Advantage And Disadvantage Of Windows 10

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(Leonhard, 2015 p.1)
Windows 10 is the latest version of operating system from Microsoft. Everyone is abuzz about the new operating system from Microsoft. This operating system is compatible with personal computers, laptops, smart phones, tablets and servers. Windows 10 is more user friendly as compared to other previous operating systems by Microsoft. In world which cloud computing and mobile usage are key windows 10 is just the perfect operating system to go for.
Windows 10 was officially released on 29th July 2015 globally by Microsoft. Those using windows 7, 8 or 8.1 have started receiving a free upgrade to the new operating system. Your computer will also prompt you to upgrade your operating system to windows 10 automatically.

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Unlike previous operating systems that had internet explorer, windows 10 has Microsoft edge. Microsoft edge has new and unique features. For example one can search from the address bar. This is the first modern browser that Microsoft has ever come up with. It has a well tailored design, very fast and it much more secure than internet explorer. With the new Microsoft edge there is no need for a pdf software as edge has the ability to read and open pdf files.
Windows 10 boots faster than windows 7, 8 and 8.1 and its much stronger in form too. I have experienced no problems with the drivers and programs as opposed to windows 8 that had a lot of issues especially with the drivers.
Another feature that enhances the ease of access is the cortana software. This is personal assistant software that was created for windows 8.1; it enables the user to set reminders, recognizes natural voice, answers queries and helps one find things on the computer. The most intriguing thing about cortana is that you can speak to it which is must faster. Cortana also keeps you abreast with the top new stories and also it can identify music that is playing in the background just like shazam does. When cortana is unable to answer your query directly it launches the browser automatically and shows results related to your query. Windows 10 also brings back some feature that were present in windows 7 and absent in windows 8 and 8.1. These include the backup and restore
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First of all the gadget you are using has to meet the specifications required to run windows 10. These are the minimum specifications required for windows 10 installation:
• Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor
• RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit
• Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS
• Graphics card: DirectX 9 or a later version
• Display: 1024 x 600 or above
Once your system meets those specifications you need to download the windows 10 iso image from Microsoft’s web site. If you are installing on a pc, the computer will prompt you to upgrade. This is the easiest method of upgrading to windows 10. Alternatively you can burn the windows 10 iso image to a disk or create a bootable usb flash disk and load the operating system in the disk then you can boot your computer form the disk or the usb drive created and follow the

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