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  1. Joined : Jul 2014
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       04 Aug 2015 #11

    zas17 said: View Post
    Should I do this from Windows 10 (after installation) or from Windows 7 (after using the USB to access Win7) ??
    Either way will work but if you do it from 7 then you'll get a GUI interface. If you do from 10 then you'll get the plain old text interface.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
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    10 preview 64bit
       04 Aug 2015 #12

    Activation NON TP


    YOU CAN ONLY HAVE 1 OS activated on a single PC, 1 key = one OS
    Your going to have to choose 7 or 10.

    Roy
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Hartselle
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    Windows 10 Pro 14393.693
       04 Aug 2015 #13

    hawkman said: View Post
    YOU CAN ONLY HAVE 1 OS activated on a single PC .
    Your going to have to choose 7 or 10.

    Roy
    This is simply untrue. I currently have Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, two partitions of Windows 8.1 Pro S14 and two partitions of Windows 10 Pro and each and every one are activated.
    Last edited by tracit99; 31 Aug 2015 at 19:49.
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  4. Joined : Sep 2014
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    10 preview 64bit
       04 Aug 2015 #14

    Wait until the grace period expires
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Hartselle
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    Windows 10 Pro 14393.693
       04 Aug 2015 #15

    hawkman said: View Post
    Wait until the grace period expires
    Well I cannot predict the future. All I can say is what is today.
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  6. Joined : Sep 2014
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    10 preview 64bit
       04 Aug 2015 #16

    Its 30 days, By th way its in MS EULA.
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro 14393.693
       04 Aug 2015 #17

    hawkman said: View Post
    Its 30 days, By th way its in MS EULA.
    Well we will see in 27 days. I do not interpret the MS EULA the same as you do. I believe that as long as you have a valid license for each OS installed then there will not be a problem. I cannot believe that MS is going to stop dual/multi booting. If that is the case then why even allow it for 30 days?
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  8. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       04 Aug 2015 #18

    Absolutely! As long as you don't have (for instance) upgraded Windows 10 and the OS you upgraded from installed then there will not be a problem. Upgrading to Windows 10 effectively invalidates that license key for the OS you upgrade from as long as Windows 10 is installed. If you remove 10 then you can definitely reinstall the original OS and have it activate.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro 14393.693
       04 Aug 2015 #19

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Absolutely! As long as you don't have (for instance) upgraded Windows 10 and the OS you upgraded from installed then there will not be a problem. Upgrading to Windows 10 effectively invalidates that license key for the OS you upgrade from as long as Windows 10 is installed. If you remove 10 then you can definitely reinstall the original OS and have it activate.
    Now there is someone that reads the MS EULA as I do.
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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 7
       04 Aug 2015 #20

    hawkman said: View Post
    YOU CAN ONLY HAVE 1 OS activated on a single PC, 1 key = one OS
    Your going to have to choose 7 or 10.

    Roy
    What If I get 2 licenses, so a new Windows 10 license. And if Dual Booting is not possible or restricted by Eula then why does Microsoft provide multi booting instructions on their support section ? (official article, not community thread on their forums)
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