This update will initially be released only to a small set of targeted customers. For more info about how to keep your PC updated, see Windows Update: FAQ. Windows 10 isn' t available for free upgrades anymore except to those that use the assistive technologies, however, the Anniversary Update might be enough incentive to part- way with some cash.
The GWX tool may be gone, but all the other upgrade tools still work. But Microsoft has a number of exceptions in place for users that missed out on the free upgrade and they have currently not stated any end date to these exceptions ( except for Assistive Technologies which has ended), but will adjust as necessary. This set will expand over time. Windows 10 cost update. Microsoft' s much- hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended in, right? If you are installing Windows 10 on a PC running Windows XP or Windows Vista, or if you need to create installation media to install Windows 10 on a different PC, see Using the tool to create installation media ( USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) to install Windows 10 on a different PC section below.