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Anyone know where the best place to buy a legit Win 10 Pro Key is? Is there a cheaper source than Microsoft?

Wasn't it /r/windowsswap or microsoftswap .... /keyswap?

Seems like most people here talked about that and having 100% success without much risk.
 

Falstaff

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Do you need a new one or just need to transfer existing to a new PC? If transferring it’s pretty painless, you need to create a Microsoft account and login on the new PC.
 

Malakriss

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Walmart recently clearanced all their Win10 Home Key Cards, but I don't think they have those for Pro. If any other stores do they may follow suit.
 

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Anyone know where the best place to buy a legit Win 10 Pro Key is? Is there a cheaper source than Microsoft?
ebay has cracked down on selling "digital" software and keys

are ebay keys legit? my computers w/ ebay bought keys have never been revoked and work like normal, i've bought them from $4 to 8$???

now places like reddit do 40bucks and raised the price cuz now in order to sell the license you have to ship the paper license

sellers on ebay are sneaky, they are doing things like this


where they list the license as an auction, and tell you to scroll down for the description to buy the digital license directly from them

is this legit? i went and bought and they sent me a license, i have no use for it atm, i'm just buying an extra license, "in case" i'll need one soon and if i do need one it's only 6bucks i spent now, prices will just continue to go up as ebay cracks down on sellers.
 

mkopec

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I think win 10 home is still free. My kid just got a new HD in his rig and downloaded it, installed it and it never asked for authentication. Also just last month he built himself another rig ouit of the spare parts in the basement (my old shit) and same, he installed WIN10 home and its still up and running, still getting updates and shit.
 

dizzie

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Anyone know where the best place to buy a legit Win 10 Pro Key is? Is there a cheaper source than Microsoft?


Best vendor on there is s5ean, bought from him a few times, he's legit. The keys are normally single activation, so single use.
 
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jooka

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Aren't they all like that now? Using the key ties it to the hardware which you can transfer to another machine later(like just getting a new mobo) or what not but not multiple machines
 

dizzie

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oh theres actually such a thing? how do you tell?

You can't tell normally. What happens is you'll use it, then you'll need to reinstall at some point down the road, when you try to reinstall the key will not work again even on the same hardware and even if you've cloned your system or created a backup. All those keys are one shot deals, same goes for all the office keys etc.

So don't enter the windows 11 beta on it!
 

dizzie

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Aren't they all like that now? Using the key ties it to the hardware which you can transfer to another machine later(like just getting a new mobo) or what not but not multiple machines

They are not all like that. Some keys will work through multiple installations, but these reddit keys generally don't. Probably better off buying a retail copy during a sale if that's what is needed.
 

Kirun

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I got a Win10 pro key for like $27 with a promo code on Bobkeys, back in Marchish when I built my new system. The $27 was 100% worth not having to hassle with trying to transfer licenses.
 

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Got my AL120 fans in last night - took 2 hours due to not realizing that the controller is actually different so just sliding adapters around from old fans to new fans did nothing but stop my PC from posting lol - Anyways that aside now its up and running - ill post photos later but these fans are already sold out everywhere again?
 

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So, also having that distro plate, it really triggers an OCD in me that the water doesn't go all the way to the top since the fill port is where it is. I want to lay my case on the back and fill it so I can have it completely filled lol
 

Xexx

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So, also having that distro plate, it really triggers an OCD in me that the water doesn't go all the way to the top since the fill port is where it is. I want to lay my case on the back and fill it so I can have it completely filled lol
thats actually an intriguing idea that i havent considered it - also this pc is super heavy :eek:
 
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