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Chris Rhodes and Andrew Bettany, Windows Installation and Update Troubleshooting, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1827-3_3

3. Upgrading the Windows Client Operating System

Chris Rhodes and Andrew Bettany2

(1)Huddersfield, UK

(2)Microsoft, York, North Yorkshire, UK

Up until Windows 10, Microsoft historically released several new operating systems per decade. While most PC owners keep the preinstalled version of Windows that came on the system, a large percentage of owners seek to upgrade to the latest version. Most users who upgrade do so to take advantage of the latest functionality that the new system offers. Users who purchase new equipment with the latest operating system can benefit from both additional software functionality ...

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