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  1. I purchased a Windows 8.1 license and was offered a free upgrade to windows 10 pro and now...


    I recently upgraded my processor and motherboard so I decided to do a fresh install of windows and the product key that I pulled from the old system does not activate my copy of windows.

    :)
     
    Benjamin Killingsworth, Apr 16, 2024
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  2. krimetal Win User

    Windows 10 upgrade license

    Hello guys,

    I have 1 license of WIndows 8.1 FPP/retail license. I want to upgrade to WIndows 10, but I one thing is unclear to me.
    If I upgrade, will WIndows 10 license be retail or it will "turn" into some sort of OEM license?

    I ask this because I upgrade my PC, you know, more memory, replace HDD, and I intend to upgrade the MB and CPU to Kaby Lake platform sometime in the future, (and of course sell the replaced hardware)
    This thing is not clearly mentioned anywhere.

    Thank you.
     
    krimetal, Apr 16, 2024
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  3. btarunr Win User
    CyberpowerPC Offers $14.99 Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro with any Windows 7 PC Purchase

    Cyberpower Inc., a global manufacturer of custom gaming machines, wants customers to get a jump on the upcoming release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system. All customers who purchase a qualifying Windows 7 CyberpowerPC system direct from the company or its authorized resellers, now through January 31, 2013, will receive a $14.99 offer for a downloadable copy of Windows 8 when it becomes available.

    CyberpowerPC customers who retire their systems now can be assured they will have a new rig with the horsepower to run Windows 8. The process is as simple as 1-2-3.
    • Buy a qualifying CyberpowerPC running Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate now through January 31, 2013.
    • Visit the promotional website windowsupgradeoffer.com to register for a Windows 8 upgrade.
    • Come back when Windows 8 is available for purchase and download it.

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    CyberpowerPC customers looking to upgrade to Windows 8 can choose from a number of high-performance systems including the enthusiast Fang III Series or Zeus Series. Other CyberpowerPC systems including the Gamer Xtreme, Gamer Ultra, and Gamer Infinity are also eligible for the Windows 8 upgrade.

    All CyberpowerPC custom gaming systems can be customized with a full compliment of hardware and components such as CyberpowerPC’s Advanced Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit, Solid State Drives, Blu-ray drives, performance gaming memory, gaming peripherals, business sand productivity software, and more.

    All systems are housed in gaming chassis from top-tier manufacturers that are designed to provide ample features and intelligent functionality with emphasis on advanced cooling, silent performance and extreme airflow. Every system is meticulously built with precise cable routing to ensure optimal airflow and a clean aesthetic appearance. All CyberpowerPC desktop gaming systems include an industry-best 3-year limited warranty.
     
    btarunr, Apr 16, 2024
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  4. Frick Win User

    I purchased a Windows 8.1 license and was offered a free upgrade to windows 10 pro and now...

    Windows 10 Release Date Announced

    Windows 10 Home will be $119, Pro $199.

    Microsoft: Windows 10 Home costs $119, Pro costs $199



    Which is good news actually, because Windows 8.1 is loads cheaper than previous versions (retail licensing at Windows 7 OEM prices). And it sort of puts a huge hole in the Windows subscription theory.
     
    Frick, Apr 16, 2024
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