Rearm Wizard - The Premier Rearm Solution for Windows 7 and Office 2013

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  1. billox

    billox MDL Novice

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    #1521 billox, Apr 14, 2020
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    Hi, Enthousiast.
    Sorry, my English isn't good, and I think I didn't understand very well.

    Maybe do you intend that I should use a kms emulator, as KMSPico?
     
  2. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    #1522 Carlos Detweiller, Apr 14, 2020
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    If the Windows 7 is in perpetual grace, you can upgrade to Windows 10, but there are issues:
    1. Windows 10 does not know any OOBE grace (initial 30 days in Genuine mode), you will be in Notification mode right away (=non-activated with all its restrictions, mostly personalization and watermark). This tool is does not work for Windows 8 and beyond.
    2. Windows 10 will not be activated by a digital license/entitlement/Store license. That's because a Windows 7 in trial does not allow for a free HwID.

    Using Windows Loader (all Win7 SKUs except Enterprise) or a KMS solution like KMS_VL_ALL (only Pro or Enterprise, note that KMSPico and MTK are dead and buried)* will truly activate Windows 7, and Windows 10 will keep the activation after upgrade. Note that activation is hardware-bound.


    Edit: See post below for KMS-activated Windows.
     
  3. billox

    billox MDL Novice

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    Thanks, Carlos. Now all is clear! :cool:
     
  4. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    10 Pro won't get a HWID from a KMS activated win 7 and for enterprise neither, the KMS activation will keep.

    For 7 Pro KMS activated there needs a specific upgrade step, first upgrading to 10586, before upgrading to the current builds.
     
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  5. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Sorry, it's hard to remember all these special requirements. But, if you use KMS, why should you stop? KMS works on any Windows 10.
     
  6. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    The HWID is a free gift for the life of the hardware for upgraders :)

    ps, he/she never told us what sku he/she is running, only a hint with mentioning the loader.
     
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