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  1.    10 Mar 2015 #11

    shipinomore10 said: View Post
    I then thought that perhaps when the free version is offered of 10 that I should have 7 installed so that whatever they
    Sorry to butt in here, but this may be of interest and worthy of further research:

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  2. Joined : Nov 2013
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       10 Mar 2015 #12

    How about the product key Edwin?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 196
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
       10 Mar 2015 #13

    original factory recovery


    badrobot. I do have the key put have go back to Compaq for help.
    I see the note from Ault? that there intention is to be able to go thru all the updates and I would have 10 when done.
    Is he saying to just leave 9926 on the laptop and continue with the releases.
    I guess I will mark it solved for now.
    Larry
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  4.    10 Mar 2015 #14

    badrobot said: View Post
    How about the product key Edwin?
    Not sure. Perhaps your existing key will be applied to the upgrade or they may issue a new one.
    I don't think it's been confirmed yet.
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       10 Mar 2015 #15

    Edwin said: View Post
    Not sure. Perhaps your existing key will be applied to the upgrade or they may issue a new one.
    I don't think it's been confirmed yet.
    Even if that materialized, I will clean install the final version. Even when upgrading from 7 to 10, I will clean install 7 before getting 10.
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  6.    10 Mar 2015 #16

    badrobot said: View Post
    Even if that materialized, I will clean install the final version. Even when upgrading from 7 to 10, I will clean install 7 before getting 10.
    Yeah, that's probably the safe route to stick to.
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  7.    10 Mar 2015 #17

    I'm using a Win8 Pro key... I expect to take it all the way through RTM. (that activation works at all may be that it is being tested on TP as well...)
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  8.    10 Mar 2015 #18

    Superfly said: View Post
    I'm using a Win8 Pro key... I expect to take it all the way through RTM. (that activation works at all may be that it is being tested on TP as well...)
    Makes sense.
    (I'd still rather fork over 15 or 30 bucks and get a fresh iso and product key, (or two), though.)
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
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    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
       10 Mar 2015 #19

    thanks again to everyone who helped with tips or copies of what is going on. I will hang tight until the final release and see what
    it gets me. I have two other systems with 8.1 Pro and one of them should get me what I am looking to get
    Shipinomore
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       10 Mar 2015 #20

    I see it worked out while I was away. Keep us updated ship
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