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For a limited time, you can get a free upgrade* to Windows 10.

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Better browsing with Internet Explorer

See if you've got the latest version for your operating system and discover the features that Internet Explorer has to offer.

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Personalise your PC

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) background from Summer Blooms theme


Get whole sets of pictures, window colours and sounds to personalise your computer.

Feluccas Sailing on River Nile (Egypt) background


Choose a desktop background (wallpaper) from the Gallery's selection of beautiful images.

Three young people looking at computer together


Download a free language pack to see Windows in the language of your choice.

Fresh raspberries, close-up, background from Fresh Fruit theme

Personalisation Gallery

Visit the Personalisation Gallery and surround yourself with the things you love.

Create, share and enjoy your media

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Windows Movie Maker

Turn your videos and photos into films with a soundtrack and stylised theme.

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Windows Photo Gallery

Manage and edit your photos, create slide shows, then share them with friends and family.

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Windows Media Player

Organise and sync your films and music, and play them just about anywhere.

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Mail, Writer and more

Organise mail, keep up with blog posts, and store and sync files and photos with these free Windows programs.

Do more on Windows with Office 365

From home to business, from desktop to web and the devices in between, Office delivers the tools to get work done.

Office 365 gives you the power of Office on your laptop, smartphone and tablet – including iPad. So you can get things done from virtually anywhere.

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Protect and strengthen your PC

Microsoft Security Essentials

Seriously great antivirus protection that’s seriously free.

Service packs

Help keep your PC up to date with the latest free service packs for your version of Windows.


A wide range of apps and handy add-ons to help you get the most out of your PC.

Security and utilities

Great free software to help keep your PC safe and up to date.

Internet access fees or other service charges may apply.

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*Windows Offer Details

Yes, free! This upgrade offer is for a full version of Windows 10, not a trial. 3 GB download required; Internet access fees may apply. To take advantage of this free offer, you must upgrade to Windows 10 within one year of availability. Once you've upgraded, you have Windows 10 for free on that device.

Windows 10 Upgrade Offer is valid for qualified Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices, including devices you already own. Some hardware/software requirements apply and feature availability may vary by device and market. The availability of Windows 10 upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 devices may vary by OEM, mobile operator or carrier. Features vary by device. Devices must be connected to the Internet and have Windows Update enabled. Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 Update required. Some editions are excluded: Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise and Windows RT/RT 8.1. Active Software Assurance customers in volume licensing can benefit from upgrading to Windows 10 Enterprise offerings outside of this offer. To check for compatibility and other important installation information, visit your device manufacturer’s website and the Windows 10 Specifications page.

Windows 10 is automatically updated. Additional requirements will apply over time for updates. See the Windows 10 Upgrade page for details.