Windows 10: Win 10 Deadline question

  1.    06 Jul 2016 #1

    Win 10 Deadline question

    I upgraded from win7 to 10 then after a while I re-formatted & went back to Win 7 (clean install) and will be going back to 10. Can I wait to go back for free after 7/31 since I already installed it once & nothing has changed on my PC or do I have to get in before the deadline?
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       06 Jul 2016 #2

    If you activated Win 10 on the PC, Microsoft's activation servers are supposed to retain a "digital entitlement" indefinitely that would allow you to activate 10 on the same hardware. (For practical purposes, hardware = motherboard.)

    You don't need to do anything to install and activate 10 again after 7/29.
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  3.    07 Jul 2016 #3

    So MS wont object if I install Win 10 from my ISO disc I made from their site after 7/29 or even upgrade my current Win 7 to Win 10. That is actually what I did originally, upgraded from 7 to 10 and used it about 2 months B/4 I got upset with the missing parts I had with 7 & went back to Win 7.
    Thanks for the reply
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