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    Default Cheap Windows 10

    How do places offer Windows 10 Pro for $10?

    https://www.techpowerup.com/264544/k...omens-day-sale

    any catches?

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    Fake licenses or pre-installed registry hacks.

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    True; it's either fake licenses, or unused licenses assigned to schools, workplaces, and similar outlets. Buying them from a place like this makes then not genuine and eligible for deactivation upon Microsoft's next wave of pruning illegal licenses, or whenever Microsoft feels like it.

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    Much appreciated; saves me a lot of trouble.

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    Some of the licenses also come from regions where the pricing reflects their market like many eastern European countries.

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    I was very lucky to have five Windows 7 licences that updated free to Windows 10; now I am trying to help someone who has left it very late.

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    You can still use your Windows 7 or 8 license code to install and activate Windows 10.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -The_Mask- View Post
    You can still use your Windows 7 or 8 license code to install and activate Windows 10.

    True, I was just looking at fall backs should that fail.

    It can be hard to help someone; I'm not even sure if he has Home or Pro.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashiekh View Post
    True, I was just looking at fall backs should that fail.

    It can be hard to help someone; I'm not even sure if he has Home or Pro.
    I think if you try to install the latest ease of access package, Microsoft then suggests a Win 10 upgrade (because it works better in Win 10) and then offers the free upgrade because they don't want to piss off the handicap. At least that was true as of last month. Google it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Gerow View Post
    I think if you try to install the latest ease of access package, Microsoft then suggests a Win 10 upgrade (because it works better in Win 10) and then offers the free upgrade because they don't want to piss off the handicap. At least that was true as of last month. Google it.
    Another way to do that is to do a clean Windows 10 installation.

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