Wednesday, July 6

Windows 11 could get free to previous versions | Digital Trends Spanish

Little by little we are learning more details about Windows 11, especially the changes it offers compared to previous Microsoft operating systems.

However, one of the main questions is what will happen to those users who have previous versions of the OS, such as 7, 8.x and 10.

Those who have spent these days reviewing every aspect of the Windows 11 that has been leaked, may have good news. So far, everything indicates that the company’s new operating system would represent a free update for those users who have previous versions, such as those mentioned.

Thus, the same could happen as with Windows 10, when those who had versions after Windows Vista were offered the possibility of updating for free to stay with the new operating system.

In this way, users who already have a digital or OEM license linked to their PC will not have to purchase a new activation key to upgrade to Windows 11.

This has been known thanks to an analysis of the PKeyconfig, the product key configuration package, of the filtered version, which contains the configuration files necessary to install the new Windows from any of the previous versions that have been mentioned.

Those who want to install Windows 11 (experts recommend waiting for the official version to come out), should only go to Windows Update, or to tools such as WSUS or Media Creation Tool, to update to the new system.

In any case, we will have to wait for more information from Microsoft when it carries out the launch event of its new OS on June 24.

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