Windows 10: Windows Licensing Rules, Confusing, Multiple PCs One MSA

Discus and support Windows Licensing Rules, Confusing, Multiple PCs One MSA in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Been searching the internet for ages now, and all the information about the windows 10 activation rules and its Licensing Rules are making my head... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by eluphay, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. eluphay Win User

    Windows Licensing Rules, Confusing, Multiple PCs One MSA


    Been searching the internet for ages now, and all the information about the windows 10 activation rules and its Licensing Rules are making my head spin, all i want to know, is how would i go about licensing all my computers with Legit Windows 10 Pro copies, that can all be transferred in the future and preferably forever, when the computers are replaced and or upgraded, I have at least 6 computers i want to upgrade, however i will be doing it with fresh installs of full priced windows 10 pro licences, Digital/Retail, will i need to make an MSA for each computer and buy a licence for each of those accounts, most of them being fake, but owned by me, a real person, or can i own multiple licences on my single MSA by buying more of them, and logging into and activating all of my computers with that single MSA, obviously only activating the amount of computers i own licenses for, So if for example i own 6 digital licenses, Then i can only have up to a maximum of 6 PCs activated at any one time.

    however it seems like i may only be able to own one digital licence on my MSA.

    So my questions are... is it possible to own multiple copies on one Microsoft Account, or would i need to buy a license for multiple accounts used on each computer, or would i need to purchase Retail keys instead and use them on each computer?

    :)
     
    eluphay, Jun 12, 2019
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  2. qubit Win User

    Windows licensing - confusion

    No one's stated the obvious: a TechNet sub. As you want multiple licences, this is a no-brainer.

    You get at least 5 keys for each version of the product. If you get the Pro version, it doesn't cost much and you get hundreds of products, including all the versions of Windows, including Server that you want!

    Yeah, it's a no-brainer. *Wink Windows Licensing Rules, Confusing, Multiple PCs One MSA ;)

    Here's a list of all the downloads available for a Pro sub:

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/downloads/default.aspx
     
    qubit, Jun 12, 2019
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  3. MSA and Administrator Account Confusion!!

    Hi, All. Okay, I have myself thoroughly confused right now. I have a Local (is that the same as Standard?) Account and an Administrator Account (with MSA attached). I decided I needed another MSA for my Local Account and set one up. When I checked some
    things (like OneDrive), I realized that having two MSA's would NOT allow me the SAME access--photos, etc., only appear in my
    original MSA. So then I decided to delete it (thinking I'd go back to my original Local Account).

    Ha!! Well, for starters, the new MSA password seems buggered up. Everything seemed fine at set up, but then when I actually tried to sign in with it, the space for the password was TOO SMALL!?? How is that possible?? Got the message it was incorrect. Then
    I decided to set up a PIN so I could sign in. That works fine.

    I guess my most pressing concern is: When the second MSA is deleted in 60 days, WHAT HAPPENS??
    Do I entirely lose that Local Account and all of my stuff in it???

    I've researched all the info I could find on MSA's, but I'm still baffled. Oh: And does the MSAhave
    to be attached to the Admin Account or does it matter?? My whole point was to NOT use my Admin Account on a regular basis. That's why I thought I needed a second MSA--for the Local Account.

    In addition, I guess the MSA sign-in and a Windows password sign-in are TWO SEPARATE issues. I never wanted to have to enter a password or PIN to sign on! I can't switch to Sign In With Local Account, because the MSA password doesn't work!

    I know I'm a mess, but any thoughts/info/instructions would be MOST HUMBLY APPRECIATED!!

    Chris
     
    chrisradanovich, Jun 12, 2019
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  4. 95Viper Win User

    Windows Licensing Rules, Confusing, Multiple PCs One MSA

    95Viper, Jun 12, 2019
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