But considering Windows XP was released almost two decades ago that’s understandable.
Windows 11 will reportedly be a free upgrade for Windows 10, while Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users will allegedly be able to upgrade to Windows 11 via the Media Creation Tool or Update Assistant.
If you want to upgrade to Windows 11 for free, you’ll have to make sure you are running one of these past releases with a genuine license.
While it hasn’t been confirmed by Microsoft that Windows 11 will get offered as a free upgrade, it’s thought that will be the case after some rummaging through a leaked build.
The product key configuration package in the Windows 11 leak seems to suggest there will be a way for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users to upgrade.
Besides this leak, there’s another reason also to think Windows 11 could be offered as a free upgrade.