1. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 369
    Windows 10
       01 Jun 2015 #1

    Go from OEM 8 to 10 TP to free RTM license without reverting/install?

    Currently I dual-boot 8.1 and 10 TP, my computer comes with Windows 8 and therefore is eligable for a free upgrade to 10. I'm happy with the stability of Windows 10 TP, so I'm asking this:

    Can I upgrade my OEM license Windows 8.1 install to the Windows 10 TP, then jump straight to a licensed RTM and have it activated without having to first revert to 8.1 or perform a clean reinstall?

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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 335
    Windows 10x64 15007
       01 Jun 2015 #2

    That would probably work if the licenses were the same. I've got the same setup but have 8.1 Core and 10 Pro and my understanding is that's a no go.
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  3. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 4,352
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       01 Jun 2015 #3

    Yes, it's been stated several times that you will be able to upgrade from Win 10 TP to Win 10 RTM.
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  4. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 369
    Windows 10
       01 Jun 2015 #4

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Yes, it's been stated several times that you will be able to upgrade from Win 10 TP to Win 10 RTM.
    I'm not sure it's bee perfectly clear that you can upgrade from TP to RTM while switching to the free license from having 8.1
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