- UPDATE – Not free any longer!
Yes, it is true. Windows 10 is the new Operating System and it is free. A System Tray icon has appeared on my hybrid Asus Windows 8.1 laptop / tablet. It is at the very least available for download now, although it is certainly not mandatory. As you can see from below screen shots, it is a whole new branding of the desktop family. The only way to get it installed on your Windows 8 / 8.1 family system is via Windows Update. It looks to truly emphasize Cortana, the personal digital assistant – which I love!
Oh, and the START MENU is back [just as I was getting used to it leaving] –