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  1.    29 Jul 2015 #411
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 76
    Windows 7 and Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    My free upgrade hasn't started on any of my PC's yet. ISO's and Keys are up on MSDN now though. My keys are listed as Retail keys. You will need keys for some installations, that's for sure. I'm still waiting to see how the free upgrade handles that part though.
    Which keys are you comparing it to. I have retail windows 7 pro key and windows 10 build 240 has its own key. I upgraded from windows 7 to build 240. Showkey shows both build key and retail key. I am at work I want to install Windows 10 fresh. Just wondering which key i need to use one MS site or my windows 7 pro key
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  2.    29 Jul 2015 #412
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Hasselt, Belgium
    Posts : 171
    Windows 10 Pro

    Just installed the update on this laptop and all went well.

    Only, the strangest thing is, when I checked my Product Key, it's the same one that I have on my Technical Preview laptop? Could it be that the product key is linked to your Microsoft account now and that this one will be used for all your systems?

    Anyone else noticed this?
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  3.    29 Jul 2015 #413
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 10
    Window 7 Ultimate

    I'm still waiting, is it only 32bit or is there a 64bit version also.
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  4.    29 Jul 2015 #414
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,620
    Windows 10 IoT

    Quote Originally Posted by ronaldo9r9 View Post
    Which keys are you comparing it to. I have retail windows 7 pro key and windows 10 build 240 has its own key. I upgraded from windows 7 to build 240. Showkey shows both build key and retail key. I am at work I want to install Windows 10 fresh. Just wondering which key i need to use one MS site or my windows 7 pro key
    I don't know yet. All I'm saying is, Microsoft have put Windows 10 ISO's up on MSDN for subscribers to download. I also get keys with my subscription to use with the ISO's. 5 Home, 5 Pro and 1 Enterprise. The Home and pro keys are listed as Retail keys. I have not used any of them yet of done an install with an MSDN ISO. I'm waiting for my free upgrades to happen to see what happens with those.
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  5.    29 Jul 2015 #415
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,647
    W10 Insider + Linux

    On my 8.1, everything is downloaded, I even made ISO from the ESD, but since then it's just sitting there saying all is well and compatible but no offer to upgrade yet. ISO came out identical as the one I made from insider edition. No idea what it's waiting for. I even updated 8.1 with all the updates I have hidden before. So fully updated, malware free etc. Tried spamming notification and update, not budging. WU history reports 5 failed upgrade attempts.
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  6.    29 Jul 2015 #416
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
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  7.    29 Jul 2015 #417
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,647
    W10 Insider + Linux

    Already made bootable USB with it, I guess I could force upgrade from there but afraid it might screw up my activation.
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  8.    29 Jul 2015 #418
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 24
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    For all who see a failed "Windows 10 Upgrade" in Windows Update;

    1. Go into "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and delete everything in that folder.
    2. Now, run the command prompt as an administrator. Type in "wuauclt.exe /updatenow".
    3. Go to your Control Panel > Windows Update and your Windows 10 will start downloading (5,398.0MB total for me on 8.1 Pro)

    This is working as of 7AM in Eastern time zone.
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  9.    29 Jul 2015 #419
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 20
    Windows 7, Windows 8.1

    Regarding licensing and how to activate Windows 10

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/i...f-4b21fbd807a7
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  10.    29 Jul 2015 #420
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Skalica
    Posts : 206
    Windows 10 Home x64

    I have a good info for you If you install with ISO go this step by step tutorial to make a activated WIN
    1. Install the upgrade from the Get Windows 10 app
    2. Boot USB
    3. skip key verification
    4. Format HDD/SSD
    5. Install
    6. First settings
    7. skip key verification
    8. Login to yoour MS Acc
    9. Restart PC
    10. Windows is activated.
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