Many surface and surface pro users are wondering on how to install the windows 10 on their tablets, the following is the official step by step guide released by Microsoft on their own website on how to install the Windows 10 OS on Surface Pro devices:
Before you begin
Here are a few things to do before upgrading your Surface to Windows 10.
- Get the latest updates. Make sure you’re running Windows 8.1 Update, and install all the latest Surface and Windows updates.
- Back up your files. When you upgrade to Windows 10, you’ll keep your Windows settings, personal files, and most apps. But it’s always a good idea back up your personal files before upgrading your Surface.
- Create a USB recovery drive. It’s a good idea to create a Windows 8.1 recovery image on a USB drive.
- Make sure you have enough free disk space. Windows 10 requires the following:
- 32-bit operating system: 16 GB disk space
- 64-bit operating system: 20 GB disk space
- Connect to the Internet. You’ll need to be online to download and activate Windows 10.
- Plug in Surface. Your Surface needs have at least a 35 percent charge to download and install Windows 10. It’s also important to keep your Surface plugged in to ensure that it doesn’t go to sleep during the upgrade.
Installing Windows 10
- Ready to get started? To get the latest version of Windows on your Surface, you’ll need to download and install it through Windows Update.
- If you reserved Windows 10: If you used the Get Windows 10 app to reserve the upgrade before its release, you’ll be notified when it’s ready to install.
- If you didn’t reserve Windows 10: You can still get the upgrade even if you didn’t reserve it. Once Windows 10 is available for your Surface, you’ll be notified through Windows Update that it’s available for download.
When you’re notified, just follow the on-screen instructions in Windows Update to download and install Windows 10.