What will be most convenient way to activate Windows 10 once free upgrade expires?

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  1. raisers

    raisers MDL Novice

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    Free upgrade to Windows 10 expires at 29th July 2016. Afterwards, will we resort to KMS activation or will there still be permanent one like digital entitlement from free upgrade?
     
  2. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    #2 lobo11, Jun 6, 2016
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    unless they extend the free upgrade,
    you can use CODY'S MSTK KMS but it's only good for 6 months, but you can redo every 6 months
    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/thr...-Official-KMS-Solution-for-Microsoft-Products



    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/thr...10-Pro/page3?p=1235503&viewfull=1#post1235503
     
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  3. Pointy

    Pointy MDL Junior Member

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    What if after July 29th. All traces of windows 10 upgrade notifications and auto downloads are removed from non 10 PC. but the mechanism for digital entitlement is still in place?
     
  4. Gharlane00

    Gharlane00 MDL Addicted

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    Digital Entitlements are not going away. Free upgrades are going away.
     
  5. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    If Win 10 has been on computer, you have HWID, you can install Win 10 whenever you wish just so long as it is same compuer and have not changed motherboard.:D
     
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  7. vipanonymous

    vipanonymous MDL Senior Member

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    Pray mostly. :worthy:

    But you can also try piracy buying a license.
     
  8. Pointy

    Pointy MDL Junior Member

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    Yes yes i know everyone once we have upgraded from activated 7. the pc will always have 10 till it is obsolete unless you change motherboard.

    what i was saying is that if people still manually upgrade after free upgrade is over. maybe they will get hwid permanent activation still?

    garlane00 are you sure we can upgrade after free upgrade is over and still get digital entitlement?
     
  9. endbase

    endbase MDL Guru

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    Nobody is for sure I think at the moment don't be afraid there are many ways to activate @ this and that moment when free upgrade will end :tea:
     
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  10. Gharlane00

    Gharlane00 MDL Addicted

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    Does not even resemble what I said. :wallhead::wallhead::wallhead:
     
  11. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    You can if they extend it:D
     
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  12. PhaseDoubt

    PhaseDoubt MDL Expert

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    Assuming you upgrade and get the Digital Entitlement (DE) prior to June 29, that DE on that computer will still be valid after June 29. You don't lose what you already have on June 29, you just can no longer get the DE on a previously not-upgraded computer after June 29. The Microsoft program goes away, not the local computer's DE. Easy Peasy ...
     
  13. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    I guess you will be able to buy a DE on the Store, even after that date. Just the free one will be gone. Somehow I still doubt they will end the campaign on that date...
     
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  14. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    Vip, I think you crossed out the wrong word, thus telling MS you are a Pirate, jk, lol:D
     
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  15. zaphod77

    zaphod77 MDL Novice

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    If your computer already has an entitlement when free upgrade runs out (because you reserved it) you get free upgrade still.

    If it does not have an entitlement, and you upgrade after then, it will be non genuine and MS will sell you an entitlement, possibly at a cheap price. How much you pay for said entitlement will determine if it's transferable.

    simple, no?
     
  16. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    Did not want to start new thread

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