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Old 11-26-2019, 07:24 PM
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Default You can still upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro for free …

… without losing your files, instead of having to wipe out your device clean.

Download the MediaCreationTool1909

https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/soft...load/windows10

https://youtu.be/QdNL-pvvXH4

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pro-tools-pc.com/windows-data-collecting-phone-home/
pro-tools-pc.com/data-collecting-phone-home-2/
pro-tools-pc.com/apple-quicktime-security-risk/
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Old 11-26-2019, 07:27 PM
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Default Re: You can still upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro for free …

Very interesting. I need to upgrade my laptop


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Old 11-27-2019, 06:09 AM
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Default Re: You can still upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro for free …

UnkJE, did you actually follow this process successfully yourself?
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Old 11-27-2019, 06:38 AM
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Default Re: You can still upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro for free …

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UnkJE, did you actually follow this process successfully yourself?
Yes - the MediaCreationTool1909 certainly makes the transition simple and easy. Takes a while, but I just set it in motion, then went for a walk while it did the job.

Thought I'd have to go on eBay and buy a Product key, but that wasn't needed. Must admit, I was surprised this was free.

If you go to Windows 7's
Control Panel>All Control Panel Items>System and see:
Windows Activation
Windows is activated
Product ID: *****-***-*******-*****


With an activated Win 7 Pro Product Key, the upgrade to Win 10 Pro is free!
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Old 11-27-2019, 07:17 AM
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Yes - the MediaCreationTool1909 certainly makes the transition simple and easy. Takes a while, but I just set it in motion, then went for a walk while it did the job.



Thought I'd have to go on eBay and buy a Product key, but that wasn't needed. Must admit, I was surprised this was free.



If you go to Windows 7's

Control Panel>All Control Panel Items>System and see:

Windows Activation

Windows is activated

Product ID: *****-***-*******-*****




With an activated Win 7 Pro Product Key, the upgrade to Win 10 Pro is free!


Thank you for the added detail. I will attempt this over this holiday week.

I wonder if it works for home version as well?
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Default Re: You can still upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro for free …

I've done this successfully in the past several times for people and most recently two weeks ago for a desktop and laptop. Just pick the version of W10 that matches your W7: Home for Home and Pro/Ultimate for Pro.
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Old 11-28-2019, 11:54 AM
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Default Re: You can still upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro for free …

Pleaso not, if you don't need it or if you work on a offline DAW!
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Not too many people here, including me, having any issues with Windows 10 and Pro Tools. Any I have had have been quickly resolved.
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Win 10 and the latest Pro Tools is great here as well.
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