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#1 P.McGinley

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Posted 16 November 2015 - 07:33 PM

Windows 10 major update which was released last week came with some great enhancements like better app snapping, better Cortana which now let you reply to texts and a new "Find my device" setting. But do you know now you no longer have to install Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to get Windows 10 properly activated under Microsoft's free-for-a-year policy. Now, the company will recognize any valid activation key from those prior versions (or Windows 8) and grant you a "digital entitlement" that makes your install of Windows 10 fully legitimate.

 

Microsoft says this is meant to work only when Windows has previously been activated on the same device that Windows 10 is being clean installed on.



#2 christianbclark

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Posted 18 November 2015 - 10:03 AM

Windows 10 major update which was released last week came with some great enhancements like better app snapping, better Cortana which now let you reply to texts and a new "Find my device" setting. But do you know now you no longer have to install Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to get Windows 10 properly activated under Microsoft's free-for-a-year policy. Now, the company will recognize any valid activation key from those prior versions (or Windows 8) and grant you a "digital entitlement" that makes your install of Windows 10 fully legitimate.

 

Microsoft says this is meant to work only when Windows has previously been activated on the same device that Windows 10 is being clean installed on.

 

.... the way it should have been since Windows 7.



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