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  1.    16 Aug 2015 #11
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,604
    Windows 10 IoT

    Open the System Screen, right click the button and select system. Activation status is shown on that screen. I don't understand your second question?
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  2.    17 Aug 2015 #12
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 445

    Full activation details can be seen In Command Prompt (Admin). Type the following command and press Enter:

    slmgr.vbs /dlv
    or this one alone for further investigation:

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  3.    17 Aug 2015 #13
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,552
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by nfurn9tt049thur View Post
    how do i know if this is activated though..... it doesnt say anywhere
    Run winver - either from a command prompt or from the search box. Look for the build number. You want to see 10240.

    From an elevated command prompt ("run as administrator" command prompt) type slmgr /xpr
    That will tell you your activation expiration. You want to see "permanently activated".
    If you see build 10240, permanently activated, you are good to go, you won't get anything higher than that.

    Quote Originally Posted by nfurn9tt049thur View Post
    and do i absolutely have to do a clean install (which deletes all my software and files) to not have to sign into win10?
    Do you mean use a local account rather than a Microsoft account? Or do you mean automatically log a user in when the computer starts up? You don't need a clean install for either of those. Changing an existing account to a local user or adding a local user is done in Settings, under accounts. Setting up automatic login is done by running netplwiz from either a command prompt or the search box.
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  4.    19 Aug 2015 #14
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 24
    Thread Starter

    it's by probability

    not have to sign in = not have to sign, local acc

    automatically log a user = how do i automatically login


    clean install

    someone mention this earlier = bad information


    it says
    permanently activated

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