Microsoft has today unveiled the official release date for its new universal operating system, Windows 10, which will be releasing on July 29th.

On this date any PC or tablet owner that is currently running on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 will be able to upgrade to the new OS completely free of charge, this deal will last an entire year, after which Microsoft will begin to charge for the OS.

However this release will only be for laptops, desktops and Windows tablets so far, we have yet to hear about the upgrades for Windows Phone users.

On top of that will also haven’t heard anything about the Xbox One update, however both are expected to be announced soon, more than likely Xbox One’s announcement will be at E3.

To grab the upgrade for free on your Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 device simply wait for a notification, it should pop up in the lower right corner, this can also be accessed by the small Windows icon in the task bar if it does;t show up.

Then you simply enter your email to reserve a free upgrade and you are good to go, you will receive a notification that will allow you to schedule the installation, all you need to do is pick a time slot that suits you and then your computer will automatically update at that time on July 29th.

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