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  1.    21 Jun 2017 #920

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Is that because they are somehow seen "activated" thru the Host?
    No - even if you install it on a host unactivated, it gets updates.

    All part of MS's plan to get everybody on W10.
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  2. f14tomcat's Avatar
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       21 Jun 2017 #921

    cereberus said: View Post
    No - even if you install it on a host unactivated, it gets updates.

    All part of MS's plan to get everybody on W10.
    Just can't personalize it and that stuff, I guess. Interesting.
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       21 Jun 2017 #922

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Is that because they are somehow seen "activated" thru the Host?
    cereberus said: View Post
    No - even if you install it on a host unactivated, it gets updates.

    All part of MS's plan to get everybody on W10.
    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Just can't personalize it and that stuff, I guess. Interesting.
    Exactly. As far as I know, missing personalization options are the only restriction. Applying a theme file works, though, giving a practical workaround.
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  4.    21 Jun 2017 #923

    Kari said: View Post
    Exactly. As far as I know, missing personalization options are the only restriction. Applying a theme file works, though, giving a practical workaround.
    The biggest restriction is inability to set active hours ans similar.
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  5.    21 Jun 2017 #924

    CountMike said: View Post
    Also another question: I have to RMA my motherboard soon and have to switch to my old one for a week or more. That one I deleted as a Device but don't want to go thru the hoops to reactivate it again for just such short time. I was thinking to run it un-activated during that time but still want to use same credentials.
    If you have a Microsoft account, and you have previously activated through it, your new hardware should activate automatically, imo. You can activate up to 10 devices per account--but the main activation denominator as it appears to me is the Microsoft account. (They changed the activation routines some time ago.)
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  6.    21 Jun 2017 #925

    waltc said: View Post
    If you have a Microsoft account, and you have previously activated through it, your new hardware should activate automatically, imo. You can activate up to 10 devices per account--but the main activation denominator as it appears to me is the Microsoft account. (They changed the activation routines some time ago.)
    This is not correct. Activation is not automatic. To activate on a different mobo., you have to have linked the digital licence to MS account on old mobo first (version 1607 or higher), then use activation troubleshooter on new mobo to MANUALLY transfer digital licence to new mobo.
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       21 Jun 2017 #926

    My mobile has just started updating to version 15226.0 I'll just leave it to get on with it :)

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  8.    21 Jun 2017 #927

    Thanks @magilla and @CountMike
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  10.    21 Jun 2017 #929

    Please dont make it mobile only today :/
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