Bilious Chief Liar Gabe Aul wrote:
Spreading holiday cheer - family upgrade stories
Gabe Aul <firstname.lastname@example.org>
5:27 PM (5 hours ago)
Share your stories about helping friends and family upgrade to Windows 10.
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Season's Greetings to you. Here in the Windows group, we've been working hard over the past couple months on getting people upgraded to Windows 10. With the release of Windows 10 in July and the update in November, we’re really happy about how it is coming together and the upgrade rate we’ve been seeing. We'd love to see every Windows user out there enjoying Windows 10. Since we released I've been getting tweets and emails from Windows Insiders who have been helping friends and family complete their upgrades.
One of my favorite stories came from Insider Joris Brauns in Antwerp. Joris knew his dad wanted to upgrade, but his dad felt more comfortable getting a little help. So when Joris was back at his parent’s house this past weekend, he upgraded his dad from Windows 7. "The most funny part was the moment when I was done installing Windows 10," Joris told us. "Our dog jumped on the table to take a peek!" And then he sent us the pix to prove it.
Joris, dad, and dog
Hey, Joris. Your dad – and your dog – do look happy. Thanks for telling us and for letting me share your upgrade story with our Insider community!
So, as many of you travel home for the holidays, you may end up helping friends and family complete their upgrades. When you do, we’d love to hear about it. Tell us your story – you can tweet to #Windows10 – and we might even compile a big picture collage with some of our favorite photos and stories.
I love these stories – not just because this is the season for sharing, but because it's great to see our Insiders wanting to share their Windows 10 excitement with friends and family ... and dogs.
Thanks again for being part of this awesome Insider community. Have a great holiday and a Happy New Year!
PS As you know, upgrading to Windows 10 is easy. Just visit our Windows 10 site here on the machine you’re helping to upgrade. (The site also has a handy How-To section.)*
*Windows 10 Upgrade Offer is valid for qualified and genuine 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. 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 have the benefit to upgrade 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 http://www.windows.com/windows10specs
. Windows 10 is automatically updated. Additional requirements will apply over time for updates. See Windows 10 Upgrade page for details - http://www.windows.com/windows10upgrade
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