Windows 10 RTM has been released recently and is already on its way to success as more and more people are downloading and installing Windows 10 everyday. This owes to the fact that Windows 10 upgrade is free for the users who are already using genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1.
If you are a Windows 7 or Windows 8 user, you will most probably get a notification of upgrading to Windows 10 for free. If you are not getting any upgrade notifications, that may be due to some KB updates that are not installed on your system. In this article, we guide you to install the required KB updates so that you can force download Windows 10 for free.
KB3035583 is the update that you need to install for getting Windows 10 upgrade notifications. If you are not able to find it through Windows Update, you can download it using the following links. Just make sure you select your download for your specific Operating System version.
KB3035583 direct download link for Windows 7 32-bit
KB3035583 direct download link for Windows 7 64-bit
KB3035583 direct download link for Windows 8.1 32-bit
KB3035583 direct download link for Windows 8.1 64-bit
Please note that this update requires that you are using the latest version of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 with all updates already installed. This means that you need to be running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 Update. You must also have the following updates installed before upgrading to Windows 10.
Windows 7 SP1:
Windows 8.1 Update:
Both these updates are available from Windows Update only.
If you have all the above updates installed and still not getting the Windows 10 upgrade notification, you may use this script from Ghacks which should do the job for you.