Windows 11 is a free upgrade – but could prove a pain in the neck rather than wallet

Windows 11 is a free upgrade for those coming from Windows 10, Microsoft has confirmed. However, there are some caveats with the freebie move, as you might expect – one of them being that while you may not have to fork out any money, you could be spending time instead, figuring out the upgrade process.

Let’s come back to that in a moment, but what we heard at the launch of Windows 11 yesterday was that Windows 10 users would be able to upgrade for free, and that this offer will run for at least a year.

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