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  1.    20 Nov 2015 #71
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Aurora, Colorado
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVang3034 View Post
    I like to have the option to do a clean installation in case something went wrong and my computer became corrupt and I was not able to recover or revert back to the before setting. For those of us that did get the windows 10 0r 10 pro from the free windows 10 upgrade. MS should hold the product keys in they're server so that we can re-download the window 10 back into our system from the server and along with the product key should we decided to do a clean installation or transfer it onto our new computer should our old computer died. There should be a way for users to register they're ID onto MS server so we can be identify as the owner of that product key and be able to just re-download once we provide proof of our valid state ID and prevent the OS from being pirating or duplicating because it is already register under our personal information.
    There are no product keys. There are no product keys. There are no product keys. (Did I mention that there are no product keys?) When you install Windows 10 for the first time your computer is activated by digital entitlement. You can then clean install or upgrade as often and for as many times as you like and no product key is ever needed. When doing a clean install just SKIP the product key screen (that is only for changing editions and retail copies) and Windows 10 will activate when the computer connects to the internet. The first installation (the entitlement upgrade) establishes the digital entitlement. That is permanent for the life of the computer (motherboard).
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  2.    22 Nov 2015 #72
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Cbarnhorst View Post
    There are no product keys. There are no product keys. There are no product keys. (Did I mention that there are no product keys?) When you install Windows 10 for the first time your computer is activated by digital entitlement. You can then clean install or upgrade as often and for as many times as you like and no product key is ever needed. When doing a clean install just SKIP the product key screen (that is only for changing editions and retail copies) and Windows 10 will activate when the computer connects to the internet. The first installation (the entitlement upgrade) establishes the digital entitlement. That is permanent for the life of the computer (motherboard).
    That didn't do that when I try install the windows 10. I created a copy of the windows 10 through the windows media tool kit onto a USB flash drive. During the installation process the product key would pop up and I click skip at the bottom but then another window pop open asking me to insert the windows media. I even went through the windows media guide on how to install the windows 10 through a USB about unplugging the usb stick drive if it ask me for the product key and plug it back in. I reboot and it would do the same thing. It wouldn't detect that I have the windows 10 on the USB drive. So that is why I ask about the product key on the forum here.
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  3.    22 Nov 2015 #73
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Aurora, Colorado
    Posts : 493
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVang3034 View Post
    That didn't do that when I try install the windows 10. I created a copy of the windows 10 through the windows media tool kit onto a USB flash drive. During the installation process the product key would pop up and I click skip at the bottom but then another window pop open asking me to insert the windows media. I even went through the windows media guide on how to install the windows 10 through a USB about unplugging the usb stick drive if it ask me for the product key and plug it back in. I reboot and it would do the same thing. It wouldn't detect that I have the windows 10 on the USB drive. So that is why I ask about the product key on the forum here.
    You need to redo the usb. Your issue has nothing to do with product keys. See the TenForum tutorial here:

    USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums[2]=Installation%20and%20Setup
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  4.    22 Nov 2015 #74
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,551
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Cbarnhorst View Post
    You need to redo the usb. Your issue has nothing to do with product keys. See the TenForum tutorial here:

    USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums[2]=Installation%20and%20Setup
    Agreed.
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