Microsoft Windows 10

Windows 10: release date, price, news and features

Microsoft has unveiled Windows 10 on September 30, 2014 as a successor to Windows 8.1 and a part of Windows NT family of personal computer operating system.

The latest updates all about Windows 10 – Microsoft’s latest operating system

The first time Microsoft introduces Windows 10 to the world in April 2014 at the Build Conference, the final purposes of Windows 10 is bring to the users a more friendly operating system, improving the user experience, a new desktop Start menu like what it look like in Windows 7. It also has a virtual desktop system and can run Windows Store apps within windows or full screen.

Windows 10 will run across platform and it’s an all in one operating system which would work on all devices such as personal computer: desktop & laptop, tablet and smartphone. It’s not just about User Interface (UI), it’s about one product family, with a tailored experience for each device.

Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 official release date

The Microsoft Windows 10 is expected to officially released some time in 2015. We have not sure how it will be distributed, maybe you will get a free update to Windows 10 as Windows 8 or must be purchased to upgrade.

Windows 10 Technical Preview release dates

Here’s the list of Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview release dates. Which version number has a release date is officially and the one was marked “Leaked” is just leaked, not an official release from Microsoft.

Version #Release dateFeatures
6.4.9841October 1, 2014A new Start Menu, virtual desktops, ability to run Windows Store apps in desktop mode
6.4.9860October 21, 2014
  • New notification center
  • Fix bugs and improvements
6.4.9879November 12, 2014
  • New ‘Task View’ and ‘Search’ on Taskbar
  • New 3 finger gestures
  • OneDrive to be default backup and synchronization
  • Windows version number was changed from 6.4 to 10.0
  • PC Settings have new options
  • New User Interface changes
  • New apps: Cortana, Windows Store Beta, Camera Beta or Xbox
  • App improved: Photos, Sound Recorder, Calculator, Settings, Windows Feedback
  • New Command Prompt with more features
10.0.9926Jan 24, 2015
  • New Start menu and faster Search’s speed
  • More icons
  • Enhanced Skype and Spartan browser
  • New action center & quick settings
10.0.9932Jan 28, 2015Leaked, not officially
  • Release via Update features to fixes bugs
  • New Recycle Bin and Drive Disk icons
  • New Control Panel

Download Windows Technical Preview

For now, you can download the Windows 10 Technical Preview version to install on your computer to test a new operating system. Following steps to download and burn it into a DVD to install Windows 10 Technical Preview:

  1. You must to have the Windows Insider Program account. If you haven’t, sign up for one.
  2. Make sure you have read the system requirements and compatibility.
  3. Follow the link at here and select the right version with your language pack to download the ISO file.
  4. Transfer the ISO file to a USB flash drive or burn it to a DVD to install when the download is complete.
  5. Double click on the setup.exe file from installation media, and follow the steps.

Microsoft Windows 10 Spotlight Features

Microsoft Windows 10 comes with many new features to improving User Interface and the operating system that make it to be a friendly and ‘easy to use’ operating system.

A new Start Menu

It looks Microsoft has brought the Start Menu back to Windows 10 with more features such as live tiles and can be resized.

Windows 10 Start Menu

Updated Command Prompt

Microsoft has updated the Command Prompt which now support Ctrl + V hotkey instead of right-click and select “Paste” in the menu.

Windows 10 Command Prompt

New Windows 10 Command Prompt

Improved Multitasking and Multiple Desktops

Microsoft has added two new popular features to Windows 10: a multitasking called “Task View” to see all open windows at once and the ability to create a new desktop like Spaces on the Mac, help you easy to organize your Windows.

Windows 10 Task View

Pin the Recycle Bin to The Start Menu and Taskbar

In the Windows 10, you can now able to pin the Recycle Bin to the Start Menu or Taskbar with a simple right-click. All you need is open the Explorer windows, click Desktop under Favorite and right-click the Recycle Bin icon and pin it.

Improvements to Windows Explorer

A new Windows 10 Windows Explorer has a Home and a Share button.