Hot Deal [Windows 7 Users] would you buy extended support till January 2023, do nothing.. or switch to Win10 now?

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Roushh wrote:

That’s exactly what it means to pirate. wink

I also did the same. With MS Office too.

Yes but most would think of torrents when they think of SW piracy, init? This is perhaps a lot safer than downloading pre-activated ISOs.

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LIMBO wrote:

Yes but most would think of torrents when they think of SW piracy, init? This is perhaps a lot safer than downloading pre-activated ISOs.

True. plus1

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Roushh wrote:

With restriction. Not for me. I would rather pirate it than some corporation telling me what I can do or can’t do on my PC.

what restrictions

enlighten me please

i m unaware of anything of this sort


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rogerthat wrote:

what restrictions

enlighten me please

i m unaware of anything of this sort


Windows Insider Program is a beta program which means they will test beta software and features on your system and in return you will get to use Windows for free. Standard industry practice but in other words, you will be a lab rat and they will test their bugs on your work machine.

These are upsides and downsides.

Upside:
1. You will get Windows for free. Yeeaaa.
2. None.

Downside:
1. They can install any software and update on your system without your permission. It’s no big deal until they update your system with buggy software. It happened in Jan, 2018. After an update, PC crashed while waking up from sleep. Although, Microsoft fixed the bug in March so.. good luck for 2 months. God bless you if it was your main work machine.
2. It consumes lots of bandwidth. Microsoft releases new build almost every week so you will be downloading 1-3 GB data every week. If you are on restricted data plan then what you need to do is buy expensive unlimited plan so you can keep your Windows free.
3. It collects more data and personal information. But who cares about privacy these days.

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How to update to win10 officially free from win7… Any link?

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nlnl776633 wrote:

Don’t know about VM, but some MVP/ online evangelist of MS.. had said that the people with disabilities feature and upgrade from Win7 to Win10 was still open (end of December).
That was obviously for normal builds like Win Home, Pro et al.
Maybe switching to LTSC too might have a way. (for ghose with a legally recognised installation of Win7/8)

Free upgrade from win 7 to win 10 was never stopped,it was just never publicized on public platforms. Also you can only get win 10 home/pro via this method,no other version.

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@Roushh @LIMBO @rogerthat one can use win 10 in forever trial mode with only restriction being a small watermark at desktop screen & not able to change wallpapers/desktop theme colours etc. Also there is a small 5mb android app on mydigitalife forums which acts as a kms server so one can have a portable activation server in their mobile & can activate any kms supporting MS software anywhere without even installing anything on pc/laptop.

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Dealkitalash wrote:

How to update to win10 officially free from win7… Any link?

Media creation tool, official but Microsoft doesn’t mention it official, just now did read an article

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planning to install Linux Mint…

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I HV 2gb ram i3 processor running on windows 8.1
But it’s very slow what are the changes should I make to make it faster …

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popeyemask wrote:

I HV 2gb ram i3 processor running on windows 8.1
But it’s very slow what are the changes should I make to make it faster …

add at least 4gb ram & a cheap ssd(120gb cost 1.5k nowadays but buy fast as ssd prices are going to increase this year) for windows install.

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popeyemask wrote:

I HV 2gb ram i3 processor running on windows 8.1
But it’s very slow what are the changes should I make to make it faster …

Are you running on 64bit or 32 bit? because mine also have same specification, i’m about to install Windows 8.1.

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No-One wrote:

Are you running on 64bit or 32 bit? because mine also have same specification, i’m about to install Windows 8.1.

32/64 bit doesn’t matter,4gb ram & a ssd is must nowadays for smoothly running windows.

