1.    29 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Manchester CT
    Posts : 266
    Windows 10 Fast Ring

    There will be no Windows 10 key generated from upgrade.

    After upgrading and once the computer has been successfully activated, I figured that there should be a new, valid Windows 10 license number for that computer. But according to Brink there isn't! From Brink:

    Once you’ve upgraded to Windows 10 using the free upgrade offer, you will be able to reinstall, including a clean install, on the same device. You won’t need a product key for re-activations on the same hardware. If you make a meaningful change to your hardware, you may need to contact customer support to help with activation. You’ll also be able to create your own installation media like a USB drive or DVD, and use that to upgrade your device or reinstall after you’ve upgraded.

    MS will be creating a magical key from an algorithm of Device IDs and MAC addresses that will only work on that computer. Let's hope we do not have to call Susie in India after doing a graphics card upgrade like the good old days of OEM licenses.
    Last edited by John Pombrio; 29 Jul 2015 at 12:42.
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