How to buy Windows 10

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    As I told you at the beginning of the guide, Windows 10 can be bought on the official Microsoft store in the form of a pendrive with the ISO image of the operating system or by downloading the latter (in both cases the product key of the copy of license purchase) but also on third-party online stores which, unlike the website of the Remdondiana company, also offer the opportunity to take home the package with the operating system installation DVD and the license key or to receive the product key only via email or other telematic means.



    However, it should be borne in mind that, if on the Microsoft home store there is no type of risk during the purchase phase, as regards the other online stores, particular attention must be paid to all sellers who try to "place" license at lower prices than necessary. In these cases, unless there are particular offers in progress, it could be dealing with codes that are not genuine or that in any case could prove to be non-functional as inserted by the Redmond company in its blacklist. For the rest ... good shopping!

    Microsoft Store

    Since Windows 10 is the latest operating system from Microsoft, it is currently possible to purchase it directly through the company's online store.

    To buy your copy of Windows 10 through the Microsoft website you must therefore connect to the home page of the store, click on the item Windows on the left and select the link for the version you are interested in (Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro), choose whether to receive the USB key at home with the operating system in citt脿n (USB - city) and with the product key or whether to download the ISO file of the operating system (Download) always with the user license code attached and press the button Add to Cart.



    Now check that the product placed in the cart is actually the one you want (otherwise click on the link Remove and repeat the above procedure from the beginning) then click on Complete transaction.

    Then log in to the site with your Microsoft account, provide the shipping data and indicate the payment method you intend to use, put the check mark next to the entry relating to the acceptance of the conditions of sale and the information on the privacy of the company on the right and click on the button Buy it now.

    Once this is done, the purchase will be finalized, you will immediately receive a confirmation email and, if you have chosen the pendrive with the operating system, you will have to wait for the goods to arrive at home (it should take a few days, do not worry). If, on the other hand, you have chosen to download the ISO file, you can immediately use it and the product key of your copy of Windows 10 will be provided to you immediately.

    Mr Key Shop

    Mr Key Shop It is a site that sells 100% original licenses for Windows and Microsoft Office at very affordable prices. The site is managed by a company with offices in the city and England that buys and resells unused licenses from companies and companies for switching to cloud or subscription services (in full compliance with European regulations on the subject).

    Its main strengths, in addition to the aforementioned competitive prices, are instant shipping via email of the original licenses and the relative activation instructions (excellent also to avoid the environmental impact deriving from the shipment of physical goods), thefree citt脿n specialized assistance (which is quite rare for sites of this type, which are often foreign), the garanzia soddisfatti or rimborsati and support to all safer payment methods.



    To purchase a license for Windows 10 on Mr Key Shop, linked to this page of the site, select the product of your interest and add it to cartby clicking on the appropriate button. Then choose if continue shopping (in this regard, I suggest you also take a look at the licenses for Office 2019, sold at equally interesting prices) or if you go directly to the cash.

    Once your purchases are finished, go to the cart (by clicking on the appropriate icon, present at the top right) and press the button for go to the cashier, where you can complete the transaction such as guest or registering a account, entering the required data and choosing one of the many secure payment methods supported (eg PayPal, Amazon Pay or card).

    As already mentioned, a few seconds after the purchase you will receive an email with the original Windows 10 license inside and all the instructions to activate it.

    Amazon

    Among the third-party online stores you can turn to to buy Windows 10 it is definitely worth mentioning Amazon. I don't think it needs a lot of performance, it is practically the number one e-commerce site in the world not only for what concerns electronics but also for many other products.

    Returning to Windows 10, to buy your copy all you have to do is connect to the main page of the store, log in with your account by clicking on the item Hi, Log in which is at the top right and typing your email address and password, type in the search bar at the top windows 10 and click on the button depicting the magnifying glass to start the search procedure.



    Once this is done, you will find yourself in the presence of the various search results available. So identify the version of Windows 10 that interests you most, click on it, carefully consult all the details of the product and give one also look at the comments of the buyers present below to make sure that there are no problems or difficulties and then click on the button Add to Cart present on the right to start the actual purchase procedure.

    Now, access the cart by clicking on the item Cart present at the top right of the Amazon website, click on I proceeded all'acquisto and confirm the order indicating the shipping address and the payment method you intend to use. Please note that product reception times and shipping costs may vary depending on the selected seller and the type of Amazon account you have.

