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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,541
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       21 Jul 2015 #31

    Kyhi said: View Post
    We'll see what happens - I have a Vista Home marker and a preview 10 activation on my laptop
    Vista and xp is not eligible for the upgrade.
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  2. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,604
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       21 Jul 2015 #32

    Yeah I know
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       22 Jul 2015 #33

    Kyhi said: View Post
    We'll see what happens - I have a Vista Home marker and a preview 10 activation on my laptop
    So do I - thought this was odd since the machine originally came with Win7. Did a double take thinking I was on my Vista box - but nope ... the box was the Win7 laptop, upgraded to Win8 ... 8.1 with a retail license.

    We shall see what happens.... there has to be an ISO for devices MS targets non-WU updrates. Where, when and how are still questions.

    MS has said once a machine is updrated, you can acquire an ISO - and do clean installs. I don't think the key is embedded in the ISO, it is derived from a qualifying previous OS.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Manchester CT
    Posts : 272
    Windows 10 Fast Ring
       22 Jul 2015 #34

    Slartybart said: View Post
    MS has said once a machine is updrated, you can acquire an ISO - and do clean installs. I don't think the key is embedded in the ISO, it is derived from a qualifying previous OS.
    I believe the new Win10 will be derived from both the original Win7 or Win8.1 key AND some part of the hardware of the computer it is installed on (usually the MAC address of the motherboard). That is how the old OEM licenses work and God help you if you did a major upgrade.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 1,717
    Windows Home x64
       23 Jul 2015 #35

    I have got OEM RTM from mydigitallife. It appears to be official. Activated by itself.
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