In Asia, it is already July 29th and Windows 10 upgrades are rolling out. Images were posted to Chinese forum PCBeta of Windows 10 upgrades becoming available on Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs.
As reported earlier by Zac, Microsoft has begun pre-downloading the Windows 10 upgrade in the background on reserved PCs. The pre-download for reserved PCs happens without prior warning and occurs behind the scenes as hidden files.
The appearance of the upgrade process in Asia confirms that the rollout of Windows 10 for reserved PCs will be underway shortly for those of us still in July 28th. Microsoft has previously said that Windows 10 will rollout in stages, first being made available to Windows Insiders.
If you have a copy of Windows 7 or 8.1 and want to reserve your free copy before the launch gets fully underway on the 29th, head over to our guide on how to reserve your copy. And check back with WinBeta for in depth coverage as Windows 10 goes live, including more how-to guides for all of the new features in Windows 10.Further reading: Microsoft, Windows 10