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Windows 7: Will upgrading to Win10 deactivate Win7 license?

04 Jul 2016   #1

windows 7 Pro 32bit
Will upgrading to Win10 deactivate Win7 license?

I have a Win-7 Pro laptop. I have a duplicate of the system drive for backup purposes.
If I were to accept the update to Win 10, would I be able to use Win-7 (restored from the duplicate drive), or would the fact of updating the OS mark my existing Win-7 license invalid (somewhere inside MS' servers), and the system will start barking some time soon that it is not "genuine", etc.?

(Sorry, if this topic exists buried somewhere: I tried to search for it but couldn't find.)
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04 Jul 2016   #2

windows 7 Pro 32bit

And about 10 minutes after posting this question, I finally found the thread that answers my question:
7 to 10, back to 7, eventually to 10.

Unfortunately, in this forum, it is impossible do delete your own thread.
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