Windows 10 is the most widely used and acclaimed operating system in the world today. Introduced five long years ago, Microsoft’s OS continues to dazzle users with its stunning, intuitive design and high compatibility with most programs.
Nobody can deny that Windows 10 is excellent, but it isn’t a foolproof operating system, and it has surprised us with glitches and errors on more than one occasion. In these situations, you have only two options: panic (not recommended!) or search online for help.
To make things easier, in today’s article, we’re going to share a rundown of the most common problems in Windows 10 and how to solve them. We hope you find it helpful!
1. I don’t have enough space to install Windows 10
Whether you have a previous version of Windows on your computer or want to switch to Microsoft’s operating system, keep in mind that you need at least 16 GB of free space on your hard drive to install Windows 10. Below is an in-depth article on Windows 10’s requirements.
Fixing this issue is as simple as freeing up enough space on your hard drive. Then you can easily install the operating system on your computer.
2. I’m not sure if my computer is powerful enough to run Windows 10
The fact that you have a desktop, laptop or tablet doesn’t automatically mean you can use Windows 10. First you need to make sure your computer is powerful enough to run this operating system.
The minimum requirements for Windows 10 are:
- Processor: 1 GHz or more, or an SoC processor
- RAM: 1 GB (32 bits) 2 GB (64 bits)
- Hard-drive space: 16 GB (32 bits) 32 GB (64 bits)
- Graphics card: Compatible with DirectX 9 or higher and with WDDM 1.0 controller
- Display: 800×600
If you’re not sure how to verify your PC’s compatibility with Windows 10, don’t worry. We have an article that will teach you how to do this step by step.