1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft quietly rewrites its activation rules for Windows 10

    Windows activation is alive and well in Windows 10. Microsoft doesn't like to talk about the inner workings of its anti-piracy software, but it's clear from testing that Windows 10 included a major change in the way activation works. Windows product keys are almost (but not quite) a thing of...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To: Easily Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro

    If you're waking up to a Windows 10 Home edition every morning since your upgrade and wondering if there might be something more, Microsoft makes it pretty easy to upgrade Windows 10 Home edition to Windows 10 Pro. Of course, this comes at a cost. It's not free like the Windows 10 upgrade. The...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How to make sure your free copy of Windows 10 is activated

    Upgrade your Windows 7 and 8.1 systems to Windows 10 first so that your activation is taken care of. Clean installs can follow afterwards if necessary. ----- It has been a whirlwind 36 hours or so as Microsoft began rolling out Windows 10 in time zones around the world as they hit midnight on...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Build 10162 Activation Issues are Safe to Ignore for Now

    Windows 10, though scheduled to release on July 29, is still very much a work in progress. Rumors are surfacing now that Windows 10 may hit RTM status sometime this week, but don't take that as a clue that Windows 10 is completely done and the Windows teams at Microsoft are baking celebration...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Could your Microsoft Account and Windows 10 Activation be connected?

    Earlier today Rod was provided some information from Microsoft that helps to clarify the burning question out there about Windows 10 - How will Windows 10 activations work? In that article Rod explains that the activation of Windows 10 will occur automatically online when you perform your free...