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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
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    windows 8.1
       2015-08-07 #100

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    Dear MR. SHAWN,
    During "INSTALLING WINDOWS 10" step, do i still have an internet connection ??

    Thanks ! More power !!
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,410
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-08-07 #101

    Hello oznear, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you had an internet connection, you will still have one.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    windows 8.1
       2015-08-07 #102

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello oznear, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you had an internet connection, you will still have one.
    ahm i mean sir does it require an internet connection to install ?
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-08-07 #103

    You would need an internet connection to be able to activate Windows, and to be able to setup a Microsoft account (if wanted).
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    windows 8.1
       2015-08-07 #104

    Brink said: View Post
    You would need an internet connection to be able to activate Windows, and to be able to setup a Microsoft account (if wanted).
    i'm sorry sir, i don't get it..the thing is the tool had finished downloading everything, everything is ready. and it prompts to install it. then i click install..on that part wherein windows 10 starts to install, that part do i still have to have an internet connection to continue or it will proceed to install w/o internet connection..?

    or shall i say, does the whole process of upgrading requires an internet connection ?
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,410
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-08-07 #105

    oznear said: View Post
    i'm sorry sir, i don't get it..the thing is the tool had finished downloading everything, everything is ready. and it prompts to install it. then i click install..on that part wherein windows 10 starts to install, that part do i still have to have an internet connection to continue or it will proceed to install w/o internet connection..?
    It'll still install Windows 10 without an internet connection, but.....

    You would need an internet connection to be able to activate Windows, and to be able to setup a Microsoft account (if wanted).
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    windows 8.1
       2015-08-07 #106

    Brink said: View Post
    It'll still install Windows 10 without an internet connection, but.....

    You would need an internet connection to be able to activate Windows, and to be able to setup a Microsoft account (if wanted).
    so when it installs and upgrade, its ok without the internet connection..then i have to connect it again after reboot to activate windows and microsoft account. am i correct sir ?
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,410
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-08-07 #107

    Correct.

    However, if you're doing the free upgrade to 10, I would strongly recommend to have an internet connection during Windows Setup to make sure it gets activated. If activation fails, you may have to start over completely to clean install and activate your Windows 7/8.1 and upgrade to 10 again.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 9
    Windows 7 Ultimate/Windows 8.1 Pro Dual Boot
       2015-08-10 #108

    Is this upgrade free for 1 year only ?
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-08-10 #109

    Brandon Bias said: View Post
    Is this upgrade free for 1 year only ?
    No. You have 1 year (until July 20th 2016) to claim your free upgrade. Once you do, it's good forever just like a retail copy.
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