Microsoft Windows 10 Review, Features, Availability, System Requirement, Price Details

Microsoft has unveiled its next generation Windows operating system called "Windows 10" instead of Windows 9 after the success of Windows 8 and Windows 7 operating systems. The main reason is still unknown and no official verdict by Microsoft on "Why Microsoft skipped Windows 9 for Windows 10?" But still Microsoft has officially announced Windows 10 as successor of Windows 8.1. In this article, we are covering detailed Review of Windows 10 Features, Availability, Release Date, System Requirement, Price, Download Info, Images / Screenshots and Videos for our exclusive Windows followers and readers.

Official Windows 10 Logo

Why Windows 10, Not Windows 9?

According to some sources, the reason behind Microsoft referring Windows 9 as Windows 10 after the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows 7 operating systems are the chunk of codes that Microsoft developers are using in older apps and on many third party products i.e. old Windows 95 and Windows 98 versions, So to avoid "Windows 9" conflict of codes in programming functions, Calling Windows 10 was the only pragmatic solution. For instance;
Microsoft dev here, the internal rumours are that early testing revealed just how many third party products that had code of the form

if(version.StartsWith("Windows 9"))
{ /* 95 and 98 */
} else {

and that this was the pragmatic solution to avoid that.
Microsoft calling Windows 10 “the most comprehensive platform ever” by referring it "One product family, One platform, One store" for all Windows devices; including Smartphones, Tablets, Xbox Gaming Console etc. Previously, "Threshold" was the build codenamed given to Windows 10 and some speculations were it will be called "Windows X" and "Windows One", but at-last the Microsoft developer calling it "Windows 10". If you're curious to know, what new features and functionalities Microsoft has bought into Windows 10, then check-out the below list of new changes and features of Windows 10 operating system.

Windows 10 Features and Changes:

Below are the list of Windows 10 features, functionalities and changes.
  • Traditional Start Menu Expanded Feature is back
  • All New Advanced Enhanced Search Option
  • All New Integrated Windows Store for Apps
  • Continuum Mode Function
  • Improvements in Aero Snap Feature
  • Improvements in Command Prompt
  • Metro (Modern) Apps Run in Windowed Mode on Desktop
  • Multitasking for Multiple Windows Desktop Programs
  • New ALT+TAB Interface
  • New Enhanced Snap View Feature
  • New Task View Button
  • No Charms Bar on Desktops
  • Notification Center
  • Subtle Changes in Windows Theme and UI
  • The Unified Enterprise Platform Solution
  • Virtual or Multiple Desktops
  • Welcome Cortana
  • Windows Desktop Optimizations
  • One Windows for All Windows Devices and lots more!
Windows 10 Release Date and Availability:

According to Microsoft; Windows 10 Final RTM Version (Released To Manufacturing) is expected to be released in current year mid-2015 (July to September) to general public (end-users). Starting October 1st, 2014, "Windows 10 Technical Preview Version" has already been released by Microsoft for testing and experimental purpose by Windows developers and general public users via Windows Insider Program, through which Windows users can test-drive unfinished Windows software. It's further expected that Windows 10 will be released in 190+ countries worldwide with 111 different multiple languages support. Pirated Windows will also Get Free Windows 10 Upgrade by Microsoft. Windows 10 SKUs Editions will be available as Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Consumer, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 for Mobiles and Windows 10 for IoT (Internet of Things) devices such as ATMs, ultrasound machines, gateways, etc. For more info, visit:

Windows 10 Upgrade Requirements

Download Windows 10 via Direct Links:

Windows developers and general users can Download Windows 10 Technical Preview version (x86 / x64) from HERE.

Windows 10 Pricing and Costing:

Currently, No official statement Microsoft has made regarding "How much Windows 10 will cost" to customers, But its confirmed by Microsoft, that Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users.

Windows 10 System Hardware Requirements:

The system hardware requirements for Windows 10 is same as Windows 8.1 / 8 operating system i.e.
  • Processor: 1 GHz or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 
  • RAM: 1 GB for 32-bit (x86) or 2 GB for 64-bit (x64)
  • Hard Disk Space: 16 GB for 32-bit (x86) or 20 GB for 64-bit (x64)
  • Graphics Card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
Windows 10 Hardware System Requirements

Windows Phone 10 System Requirements:

The system requirements for Windows 10 for Smartphones and Tablets will be as follows:
  • RAM: 512 MB for 32-bit (x86)
  • Hard Disk Space: 4 GB for 32-bit (x86) or more storage capacity
  • Graphics Card: Microsoft DirectX 9
Windows Phone 10 Hardware System Requirements

Official Images / Screenshots of Windows 10 Preview:

Official Video of Windows 10 Preview - First Look

Microsoft Windows 10 Review, Features, Availability, System Requirement, Price Details Microsoft Windows 10 Review, Features, Availability, System Requirement, Price Details Reviewed by TechGlobeX on 3/22/2015 Rating: 5

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