What type of install did you do for Win X?

View Poll Results: Type of Win X install?

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  • Upgraded from Win 7 or Win 8.x

    21 80.77%
  • Fresh install of Win X

    10 38.46%
  • Technical Preview

    1 3.85%
  • Other - Please comment in thread

    1 3.85%
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  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1
       #21

    NavyLCDR said:
    BTW: the key that fakemoustache mentioned for Windows 10 is the exact same key that millions of people have gotten when they upgraded. It's useless. Windows 10 will activate either when a purchased retail key is entered - or when it finds your hardware ID previously activated from an upgrade on the Microsoft activation servers.
    You're right, I figured that out now
    No need to enter a key, just re-activate. Maybe use slmgr /ato if needed.
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  2. Posts : 23,195
    Windows 10
       #22

    him said:
    Oh man! That is seriously sad. Well, will see if I can use tricks from this forum - like installing Win 7 again and upgrade to Win 10 or using other HDD
    Do you know what your Win 7 key is?

    If you do you could try phoning MS activation, see if you can give them your 7 key and get a 10 one from them

    Not sure if it will work, but could be worth a try, would be quicker than re installing 7 then upgrading
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