it?

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  4. lochlomonder

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    Thanks for the clarification, Frank. I was under the impression the offer had passed for the free upgrade.
     
  5. flavallee

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    These steps have continued to work fine for me ever since the free offer supposedly expired in July 2016.
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