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No-One wrote:

Media creation tool, official but Microsoft doesn’t mention it official, just now did read an article

No idea about this tool… How to update it.. is it straight forward..any steps… thanks in advance

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popeyemask wrote:

I HV 2gb ram i3 processor running on windows 8.1
But it’s very slow what are the changes should I make to make it faster …

Ubuntu or lubuntu will be best

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Dealkitalash wrote:

No idea about this tool… How to update it.. is it straight forward..any steps… thanks in advance

Download win 10 iso from here(it is a site that uses a trick to get official download links from microsoft so completely genuine,you can even check it by seeing final download link after redirecting from initial download button & will be a microsoft download link).
https://tb.rg-adguard.net/publ...hp
select windows—final, version—version 1909 19H2, edition—win 10, language—english, file—x64 iso
After downloading iso just open it using winrar/winzip & extract all the contents inside to a folder & then run setup.exe in that folder.It will give an option to upgrade.Rest of the process is self-explanatory,just follow the on-screen instructions.Once win 7 is upgraded to win 10 it will automatically get activated(net connection must during entire upgrade procedure). Once win 10 is activated,create a microsoft account(just make a outlook email address) & then use that to login to win 10(just search google or go to user account in control panel & there see an option like “switch to login using microsoft account”).Once you login using the microsoft account on newly activated win 10 it will link your win 10 license to that microsoft account so if in future you upgrade your pc(new motherboard etc) or get a new pc then just use that microsoft account to login to win 10 & your win 10 on new pc will be activated.

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guest_999 wrote:

Download win 10 iso from here(it is a site that uses a trick to get official download links from microsoft so completely genuine,you can even check it by seeing final download link after redirecting from initial download button & will be a microsoft download link).
https://tb.rg-adguard.net/publ...hp
select windows—final, version—version 1909 19H2, edition—win 10, language—english, file—x64 iso
After downloading iso just open it using winrar/winzip & extract all the contents inside to a folder & then run setup.exe in that folder.It will give an option to upgrade.Rest of the process is self-explanatory,just follow the on-screen instructions.Once win 7 is upgraded to win 10 it will automatically get activated(net connection must during entire upgrade procedure). Once win 10 is activated,create a microsoft account(just make a outlook email address) & then use that to login to win 10(just search google or go to user account in control panel & there see an option like “switch to login using microsoft account”).Once you login using the microsoft account on newly activated win 10 it will link your win 10 license to that microsoft account so if in future you upgrade your pc(new motherboard etc) or get a new pc then just use that microsoft account to login to win 10 & your win 10 on new pc will be activated.

Thanks mate for it… Seems easy…

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guest_999 wrote:

@Roushh @LIMBO @rogerthat one can use win 10 in forever trial mode with only restriction being a small watermark at desktop screen & not able to change wallpapers/desktop theme colours etc. Also there is a small 5mb android app on mydigitalife forums which acts as a kms server so one can have a portable activation server in their mobile & can activate any kms supporting MS software anywhere without even installing anything on pc/laptop.

good to Know

I use laptop for like 5 hrs in a month.

not a big issue nowadays for me.

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Dealkitalash wrote:

Thanks mate for it… Seems easy…

Forgot to mention that win 7 must be activated before the upgrade(just use DAZ loader & activate win 7 ultimate which will give win 10 pro on upgrade) & all drivers installed.

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Roushh wrote:

With restriction. Not for me. I would rather pirate it than some corporation telling me what I can do or can’t do on my PC.

ISO direct links?
cc says no idea of extended support

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BTW I just learned that… If you are using Windows 7 (even pirated) and you upgrade to Windows 10 using the Windows 10 Upgrade tool, you will receive a legitimate Windows 10 OEM key for your PC… For FREE.

So if you haven’t upgraded the OS then upgrade now and get legit Windows 10.

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Roushh wrote:

BTW I just learned that… If you are using Windows 7 (even pirated) and you upgrade to Windows 10 using the Windows 10 Upgrade tool, you will receive a legitimate Windows 10 OEM key for your PC… For FREE.

