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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Manchester CT
    Posts : 272
    Windows 10 Fast Ring
       01 Aug 2015 #31

    Make sure to log onto your MS account as it yet another way for your computer to be activated.
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  2. Joined : Dec 2014
    Posts : 21
    Win 10 Preview
       02 Aug 2015 #32

    John Pombrio said: View Post
    Make sure to log onto your MS account as it yet another way for your computer to be activated.
    If one initially signs in as first user on a fresh install of any OS with a MS Account, the OS truncates the name
    in a messy way. your username becomes j~b3889^&)()*)crapola.
    Whereas if you initially sign in as just John, not using a MS Account and then CHANGE to
    it keeps your username as John. I like it that way.
    So prior to phone activating I shall do that second stage process and change from local to my MS Account.

    Then in a month or two, no rush, upgrade at that point in time.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 84
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Aug 2015 #33

    John Pombrio said: View Post
    Make sure to log onto your MS account as it yet another way for your computer to be activated.
    There is no evidence that using a MS Account has anything to do with the activation process. The activation is tied to the hardware, not the account.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
       02 Aug 2015 #34

    Same problem here. I think I selected the wrong ISO though. Can I do another clean install or do I need to start again with the upgrade process. If the product key is stored on the BIOS I guess I can do as many clean installs I liked without a key.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 2
       03 Aug 2015 #35

    How to upgrade win8 to win10 ? With ISO and without ISO ?
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