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W10 Pro activation key?

pcpartpickeruser8
  • 47 months ago

I have W10 Pro installed, but it hasn't been activated.. Is this ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/Windows-Pro-Activation-Key-Bit/dp/B01FDRPPHC/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8 ) all I need to activate it? Everything is already installed. And why is this so cheap compared to just W10? Thanks in advance

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  • 47 months ago
  • 2 points

Purchase/use at your own risk.

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

huh.. It's sold by Microsoft? I'm just wondering if that's all I would need to activate or if there's something I'm missing?

  • 46 months ago
  • 3 points

No it aint. Its sold by "WINLicense GmbH". And these companies are usually selling unused OEM keys which goes against Microsofts license agreement.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh damn I didn't see that lol.. Thanks guys!

  • 46 months ago
  • 2 points

Don't purchase it; it's illegitimate and your copy of Windows may be unexpectedly disabled by Microsoft.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

must admit was looking at those myself and wondering about it Amazon wouldn't sell/let others sell dodgy keys ? Also what do the Admins have to say about these, some pointers would be appreciated.

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

As long as you live in the E.U. you can sell unused software to another third party, despite what the software developer states. ( https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120703/11345519566/eu-court-says-yes-you-can-resell-your-software-even-if-software-company-says-you-cant.shtml )

So while this is illegal in the U.S. it is ok if you are in the E.U.

Now as Warlock originally stated, purchase/use at your own risk as there isn't much governing of these keys.

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