Windows 10: Windows 10 licensing

Discus and support Windows 10 licensing in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Hi. I have a computer with an OEM license embedded in the BIOS, which has never been activated, because my company provided me with a MAK license.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by Aleksandr Fourth, Oct 17, 2021.

  1. Windows 10 licensing


    Hi. I have a computer with an OEM license embedded in the BIOS, which has never been activated, because my company provided me with a MAK license. Question: will it be legal to activate my OEM key on another computer for home use?

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    Aleksandr Fourth, Oct 17, 2021
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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, Oct 17, 2021
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Oct 17, 2021
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  4. krimetal Win User

    Windows 10 licensing

    Windows 10 upgrade license

    The interesting question is that: the upgrade takes place before 29 of July. If I upgrade the PC (change the MB), and I transfer the Win 8.1 license to this new PC (cause 8.1 is retail FPP), will I be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free? Or a upgrade license must be bought?
     
    krimetal, Oct 17, 2021
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