Last week Microsoft published the list of versions of the new operating system Windows 10. Now the company has decided to clarify the issue of the platform update for different editions and categories of users. Microsoft stressed that free install the “top ten” will be available only for one year after its launch.
Windows 10 Home for consumers and workers use personal devices (BYOD) will be available for free upgrade, it will be able to switch users on Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 7 Home Basic and Home Premium. A similar scheme will be applied to Windows 10 Pro for small and medium businesses. Windows 10 Enterprise for medium to large enterprises available under license Volume Licensing and Windows 10 Education for teachers, students, staff and administrators of educational institutions.
Windows 10 Mobile for consumers, businesses and academic institutions will be distributed through the OEM manufacturers, Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise for medium and large businesses through OEM and Volume Licensing.
Microsoft noted that after the first year since the release of system update to Windows 10 will be paid: will be available as a boxed version of Windows 10 and the upgrade through Volume Licensing. When you upgrade the device in the first year, updates will be available throughout its life cycle, except for devices on Windows Enterprise and RT.
New software releases will be available through Windows update and is not available via the update service, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). System update Windows Update for Business will be presented to Windows Pro and Windows Enterprise.
According to the user WZor, soon will be released the last public build of Windows 10, behind which appears the RTM version of the OS.