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  1.    01 Oct 2015 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Glad we could help Jeff.

    When you upgrade to the free Windows 10 on an activated Windows 7/8.1 PC, the Windows 10 activation for your PC is stored on Microsoft's activation servers as a digital entitlement license.

    Activate Windows 10
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  2.    02 Oct 2015 #12
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Dallas TX
    Posts : 41
    Windows 7 Home Premium
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    The future-upgraded Win 10 Key won't be stored in firmware on ANY motherboard. All Windows 10 upgrades from Windows 7/8/8.1 get the same product keys (depending on the version; home, pro, etc.). No version of Windows has ever stored Product Keys to motherboard firmware. Manufacturers with OEM licenses started storing product keys in bios beginning with Windows 8 - but the Windows operating system never has, and still doesn't.
    Thanks again for the info

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Glad we could help Jeff.

    When you upgrade to the free Windows 10 on an activated Windows 7/8.1 PC, the Windows 10 activation for your PC is stored on Microsoft's activation servers as a digital entitlement license.

    Activate Windows 10
    Thanks as always, Shawn .
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  3.    02 Oct 2015 #13
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,665
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Glad we could help.
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