Check your PC’s hard disk and you may find a folder named $Windows.~BT – this is the new OS on its way down from Microsoft’s servers. If it’s not there yet, your PC may have to wait a little longer before the process begins as Microsoft will be staggering out the release over the coming weeks. Once it is ready, Windows will prompt you to start the upgrade.
Of the three machines I’ve been looking after, only my Surface Pro has begun the download process but is taking its time in doing so. With luck, this weekend I’ll be tinkering away on the new OS and will share my experiences as they happen.