The Windows 10 Free Upgrade offer ends July 29th, 2016, and with the clock running out Microsoft wants to make sure you have the opportunity to upgrade. Brace yourself for one last flurry of full screen upgrade prompts.
The upgrade prompt will be appearing for users of Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, or if you’re running Windows 8.1. (Update: It looks like Microsoft has released patches for Win7 customers who aren’t using Win7 SP1, and for Win8 users who aren’t running Win 8.1 will see the notice – more here.)
The full screen upgrade prompt comes with two options, “Notify me three more times” and “Do not notify me again”. If you opt to be reminded later, the upgrade prompt will appear three days later, through the end of the upgrade offer on July 29, 2016.
The upgrade prompt won’t appear if any of the following conditions are met:
- You have a recent version of the “Get Windows 10” app installed.
- You have selected the Do not notify me again option.
- Your computer is detected to be incompatible with Windows 10.
- You have previously uninstalled Windows 10 after you upgrade.
- Your Windows 10 installation failed and rolled back.
- You have hidden the “Get Windows 10” app notifications.
- You have disabled the Windows 10 upgrade by using a Windows 10 privacy tool that prevents automatic Windows 10 updates like Never10 or GWX Control Panel, or you have disabled the offers through registry key settings. If you’ve got one of these programs installed, you can still upgrade, visit the Microsoft 10 Windows Free Updgrade site, complete with download clock. 🙂