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  1.    01 May 2016 #51
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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkman View Post
    i didnt originally, only when others chipped in and said it wasnt required.
    just thought, oh well

    Roy
    What you were saying originally Roy, was that Peter's Windows 7 was NOT a legal version, not Genuine!!! This is what was completely WRONG of you sir !!! as you were assuming things that you knew nothing about. Now you seem to be changing your tune.
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  2.    02 May 2016 #52
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    Windows 10 Is Now Running!!

    Summary:
    When I originally clicked on the upgrade link from MS, it started the process but asked for the Win 7 product key. (But rejected it)
    I then tried ISO files. This again asked for the Win 7 key & rejected it.
    In post #34 by NavyLCDR, he provided a link. I had not seen this webpage in any previous attempts. From within Win 7, it downloaded and installed 10 without any reference to the 7 key! It was so easy, but why did the original upgrade link from MS ask for the key?

    I am very grateful to all who responded, even though it seems to have caused some controversy! Thanks for your help and advice.

    Peter
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  3.    02 May 2016 #53
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    Quote Originally Posted by dusty100 View Post
    Windows 10 Is Now Running!!

    Summary:
    When I originally clicked on the upgrade link from MS, it started the process but asked for the Win 7 product key. (But rejected it)
    I then tried ISO files. This again asked for the Win 7 key & rejected it.
    In post #34 by NavyLCDR, he provided a link. I had not seen this webpage in any previous attempts. From within Win 7, it downloaded and installed 10 without any reference to the 7 key! It was so easy, but why did the original upgrade link from MS ask for the key?

    I am very grateful to all who responded, even though it seems to have caused some controversy! Thanks for your help and advice.

    Peter
    This is GREAT NEWS Peter!!! Glad you got your Windows 7 upgraded successfully to Windows 10 Good Job Peter.
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  4.    02 May 2016 #54
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldMike65 View Post
    This is GREAT NEWS Peter!!! Glad you got your Windows 7 upgraded successfully to Windows 10 Good Job Peter.
    Thanks once again!
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  5.    02 May 2016 #55
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    Quote Originally Posted by dusty100 View Post
    Thanks once again!
    If I were you Peter, I would make a complete image backup and store this in a safe place. Just incase something goes wrong with your Windows 10 at a later date. This will give you insurance and the ability to restore your Windows 10. A good image backup program is Macrium Reflect, lots of us on here use this. Here is the link, and its a Free program also.
    http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx
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  6.    02 May 2016 #56
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    Quote Originally Posted by dusty100 View Post
    It was so easy, but why did the original upgrade link from MS ask for the key?

    I am very grateful to all who responded, even though it seems to have caused some controversy! Thanks for your help and advice.

    Peter
    For some reason it was detecting the wrong version, edition or language of Windows 7 installed.
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