    If you feel you need more details about how Amazon worked, I suggest you read my tutorial on how to buy on Amazon in which I proceeded to tell you about the operation of this 360-degree service.

     eBay

    Another online store you can turn to most to buy your copy of Windows 10 is eBay. In this specific case, however, I recommend that you do business only and exclusively with sellers with a lot of positive feedback and not with individual private users and moreover with a low degree of reliability. In this way you will avoid encountering any nasty surprises I was talking about a few lines above.

    To buy your copy of Windows 10 on eBay, all you need to do is connect to the home page of the site, log into your account by clicking on the link Log in which is at the top left and typing your login data, type in the search bar located at the top windows 10 and press the button Search place on the side.

    In a few moments you should see all the search results appear. If you want, you can limit your search only to products that can be purchased immediately (thus excluding those that are subject to auction) by clicking on the tab Buy it which is located at the top on the left.

    Once you have found the version of Windows 10 that you think is right for you, click on it and read the product description carefully. Also check the seller's feedback (through the appropriate item in the right sidebar) and, if you are convinced of the choice made, finalize the purchase by clicking on the button first Buy it and then confirming the transaction. Even in this case, shipping times and costs may vary depending on the seller.

    If something is not clear to you or if you still feel you need further explanation on what to do, I suggest you read my guide on how to buy on eBay specifically dedicated to the subject.

    Download the Windows 10 ISO

    Have you purchased a product key for Windows 10 but don't have support for installing the operating system? No problem, you can still get the ISO file to install the system. How you do it? Simple: you have to connect to the Microsoft website and click on the button Download the tool.

    Once the download is complete, you will get Media Creation Tool, a small free program through which you can download any version of Windows 10, install it on your PC, copy it to a stick or save it as an ISO image.

    Please note: If you visit the Microsoft website using an operating system other than Windows, instead of the Media Creation Tool software you will be directly offered to download the Windows 10 ISO image in 32-bit or 64-bit version.

    Alternatively, you can download the Windows and Office ISO Download Tool. It is a special free-of-charge software that does not require any installation to be used and which, as can be deduced from the name itself, allows you to download the ISO images of all the latest Redmond operating systems as well as the Office package directly. from the company's servers and without having to type any product key. ISO images downloaded from Windows and Office ISO Download Tool are all genuine. This means that to use them and to activate the operating system it is necessary to use a regularly purchased product key.

    Having said that, in order to download Windows and Office ISO Download Tool on your PC, connect to the program's website and click on the item Windows ISO Downloader.exe located in the center of the page.

    Once the download is complete, open the file Windows ISO Downloader.exe and metti il 鈥嬧媠egno di spunta accanto alla voce Windows 10 located in the right sidebar of the window that opens. Then select the edition of Windows 10 you want to download from the drop-down menu  Select the editionclick on your bottone Confirmation, choose citt脿n from the drop-down menu for language selection and first press on Confirmation and then 64-bit download o 32-bit download to download the 10-bit or 64-bit Windows 32 ISO image.

    After downloading the Windows 10 ISO image, you can copy it to a DVD or USB stick using programs designed for the purpose. To burn the operating system to a floppy disk, I suggest you turn to ImgBurn, while to create the USB stick I invite you to try Rufus.

    Install Windows 10

    Once you have purchased your copy of Windows 10 you are finally ready to proceed with the installation of the operating system on your trusted computer. To do this, all you have to do is insert the USB key with the operating system into the computer or the disk with the OS and wait for the whole procedure to start. If, on the other hand, you are using the Media Creation Tool, you can start the Windows 10 installation procedure simply by specifying that it is your intention to update the current computer.

    Then follow the simple wizard that is shown to you on the screen. You will need to indicate whether you prefer to download the latest updates available for the new operating system before installing Windows 10 on your computer, whether you want to reinstall the operating system while keeping personal files, apps and settings, whether to do so with only personal files or not to keep. nothing thus carrying out a real formatting. You will then have to choose the keyboard layout, set up your user account and so on. To know all the details of the case, I suggest you read my tutorial on how to install Windows 10 through which I proceeded to talk to you in a very thorough way on the matter.

    Keep in mind that if you encounter any problems in carrying out the installation as I have just indicated you can act directly at system startup. If you don't know how to do it, you can always read my guide on the subject linked above.

    Article created in collaboration with Mr Key Shop.

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