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Subject:Re: Paradox 7 fault
Date:Tue, 15 Sep 2020 23:57:28 +1000
From:Leslie <"ViaThe List">
The method is that during Win10 installation you use your Windows 7/8 
key. I last tried it in March and it was still working.

On 15/09/2020 10:59 PM, Mark Bannister wrote:
> I did several free upgrades last year. I don't recall the method but you
> have to do it the right way.  I think you have to start wiht Win 7
> booted and start the upgrade from there.
> On 9/15/2020 3:17 AM, Tom Krieg wrote:
>> That's the link.
>> I downloaded and installed W10 1909 but the target machine was a Win7
>> Home machine. This caused major issues when I tried to set up Group
>> Policy for Windows Update (Notify when updates are available but don't
>> download them) and TargetReleaseVersion, both of which are used to
>> control updates and install them when you want them (i.e. after the beta
>> testing sheep have worked out all the bugs and they've been fixed.
>> Easiest solution was to buy a genuine Win10 Pro license for $35.00 AUD.
>> MS stopped the free upgrade more than 4 years ago and a Win10 Pro retail
>> copy sells here for $399. But I love how the MS website still gives
>> instructions on upgrading and how the License Server STILL uses the old
>> Win7 license to issue a digital license for Win10. And how you can just
>> enter a Win10 Pro OEM license key against Win10 Home and it will go get
>> the Pro stuff and upgrade your machine to Pro. But  you have to set all
>> the home "Update" settings to defer updates otherwise you'll and up with
>> 2004 pro with the latest (bug-ridden) patches. Can't print anymore, anyone?
>> MS is really, really desperate to move everyone to Win10. But after
>> holding out for so long, I've decided I really quite like it. And it's
>> the only game in town for Visual Studio with Win GUI and NET 5.
>> On 15/09/2020 4:33 pm, Leslie wrote:
>>> Here you go Tom:
>>> I recommend this tool to get the official ISOs and there are some
>>> other gooides as well
>>> Hope this is useful

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