Microsoft has been dying for me to download Windows 10. I have been resisting for good reasons and because I'm stubborn. I DID NOT want to download something just because it popped up annoyingly every time I used my laptop. I did not want to download it because I knew it wouldn't be the same as Windows 7. Before anyone imagines that my skills with technology are way better than they are, I will set the record straight. About the only thing I do with my computer, being honest, is save pictures (willy-nilly), create some documents, write my blog and google things that interest me. I am not a gamer or a writer of code or a hacker. I just want to use my laptop for the things I already know how to do. Windows 10 is now downloaded. Before you think I weakened, I didn't. I just didn't know how to transfer pictures from my old phone to the laptop so the phone could be re-purposed. I left my computer up and running and Windows 10 began its download. I knew that it was inevitable. After July, Microsoft support for the other Windows versions ends. I would have to convert. I didn't want to.
The other good reason? My old printer is just that- too old for me to find a driver that would let Windows 10 "talk" to it. Now I have new printer. It was on sale for a very reasonable price. It's just that my old printer worked well; there isn't anything wrong with it except that it's outdated. Like me. That's why I resisted Microsoft until now.
Yes, I'm of a certain age but I'm pretty spry and like to think still smart enough.