So, for example, if you have a Surface Pro 4 and remove the keyboard, Windows 10 will then switch to an entirely touch based system, and vice versa.
For a more expansive comparison of the differences between Windows 10 and its predecessors you can check out our Windows 7 vs Windows 10, and Windows 8 vs Windows 10 comparison reviews.
Microsoft is pulled the plug on Windows Vista support on April 11 2017, and Windows XP hasn't received security patches for a while now.
In the wake of multiple ransomware attacks, Microsoft has taken the unusual step of issuing a patch for both operating systems because of the high risk and fact that millions of people are still using these versions of Windows.
Splitting apps into two desktop environments - modern and classic - gave the whole OS a schizophrenic persona and one that was totally unnecessary as so few decent Modern apps were actually available.
Windows 10 avoids the same pitfalls by returning to a Windows 7 style desktop, complete with a Start Menu that features optional live tiles for those who liked that addition to Windows 8.
However, this has come after computers have been infected, which is why it's best to use a version of Windows that receives automatic updates that help to protect you (and your files) from disaster.
Microsoft has kept the upgrade deal open for users of assistive technologies.As you'll see in our Home vs Pro comparison, few home users will need the extra features in Pro.It's a clear message from Microsoft (and we happen to agree) that it's not the best plan to stick with XP or Vista.Virtual assistants are already helping out on your phone and around your home, with the Google Assistant on phones and Google Home and Amazon's Echo featuring the ever-helpful Alexa. She's on laptops and PCs - not just Windows Phones.She lets you control elements of your PC by using your voice.