Windows 10 free upgrade

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by RizbIT, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. RizbIT

    RizbIT Member

    Jun 24, 2016
    I have Windows 7 DVD
    Installed to PC
    While ago I opted in for that Free upgrade to Windows 10
    I now use Windows 10

    I dont have WIndows 10 DVD

    IF I uninstalled and reinstalled Windows 7. Would I still be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for FREE?
    OR will I then have to buy new Windows 10 DVD AND maybe a new licence key ?

    Edit the hardware would be different
  2. K12gamer

    K12gamer Member

    Jun 21, 2016
    (Somewhat related Reply):
    I had a 10 year old Windows 7 PC...that worked perfectly...
    Decent enough specs...Dual Core, 8GB memory, 1TB HD etc...
    Upgraded it with free Windows 10 upgrade.
    Now it runs slow as molasses...and makes me wish I stayed with Win 7.
    (Waited too long and now reversing it back isn't a recovery option)

    Note: Not knocking Windows 10...It runs great on newer iCore level PCs.
    And I appreciate all the FREE apps it provides.
  3. RollyBug

    RollyBug Member

    Feb 23, 2018
    I believe your Win10 key is stored in Microsoft's servers and is linked to that computer. So while I'm not 100% sure, I think you'd have no trouble reverting to Win7 and then going back to Win10 if you change your mind.
    You never have to buy a disc so long as you have a DVD burner+blank disc or large enough thumb drive as you can download the software online. If you want to activate it you'd of course need a key. If you don't activate you'd only be cursed with a small watermark in the bottom-left corner of the screen.

    Different how? If its a different motherboard this won't work
  4. Roa

    Roa Member

    Jun 20, 2016
    You can actually install any non-licensed copy of windows 7, 8 or 8.1, and simply enable accessibility options. Microsoft will consider you to have a "disability" and allow you to upgrade to windows 10 fully licensed because of its improved accessibility features.

    It's basically windows 10 for free. You can also do this to permanently convert a windows 7, 8 or 8.1 license to a windows 10 license that can be deployed elsewhere.

    There is pretty much no reason to not have a "legit" copy of windows 10. They basically handed it out for free and there is a million ways to get a "legit" license easily, and even still, an unlicensed copy doesn't have nearly the restrictions of previous windows.
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2018
  5. mark rob

    mark rob Member

    Dec 7, 2018
    can I get the download link?
  6. Roa

    Roa Member

    Jun 20, 2016

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