Windows 10 Upgrade Paths

Summary:   Upgrade Paths for Windows 7/8 operating systems editions to Windows 10 operating system editions



  • The installed Windows 7/8 genuine qualifying operating system edition used to upgrade to Windows 10 determines the installed edition of Windows 10.
  • Upgrade paths are applicable during and after the free Windows 7/8 to Windows 10 upgrade timeframe


Additional Information:


  cf. Table data source => Microsoft Windows 10 Specifications and System Requirements Upgrade Editions




August 15, 2015: Initial Draft and Publish Date

August 18, 2015: Table size increased for visibility upon request from viewer(s)

August 1, 2016: Added comment on upgrade path applicability

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