Windows 10 is finally here, Microsoft has started rolling out its new operating system to users in 190 countries across the world. Nearly everyone can register and get their free upgrades, but the company has planned to release its new Windows 10 in waves, not everyone can get it right away.
In other words, you may have to wait for couple of weeks or even a month, for the update to reach your PC. However, there is a workaround to get the latest Windows on your PC. All you need is a genuine copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8 / 8.1, Microsoft Windows 10 Media Creation Tool and a good Internet connection. VentureBeats has came up with the detailed tutorial on how to update your PC without using the Windows Update.
This process will install the Window 10 manually by using the "Get Windows 10" tool and will take a bit longer than the Windows Update. Before installing the new Windows backup all the data.
Download the below files before starting installation.
Take a look at the slider below to know the detailed step-by-step installation guide for Windows 10.
Step 1: Install Media Creation Tool
Download the Media Creation Tool from the links provided above and install on your computer.
Step 2: Click Next To Download Windows 10
Hit the Next button on the Media Creation Tool to start the Windows 10 download. This may take a much time if you have slow Internet connection.
Step 3: Verification
The tool will now verify your download.
Step 4: Creating Window 10 Media
Just a step away to get Windows 10, the Tool will put together all the required files.
Step 5: Installer
Now the Windows 10 installer is being loaded.
Step 6: Checking Your PC
The Windows 10 installer will do a few checks.
Step 7: License Term
Accept the License term of the Window 10 to start the installation.
Step 8: Checks For Update
The installer tool still checks for any updates that you may need before installation.
Step 9: Ready To Install
Finally the preparation is completed and now hit Install button to install the Windows 10 on your PC.
Step 10: Initial Settings
You can change what the Windows 10 installer will keep like personal files, apps and Windows Settings. Select your choice and hit Next. Now the Windows 10 is installed on your PC. Enjoy the new operating system.