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  1.    29 Apr 2015 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    I'd be surprised if they did that. Unless they close the Windows Insiders program to new members your basically giving Windows 10 to anybody that wants it. And the Pro version at that. I believe that's what the Insider program gives you. If all you have to do is sign up to the Insiders program to get Windows 10 free, why wouldn't you? Don't get me wrong, I think it would be great if they did this, I just skeptical as to it actually happening.
    I thought that MS was just about giving WIn10 away to almost everyone.. even pirated versions of previous OS's.. Win7/Win8.1?? And yes, in the past this was unheard of but,.. heck they do want to get just about everyone over to the new OS so it might happen.. I sure hope so. The final update would be simple.
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  2.    29 Apr 2015 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    I'd be surprised if they did that. Unless they close the Windows Insiders program to new members your basically giving Windows 10 to anybody that wants it. And the Pro version at that. I believe that's what the Insider program gives you. If all you have to do is sign up to the Insiders program to get Windows 10 free, why wouldn't you? Don't get me wrong, I think it would be great if they did this, I just skeptical as to it actually happening.
    Agreed M$ is not known for giving stuff away.
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  3.    29 Apr 2015 #13
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    Quote Originally Posted by labeeman View Post
    Agreed M$ is not known for giving stuff away.
    But the upgrade from WIn7/WIn8.1 is free.. so who knows what they might do with the insider program since this is a first for them.
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  4.    29 Apr 2015 #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    But the upgrade from WIn7/WIn8.1 is free.. so who knows what they might do with the insider program since this is a first for them.
    Agreed there to, as M$ is under new management.
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  5.    29 Apr 2015 #15
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    we might learn more later today with keynote at build hope so
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  6.    29 Apr 2015 #16
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave44 View Post
    we might learn more later today with keynote at build hope so
    I hope so.. if not today then sometime this week would be nice.
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  7.    29 Apr 2015 #17
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    I thought that MS was just about giving WIn10 away to almost everyone.. even pirated versions of previous OS's.. Win7/Win8.1?? And yes, in the past this was unheard of but,.. heck they do want to get just about everyone over to the new OS so it might happen.. I sure hope so. The final update would be simple.
    As far as I know, before this rumor it was free to anyone with a legally activated Windows 7 or Windows 8.x install. Pirated versions could still upgrade to 10 but those installs wouldn't be activated. You'd still have to obtain a valid product code to activate with. If they do this, yes it would be free to everyone. That's why I'm skeptical. It would be epic if they did that.
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  8.    29 Apr 2015 #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    As far as I know, before this rumor it was free to anyone with a legally activated Windows 7 or Windows 8.x install. Pirated versions could still upgrade to 10 but those installs wouldn't be activated. You'd still have to obtain a valid product code to activate with. If they do this, yes it would be free to everyone. That's why I'm skeptical. It would be epic if they did that.
    Thanks for the clarification..
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  9.    29 Apr 2015 #19
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    Free or even if it's a discount price, I'll be upgrading all my computers to Windows 10.
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  10.    29 Apr 2015 #20
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    As mentioned on one article I read somewhere, it is not a free upgrade but rather a marketing and promotional activity. But we don't really have much choice do we?
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