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Read full review Verified purchase: Part 1 - Checking your Windows version 1. Type in 'Activation settings' and open it. Take a note of your 'Edition'. Keep this window open. Part 2 - Installing Windows 10 Pro 1.
Disable Internet Access 2. Click 'Change product key' 3. The education discount Microsoft Price: As mentioned above, license types determine what you can do with Windows—and who can use it, as well. Through the Academic Volume Licensing agreements, schools can purchase access to Windows 10 Education for their students, faculty, and staff. Some make it available only on campus machines.
Others will grant a license for use on a home machine. The catch: You have to sign up for at least one course to qualify for campus discounts. Other states use OnTheHub , which has a tool to look up your school.
The storefront will require verification of your student status before you can "buy" Windows Typical options are usually of the physical education or dance variety swim, ballet, jazz, boot camp workouts, etc. In those cases, your main options are the OEM license outlined above or buying through Kinguin detailed below. If you use this method, also keep an eye out for other software deals through your school.
Low prices with a caveat: Kinguin Kinguin Price: Kinguin is a website that allows buyers to purchase product keys from third-party sellers—think of it like an eBay or Amazon Marketplace for digital software sales. Opponents of Kinguin swear the keys will eventually lose their activation status because of their unknown origins. Kinguin Like on Amazon Marketplace, you pick a specific seller from which to buy the product in this case, the Windows 10 license key.
So as mentioned above, if these keys are already somehow tied to an original but unactivated PC, things could go sideways during your own activation process. On top of that, if the hardware used to identify your system i. Each camp makes valid arguments, so ultimately, your comfort level with risk and gray market goods should determine whether this is the option for you.
If you opt for this path, we recommend ignoring Windows 10 Home. When you purchase something after clicking links in our articles, we may earn a small commission.
It exclusively features encryption features like Bitlocker, and the ability to use Remote desktop to sign in from a PC while on the road. Step 1: Check your Windows version Before getting started with upgrading, you should check to see which version your PC is running first. To do so, head to the search box in the Windows 10 taskbar, or click on the Start Menu. Next, type in About. This should launch a settings window. Scroll down to the bottom portion of the screen, and check under Windows Specifications.