Before I get to how to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free, I want to remind you to back up everything and make sure you have copies of the programs and product codes for the applications you use, like Microsoft Office.
Reserve at least 1 hour of your time to do this upgrade. Or. you can start it and go out to Timmys and have a double double while it is doing the update - it will take a while.
OK, let's get started. You can download the Media Creation Tools from this website:
Windows 10 Media Creation Tool
Select "Download Tool Now."
When you run it you will get this menu.
You will get the option to keep your files and programs. If later you decide you don't want Windows 10, you will have the option to return to Windows 7.
Now follow the Media Creation Tool instructions until the upgrade is complete.
Windows 10 is running very well. However, now that Windows 10 was on the HP Mini, I decided to upgrade the PC. So, I went to Amazon and purchased a Kingston 240 GB SSD (Solid State Drive), for $60 to replace the 5400 RPM hard drive and a 2 GB Crucial memory card for $25 to replace the 1 GB card that came with the HP Mini. This little beast is now so SCREAMING FAST that my granddaughter wanted it back.