Windows 10 Upgrade Information

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Learn about your options for upgrading to Windows 10 below.
Microsoft recently released its new operating system, Windows 10. Lehigh is not upgrading University-owned computers to Windows 10 at this time, but is testing it on a limited number of computers.

Students, faculty and staff have several options for upgrading their personal computers.
--Anyone currently running Windows 7 or Windows 8 on a personal computer may be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10 Home from Microsoft. The upgrade is free until July 29, 2016 and is available as a Windows update. Information about Windows 10 and how to obtain the free upgrade is available at

--Students have the option of obtaining one free Windows 10 Education upgrade through Lehigh’s new Kivuto web store at

--Faculty and staff have the option of purchasing one Windows 10 Education upgrade for work-at-home use. The cost is $9.75 through Lehigh’s new Kivuto web store at

For more information about Windows 10 at Lehigh, please refer to the Windows 10 FAQ at (

-- Although Windows software has been available in the past for purchase at the Bookstore on DVD, the Windows 10 upgrade is only available as a download through the websites above.
-- The Kivuto store at offers academic discounts on other popular software packages. You may want to check the Lehigh University Install Software (LUIS) page for software availability at Lehigh before making a purchase.

For more information, contact the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or