The future of Windows, now
After months of rumors and leaks, Windows 10 is officially here, and this is no mere paper launch. The operating systems isn’t due to hit consumer PCs until mid-2015, but Microsoft’s already rolled out a Windows 10 Technical Preview stuffed with all sorts of new goodies designed to entice PC power users—not tablet owners.
PCWorld’s guide to installing the Windows 10 Technical Preview can help you get the OS up and running on your system. But if you’d rather stay far, far away from very early pre-release operating systems—an understandable caution—this slideshow reveals all of Windows 10’s first wave of secrets. Look for even more to appear in a consumer preview next year.