Free Windows 10 for Insider Preview MS Accounts

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  1. vvvvvvxxxx

    vvvvvvxxxx MDL Novice

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    Guys,

    Just got notification of the latest tweet from G. Aul with a link to their latest blog post, in which it is said that Insiders will have their Windows 10 active even after final release and they can even reinstall using ISO as long as they login with same account which is linked to Insider Preview program as it is going to continue even after release.

    Good news no? :)
     
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    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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  3. MS_User

    MS_User MDL Guru

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    MS lies u need a qualified OS underneath :rolleyes:
     
  4. sevenacids

    sevenacids MDL Addicted

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  5. kelorgo

    kelorgo MDL Addicted

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    That's a link to a random post buried in the middle of a thread about a leaked build. The current thread is much more on topic.

    On topic:
    If I understand the news correctly, it means that you can get Windows 10 for free by
    1. Create a new Microsoft Account now
    2. Sign up for Insider program
    3. Download a preview build
    4. Upgrade to final build when released

    Once you've done this, the PC in question becomes marked as eligible for Windows 10. You can do a fresh install from release ISO and use it without Microsoft account. You don't need to stay in Insider program.
     
  6. dreamss

    dreamss MDL Junior Member

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    WELL NO, cause your gonna be able to disable preview "mode" and he dint mention that windows would deactivate

    Of course, we’ll provide you an option to leave the program and stay on the final build if you choose: but we hope that we’ll continue to provide you great reasons to remain a Windows Insider.
     
  7. fonix232

    fonix232 MDL Novice

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    Okay, let's clear this up...

    This means, IF you get the final build WHILE you have Insider Preview (Home or Pro) installed, THEN you are eligible for a free Windows 10 final license, given you use the same computer and same MS Account.

    This does not apply to Enterprise release users.
     
  8. wjy

    wjy MDL Novice

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    The important part is:
    By Gabriel Aul
    :clap::clap::clap:
     
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  9. cuteee

    cuteee MDL Guru

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    Activated only for the first year ?
     
  10. elzna

    elzna MDL Senior Member

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    Yes, but KMS emulator, cracks or MAK+phone activation will be possible after 1 year, don't you think :)
     
  11. urie

    urie Moderator
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    Think you are getting mixed up free upgrade offer is only available for 1 year. If you do not download and activate within that year you will then need to buy it.
     
  12. cuteee

    cuteee MDL Guru

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    KMS slow the OS as time passes until next clean install.
     
  13. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    This is another Brilliant Statement :p
     
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  14. Yen

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    Lol. :doh:
    Please no assumptions and wild conclusions.
    The upgrade will be free when got and activated within one year and lasts until the end of lifetime of the device.
    KMS re-requests are done sporadicly to extent the activation period, how could it 'slow' the OS? What slows it down are fragmentation and a huge unclean registry, but not on SSD.

    ANd why do you guys talk about 'cracks' when it's a free upgrade?!
     
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  16. elzna

    elzna MDL Senior Member

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    #17 elzna, Jun 20, 2015
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    KMS dosn't slow the OS anymore than the fake keys activation or any other retail activation. And upgrade probably slows down the OS even further, than a clean install if you want to discuss something.
     
  17. fonix232

    fonix232 MDL Novice

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    There were no wild conclusions in my post, only extraction of statements that were a bit fuzzy or some to understand. Apparently even written in clean and pure basic english, people either refuse to read, or just don't understand it...
     
  18. whwebsolutions

    whwebsolutions MDL Junior Member

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    This also bring up the question. Do they offer this free RTM version to all builds they have built, or only to the ones they have sent out via Windows Update (ie the last build of 10130)?
     
  19. ZaForD

    ZaForD MDL Expert

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    I know I've said it before, But I really want to see 'How these guys Crack a free OS' :p