Windows 10: Upgraded to win10, then reverted back. Am I still registered? Solved

  1.    22 Jul 2016 #1

    Upgraded to win10, then reverted back. Am I still registered?


    I have an HP Pavilion laptop that came with Win 8.1 installed. Last year, I upgraded it to Win 10, and the upgrade went smoothly, but the HDMI out didn't work any more. Since I use that a lot, and I couldn't find an easy solution for it, I used the recover feature to revert back to Win 8.1.

    I plan to try Win10 again when the new edition comes out in August, but I'm aware of the July 29 deadline to upgrade to Win 10 in order for the upgrade to be free.

    Am I correct in assuming that when I upgraded to Win 10 last year, that I'm now permanently registered with Microsoft, and I can wait until August to upgrade to the new version? Or do I have to be running Win10 before July 29 in order for the new version to be free? I don't want to install the thing twice in two weeks if I don't have to.

    Thanks for any help.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    22 Jul 2016 #2

    You "should" be fine. Can't say 100% now, but your PC should have gotten a digital entitlement for Windows 10, via the free upgrade. Assuming you upgraded and activated. You don't lose the digital entitlement when you do the rollback.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    23 Jul 2016 #3

    Thanks, I'll wait for the new version.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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