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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,718
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       16 Jul 2015 #21

    Mystere said: View Post
    That is why I made the distinction.... I didn't want to imply that it's impossible to do something, because it's not. However, if you want to be legal, then you cannot install the same license on different partitions (and since the Free Windows 10 upgrades your old license, it's still considered the same license, even if the terms are different).

    Even if you have multiple keys, that's not multiple licenses.
    Yes, you made the distinction . . . we're in complete agreement.

    I have multiple licenses for Windows 7 that I can activate; however, I still I cannot transfer them to anyone else.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,923
    Windows 10 Pro
       16 Jul 2015 #22

    groze said: View Post
    If you have multiple keys you would have a different license for each key and that is allowed. I think you are referring to how windows 10 changes the key.
    I meant if they gave you a different key for Windows 10. Just because you have two keys doesn't mean you have two licenses.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,718
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       16 Jul 2015 #23

    groze said: View Post
    If you have multiple keys you would have a different license for each key and that is allowed.
    You are absolutely right, Groze, unless some of them turned out to be OEM. I failed to make that distinction because I don't have any OEM keys.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,542
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       16 Jul 2015 #24

    I updated my post, I figured out what you meant.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,718
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       16 Jul 2015 #25

    Mystere said: View Post
    I meant if they gave you a different key for Windows 10. Just because you have two keys doesn't mean you have two licenses.
    Oh, thanks for clarifying that one, Mystere. I thought you were talking about my Windows 7 keys.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,718
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       16 Jul 2015 #26

    groze said: View Post
    I updated my post, I figured out what meant.
    Well, I didn't until Mystere clarified it for me. Oops!
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  7. Joined : Sep 2014
    DFW Area
    Posts : 374
    Windows 8&10
       16 Jul 2015 #27

    What would make anyone here actually believe that after a year, when a new update is offered such as SP1, that Microsoft will be hesitant about changing the licensing terms and ask you accept the change before getting the upgrade. I believe that has been done in just about every OS so far.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,542
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       16 Jul 2015 #28

    The only thing I don't like is a forced Arbitration agreement. I thought the U.S. required places that used those were required to file an opt-out request with that business. You had 30 days to do that. Maybe that will come with the Consumer Release.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,452
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       16 Jul 2015 #29

    Have just purchased a Vantage 2 SSD hot swop device, and are switching between W8.1 and W10 without any problems.
    Just disconnect one and use the other to suit yourself, they are two entirely separate systems.
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