While Windows 10 Upgrade offers is still not closed, Officially, there is another way to get the Windows 10 upgrade, at least in theory, in case it is officially closed. Microsoft has previously announced that Windows 10 Upgrade is free (Feature Upgrade) for consumers who use Assistive technologies.
Get Windows 10 Upgrade for Free using Assistive Technologies
There is an official page for this which allows you to download a simple exe, and when you use it, the upgrade kicks in. The page says:
For the general public, the free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends on July 29. However, if you use assistive technologies, you can still get the free upgrade offer even after the general public deadline expires as Microsoft continues our efforts to improve the Windows 10 experience for people who use these technologies.
With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, we’ve taken a number of steps to improve the accessibility of Windows 10 accessibility. To learn more, read our blog that details some of these improvements.
Before you upgrade, please check with your assistive technology provider(s) to learn more about their software compatibility with Windows 10.
If you want Windows 10 now and are ready to take advantage of the free upgrade offer, click the button below to get started.
Click on the Upgrade now button, and it will download the assistant. Post this, it is the usual Windows 10 installation. Since you are going to upgrade, the system will show all warnings, and take a backup of the older version.
Microsoft keeps opening this page from time to time, and the only way o get notified is to check it periodically to see if the offer showed up.
The last time we heard about this, the offers seem to be closed now. While it was meant for only those who missed upgrading earlier, but this has allowed a lot many users to upgrade to Windows 10 without paying anything.
Where you able to Get the Windows 10 Upgrade for Free using Assistive Technologies? Let us know in the comments