Is windows 10 still activated after clean install?

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by dumble, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. dumble

    dumble MDL Member

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    I read this somewhere. Is this true? How does that work? Where is this activation information stored? Is this stored in the Healthy (recovery partition), or in the Healthy (EFI System partition), if so, than I should not remove these partitions when doing the clean install :g:or is it stored somewhere else?
     
  2. MrMagic

    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    If you read anything, anywhere about Windows 10 activation, you'd already know it is stored on MS servers, using your machines Hardware ID
     
  3. MrG

    MrG MDL Addicted

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    All (6) mine were :)
     
  4. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    #4 lobo11, Jan 28, 2016
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    It is very hard for me to believe someone with 117 post's does not know this, read my friends, and also there is a search function that works perfectly well, please try and find answers to simple questions and ask when you cannot find answer, thank you.:g:
    Not trying to belittle you, I just want people to read, we get the same questions over and over, proof you say, typed how does activation work in Windows 10 in search box, answer
     
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    kaljukass MDL Addicted

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    Don't marvel. I also thought nearly 50 years, that a person is sane creature and can read. At least knows one language somehow. Unfortunately, I was wrong.
     
  6. SOCRATE_MMXII

    SOCRATE_MMXII MDL Expert

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    I read somewhere that Win10 success is measured in diapers sales. Too many babies like the colored squares. :D
    The sad part is they have internet access. :(
     
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