So if you haven’t upgraded the OS then upgrade now and get legit Windows 10.

huh!
not all pirated Win XP, 7, 8.1 copies were allowed to get updates.
MS, even if sporadically, did blacklist many MSDN/tschnet keys or VLKeys that were resold or distributed in contravention of original licences.
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in effect, only those Installations that MS treats as worthy/okay for receiving regular security updates or call-in support might be eligible.
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in effect, such ‘pirated’ copies of 7/8.1 aren’t being treated as pirated.. to begin with.
if MS treats (technically pirated) copies as legitimate installations, then toungueout they aren’t “pirated”. biggrin

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EliLilly wrote:

huh!
not all pirated Win XP, 7, 8.1 copies were allowed to get updates.
MS, even if sporadically, did blacklist many MSDN/tschnet keys or VLKeys that were resold or distributed in contravention of original licences.
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in effect, only those Installations that MS treats as worthy/okay for receiving regular security updates or call-in support might be eligible.
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in effect, such ‘pirated’ copies of 7/8.1 aren’t being treated as pirated.. to begin with.
if MS treats (technically pirated) copies as legitimate installations, then toungueout they aren’t “pirated”. biggrin

by the way, officially they ended free upgrade for nirmal Windows 7 users in 2016 .. right?
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a year or two more for those using Assistive Technologies.
as in, people with disabilities https://www.lifewire.com/get-windows-10-free-up...

of-course they never crosschecked or insisted on any verification and any Windows 7 user, even if not using Assistive Technologies was allowed to upgrade for free.
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Windows/MS, At the end of the day, doesn’t want people jumping ship to Linux. and the dwindling, negligible license fees are no longer their driving force.
so they’d let people migrate to Windows 10 for free (there are very easy officially declared ways) and even allow not entirely genuine uses to continue using MS.
@guest_999 in-fact there are ways to even get the free extended support for a year.
but i think it is for those having Office 365 E5, Windows Enterprise E5 licences.
it’s like an added hook or lollipop from MS if one is paying them elsewhere, then they’d offer this extended support to them for at-least a year with no additional costs.

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Roushh wrote:

BTW I just learned that… If you are using Windows 7 (even pirated) and you upgrade to Windows 10 using the Windows 10 Upgrade tool, you will receive a legitimate Windows 10 OEM key for your PC… For FREE.

So if you haven’t upgraded the OS then upgrade now and get legit Windows 10.

This is the case from the beginning,MS doesn’t care if win 7 is pirated as long as you upgrade it to win 10. Btw just use DAZ loader,no need for anything else to activate & upgrade win 7 to win 10 free.

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@EliLilly MS never stopped upgrading win 7(pirated or not) to win 10 for free,they just stopped publicizing it. DAZ loader is quite famous & I think more than 90% pirated win 7 use this loader only & any DAZ loader activated win 7 upgrades to win 10 free without any issues. Btw those E5 licenses are not cheap,anyone who can afford them can surely afford the cost of win 7 extended support too or in other words only big enterprises.

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guest_999 wrote:

Linux has come a long way from the days of solaris(I also used it occasionally btw). In fact most typical tasks can be done as easily in Linux nowadays not to mention linux steam is now available allowing many major pc games to be playable on linux.

i have been using win xp and later win 7 pirated ones.. thanks to the computer shops lol
but I wanted to use linux but there are so many versions that I’ve no idea which to use!
Any suggestion for a beginner? would like to have one which is similar to windows xp and 7

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EliLilly wrote:

huh!
not all pirated Win XP, 7, 8.1 copies were allowed to get updates.
MS, even if sporadically, did blacklist many MSDN/tschnet keys or VLKeys that were resold or distributed in contravention of original licences.
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in effect, only those Installations that MS treats as worthy/okay for receiving regular security updates or call-in support might be eligible.
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in effect, such ‘pirated’ copies of 7/8.1 aren’t being treated as pirated.. to begin with.
if MS treats (technically pirated) copies as legitimate installations, then toungueout they aren’t “pirated”. biggrin

Something feels fishy.. for a profit driven corporate and who’s being involved in some pretty shady and illegal tracking stuff with israel, there offer for a free upgrade seems very dangerous.
I’m ok with win 7 pirated one and if it one day becomes unstable, will move to linux

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hana25 wrote:

i have been using win xp and later win 7 pirated ones.. thanks to the computer shops lol
but I wanted to use linux but there are so many versions that I’ve no idea which to use!
Any suggestion for a beginner? would like to have one which is similar to windows xp and 7

Try linux mint with xfce desktop(or cinnamon desktop).
https://www.linuxmint.com/downlo...hp

Or see this(read comments):
https://dot.kde.org/2020/01/08/plasma-safe-have...

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