Windows 10 was expected to save the slumping PC market, but it hasn’t. PC shipments are still declining, and people haven’t bought new hardware just to get Windows 10.
But the Windows 10 Anniversary Update has features that will make new hardware desirable. Moreover, the period to upgrade for free to Windows 10 from older versions has ended, and analysts believe people will buy a new PC instead of shelling out $119.99 to $199.99 for a Windows 10 license.
PC makers hope for nothing more than the death of Windows 7, which some users — especially businesses — have been hanging on to. Companies like Lenovo and HP are slowly getting rid of lingering Windows 7 Professional PC models, which will ultimately force holdover users to Windows 10.
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