Best method to activate Windows 10

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by ocean1985, Jan 4, 2019.

  1. ocean1985

    ocean1985 MDL Novice

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    Hello,

    I have searched the forum and found 2 methods for activating Windows 10, KMS_VL_ALL and HWID.
    Which one is best and easiest to use?
     
  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    HWID (the official way) would need more work, but when established, it will not be flagged by any AV's and remain for the lifetime of the hardware (and when linked to your MSA, it will be transferable).
    KMS_VL_ALL is instantly working, but many (if not all) AV's will try to disable it (but still needed for office VL).
     
  3. jeggg

    jeggg MDL Member

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    Welcome to the forum.

    The term 'best' is relative. Actually there is another method.
    I use W10FRV, enter the key at install, easy. No hassle, no accounts, no worries.
    And when your MB dies , build a new PC , enter same key, activation success, repeat again when this MB dies...
     
  4. luky

    luky MDL Addicted

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    Where can I get W10FRV?
     
  5. boyonthebus

    boyonthebus MDL Member

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    You plan for a lot of dead motherboards! :eek:
     
  6. pf100

    pf100 MDL Expert

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    HWID's have Kept Me Sane '38' times.
     
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  7. pisthai

    pisthai Imperfect Human

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    HWID is the best way.
     
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  8. joluboga

    joluboga MDL Member

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    I've been insane for um... sixteen years now. I guess I should use HWID...
     
  9. erpsterm35

    erpsterm35 MDL Senior Member

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    HWID whether using legacy bios (non-uefi) or uefi systems on activating w10
     
  10. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    HWID, or any activation for 10, isn't UEFI or Legacy BIOS dependent, it works on both.