Windows 10: Whats the Cheapest Way to Get Win 10?

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  1.    04 May 2016 #21

    ruzzi said: View Post
    But I'm not a system builder. What would be my limitation if I buy it for myself.



    How would MS know that I don't got a genuine license?
    1. You are building a system so in a sense you are a system builder.
    2. MS wouldn't know if you bought a computer built by someone else or if you built it yourself.
    One computer, one user I doubt that MS would care. I think what they are mainly concerned with is the fact that they won't give support for the OS and that you don't try to install it on a different computer.
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  2. Posts : 1,555
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       04 May 2016 #22

    Originally Posted by groze

    That is not accurate anymore. They require a legit upgrade from windows 7 or 8.x or a purchase of Windows 10 before you can use insider builds. Which I think is wrong. Who want to waste a or buy a license to be a tester, that is kind of backward
    flybynite said: View Post
    I do not know where you got your information. But, I just checked the official insider program page, and no mention is made of your stated requirements.
    If that is correct, gabe aul needs to update that insider page. He is the one that posted that info in one of his blogs. Someone here may have a link to that blog, showing that information.
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    macOS Sierra, Windows 10 Pro
       04 May 2016 #23

    Cheapest way that I know for a legit key is to buy a 32 bit Windows 7 key from Amazon and use that key to install Windows 10. The 32 bit key will work for W10 64 bit.

    $42 on Amazon Amazon.com: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 32bit (OEM) System Builder DVD 1 Pack (For Refurbished PC Installation)
    Last edited by z31fanatic; 05 May 2016 at 00:04.
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