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[Amazon.ca] Windows 10 Pro $49.99-prime

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[Amazon.ca] Windows 10 Pro $49.99-prime

Another item in my saved items amazon cart has decreased in price. I know some have bought keys on ebay fro $10 or less and the iso is easy to download, but some may like this method better.
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The source of these keys may be the same as those on eBay. These are sold by a third party seller rather than directly by Amazon
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3ajs wrote: The source of these keys may be the same as those on eBay. These are sold by a third party seller rather than directly by Amazon
Good catch. I would imagine you can go back to Amazon if there was an issue, but I'd imagine all they could do was a refund. Maybe.
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3ajs wrote: The source of these keys may be the same as those on eBay. These are sold by a third party seller rather than directly by Amazon
Source shows by Microsoft.
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I just bought a Win 10 Pro off ebay. Worked out to be $10 CAD after conversion. Activated fine, no issues.
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Oh right, sold by.

In any case i bought one of these keys on ebay over a year ago. Still working fine.
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Never activated my Windows 10. Other than not abke to change my wallpaper, everything is working fine.
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Clee wrote: Never activated my Windows 10. Other than not abke to change my wallpaper, everything is working fine.
You can actually change your wallpaper on non-activated Windows. Right click the picture you want to set, choose 'Set as desktop background'.
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Get one on ebay for under 15$. I buy some for friends and family on there all the time and never had a problem. Also Get office 2016 complete for also under 15$
Paying full price for an item is a sin. :twisted:
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Clee wrote: Never activated my Windows 10. Other than not abke to change my wallpaper, everything is working fine.
Haven't activated mine either. Haven't had a problem for like a year now
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Not convinced these keys are legit. They probably come from some OEM channel, or PCs that get downgraded and keys are then harvested for individual sale.

I remember one local large retailer a while back, which used to sell Dell PCs which had Widows 7 licence stickers on them, but came with rights to downgrade to Windows XP. Many customer would ask for XP downgrade, so they would gladly comply, but they would keep a list of the Windows 7 stickers and sell them at a huge discount to other customers (since they were never used). Either way, even if the original customer ever decided to upgrade to windows 7 at a later time, odds are they would not use the key, since if they use a DELL OEM DVD, it would auto activate due to the SLIC already part of the BIOS, using a generic key with digital certificate.

Will the keys activate ? In most cases, yes..
Are they "legal" ? Probably not... Just as legal as using a KMS activator...
Legit keys either come with a sticker (COA) or with a confirmation email from Microsoft (and can be typically seen/traceable on your Microsoft account). Unless you are buying VLKs for corporate use, which is a different story/channel all together.

Some colleagues have purchased keys from this site (which has been posted before) for $15. For now, they have all activated and no issues.. But they know that this may not last forever.
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i saw some post recently says you can activate win 10 by using win 7 key. so if you see any of those OEM win 7 keys on computers you can use that to activate.
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sarsshadow wrote: i saw some post recently says you can activate win 10 by using win 7 key. so if you see any of those OEM win 7 keys on computers you can use that to activate.
Yes, you can use win 7 key to activate win 10. Will work on the same version, home to home, pro to pro.
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I've gotten legit keys from eBay that work until this day for $5
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Mind = Blown @ cheap keys on Ebay.

Here I was about to drop $100+ on Windows 10, though am pretty skeptical about buying key off ebay..
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cappatrat wrote: Yes, you can use win 7 key to activate win 10. Will work on the same version, home to home, pro to pro.
Think it is only if it is a 'retail' windows 7 key. Retail keys could always be installed on another or new pc so long as it was removed from the previous. The retail version stopped at 7 and not continued as an option from 8 onward but kept it's license parameters if it is used as an upgrade to 10. So not sure if it is the same with just any win 7 key., but I could be wrong.
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Win10 keys are tie to a PC's mobo/BIOS if used. It is not being used if you can activate it on a new PC. So in the eye of MS it is legit/legal.
As OEM key tie to the specific PC, you won't be allow to migrate/upgrade to another PC (ie. mobo change). In my case I bought and owned Win8. Free updated to Win10 after. I just built a Rysen 7 myself. Use the existing key for the new PC and activated OK. Too bad I bought a copy of Win10 from Newegg and turn out I can't return it even though it is not opened. Have to sell it if anyone wants. It is an unopen original package. This will allow you to upgrade your PC.
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