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5 Days Ago   #11

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

once you get the key run the tool from this link, copy/paste the output.

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5 Days Ago   #12

Windows 10 Pro x64

Windows 7 no longer has updates, finished, finito, the end, done

Now you can enjoy W7 update free
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5 Days Ago   #13

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium 64bit [x64]

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Windows 7 no longer has updates, finished, finito, the end, done

Now you can enjoy W7 update free
not entirely true, AddRAM.

MS did release some new W7 updates for free last Friday Feb. 7 after EOL (KB4539601 & KB4539602) to fix the wallpaper problems that were caused by the Jan. 2020 updates (KB4534310 & KB4534314)
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4 Days Ago   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

...and Defender definitions will continue until 2023.
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10 Hours Ago   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Well, this was simply a fantastic experience!!

First, I wanted to try upgrading to Win7 Professional, but in case something went wrong, I wanted an easy fall-back to my current working system. So I decided to get a new disk drive, and clone the system from my old drive to the new one... that way, if anything went wrong, I still had my old working drive.

I decided to take the opportunity, as well, to upgrade my boot drive to an SSD, so I got an inexpensive 2TB SSD (Crucial BX500)... not the fastest drive around, but modest. Sadly, my old motherboard cannot boot to M.2, so this is a SATA 3 drive - but benchmarks show that it is about 3X the speed of my old WD HD. I used AOMEI Backupper to clone the drive; it is a robust, reliable program that I've used before for this purpose... and it worked perfectly - and I was *stunned* by the difference in boot time!!! WOW!! I used to sit and read a book while my computer booted, but now I get the desktop in about 20 seconds, though it takes a couple more minutes for all my crap to load...

ITM, I went on Ebay and purchased an unopened copy of Windows Anytime Upgrade, $14 after shipping, and guaranteed free return if anything went wrong... but nothing did. The new key worked fine, and Microsoft happily uploaded all the new software to upgrade me to Windows 7 Professional, and everything works beautifully!!

So now I have a blazing new machine, with 32GB RAM, and everything runs perfectly...

As they might say on I has a purr...
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