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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote nickyburnell Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 March 2016 at 9:13am
@ Cerharden. That was needed pre 1511 (current) Win 10. Now you can use any 7/8 serial. If you have a newer 7/8 with no serial (coa) sticker it will have a modern bios with serial embedded and will work. As a footnote no version of 7 Ultimate seems to want to play ball, only ones with serials on side which then downgrade you to Pro.
@Kevin. Agreed on all
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Thanks to all. As most 5 year olds are more computer savvy that I am I think I better stick with what I got.

If it 'ain't broke etc.
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That's definitely my attitude to upgrades if you're happy with what you have.
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An update to my post in another (Windows XP) thread. I finally made the move to Win10 after my old PC started being a very naughty boy and so I bought a new Zoostorm PC as a replacement. I transferred all my data from the 2 HDDs using an IDE/USB caddy - the only problem I had was the WD 320 disk I had as my 'data' drive I had originally set up up as a secondary drive and set the jumpers accordingly and, being old and infirm, I had forgotten this so spent several annoying hours trying to work out why this disk couldn't be seen when my other disk (originally set up as a primary drive)  worked first time. As soon as I downloaded the spec sheet I realised my mistake and quickly had all my data and pics on the new machine. All my passwords are kept in the cloud on LastPAss so no problems there - the last hurdle was reloading MSOffice 2003 (I know, it's old but it works and I don't need anything else) from CD. The Product key had been written on the CD (which had been loaded 3 times previously due to disk crashes/new machine being bought) but the writing was somewhat faded and I couldn't get the key accepted. A quick search on the InterWeb thingy turned up 2 Product Key finders that scan the registry, either on current system or old on a caddied system drive and within seconds the key was found and office was loaded. Other than a few bits of software that I rarely use anyway but may load later, everything was loaded in double quick time and I find WIN10 far better and more intuitive that either WIN7 or WIN8. All in all - a happy experience. Oh, and the Zoostorm is like greased lightning compared to my old machine.
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Whilst working at IBM recently, all developers in my section were given laptops, sporting Red Hat Linux as main OS, & Windows running in a VM.

IMHO,for some techies, the perfect combination.

I'm running Debian & '7 x64 VM, priceless.
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Originally posted by levyte357- levyte357- wrote:

Whilst working at IBM recently, all developers in my section were given laptops, sporting Red Hat Linux as main OS, & Windows running in a VM.

IMHO,for some techies, the perfect combination.

I'm running Debian & '7 x64 VM, priceless.


Update... Now upgraded 7 x64VM to '10.. Embarrassed
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