Microsoft's Windows 10 battle plan now live: the upgrade process begins

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Right on schedule, Microsoft has begun prompting users of Windows 7 and 8.1 to upgrade their machines to Windows 10. The process has begun in the parts of the world where it is already July 29th; this includes China, which is the source of the images in this post.

The company began taking reservations for Windows 10 back in June, and as we reported earlier this morning, it is already starting to pre-load the OS on to those machines. While not everyone will get the OS tomorrow through the upgrade program, it does appear that there will be quite a few users who will be able to install the OS as a free upgrade on the 29th.

If you did register your machine, you can use this post as a guide to check to see if the bits are starting to download on your device.

Windows 10 is expected to be installed on a billion devices within the next three years and to achieve that milestone, they will need to upgrade a significant number of devices to the new OS from Windows 7 or 8.1.

If you have received the notification to start upgrading your machine, make sure to let us know in the comments below.

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