windows 10 gets activated by generic key

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by seahotred2, Sep 9, 2019.

  1. seahotred2

    seahotred2 MDL Novice

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    Lately I noticed windows 10 gets activated on my test PC, I tested home and pro multiple times.

    Anyone noticed this?

    Is Microsoft making windows 10 free?
     
  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Yes, that's normal since HWID/DL was introduced 4 years ago, once established on the hardware it will be activated by HWID on all future windows installs on the same hardware (Home (+N) and Pro (+N)).
     
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