Windows 10: My PC never updated to build 1607 - Had a valid digital license.
Yep, there was a point in time early on, when W10 was first released to the general public, that Insiders were auto-activated, even if they had not officially upgraded with a qualifying key. It was a small window of time, and you evidently were in it.
Yes, a fresh install is always good.
Then I have to ask, if my activation was valid due to being an insider at the right time and place, would it have lasted
indefinitely assuming no hardware changes?
If yes, perhaps I had a case when I called MS? Seems as if they treated it as an oem Vs a retail licence regarding
tansfer to a new motherboard. Is that what the digital license is? Like oem ?
Yep. It was a small window of opportunity, - a loophole - and basically a lucky opportunity for a small few. Changing MB and CPU constitutes a new device. That's why you lost the activation. It's no argument to use with MS; it won't work.
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