Windows 10: Microsoft locks Ryzen and Kaby Lake users out of updates on Windows 7
Isn't that an OEM restriction?
I thought Retail versions could be transferred to new Motherboard/CPU combinations.
I think it's still pretty much a "depends" game. I built a new Skylake system (MB, CPU, RAM) less than a year ago and did a clean install of Windows 10 using the generic key and 10 never complained and activated. And my old Haswell system is also running Windows 10 with a generic key.
That said, I also have a legitimate Windows 10 P(Education version) OS with it's own key, but I've not used it yet.
Just got a new build put together...been using AMD for quite some time now, before that Intel, now back to Intel. It has been many generations since I ran Intel so I am not too familiar with temps and all...I know the 7700k runs warm...
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Help me understand how this works? I have a 6700k with w7 and w10. How does Microsoft know which CPU one uses with Windows?
Would, for example, a W7 computer with a 2600k...
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