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    Microsoft extends Windows 10S free upgrade period

    And announces more Surface Laptop colours coming to additional countries.
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    Re: Microsoft extends Windows 10S free upgrade period

    $50? Just buy an OEM key for £3 off ebay. Bought one today, works no problem! Though the item got removed by eBay hours later.

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    Re: Microsoft extends Windows 10S free upgrade period

    Quote Originally Posted by Wozza365 View Post
    $50? Just buy an OEM key for £3 off ebay. Bought one today, works no problem! Though the item got removed by eBay hours later.
    It's pretty obvious at that price that it's unlikely to be a legitimate key.

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    Re: Microsoft extends Windows 10S free upgrade period

    And yet there is no legal upgrade path from W10 Home to W10 Pro without buying the whole OS again.
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    Re: Microsoft extends Windows 10S free upgrade period

    I know this is supposed to be the 'halo' windows s machine but if I'm paying that much for a laptop I want a full non crippled OS, although I know there are people that will be fine with windows S.

    So IMO MS should make all their products with Windows S but give them all a free option to go to windows pro within the first year. After that initial year it can be the $50 or whatever they want to charge for essentially changing a few 'hidden' settings in OS.

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    Re: Microsoft extends Windows 10S free upgrade period

    Quote Originally Posted by iworrall View Post
    And yet there is no legal upgrade path from W10 Home to W10 Pro without buying the whole OS again.
    Tbh that's one thing that bugged me. I didn't go for the upgrade to windows 8 for £20 a while back because the interface didn't seem desktop friendly and windows 10 doesn't have a cost effective option that really differs from just buying a full pro version.

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