Microsoft ends free upgrades to Windows 10/11 from 7/8

But upgrades from 10 to 11 are still free

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Microsoft ends free upgrades to Windows 10/11 from 7/8

Microsoft has quietly closed the loophole that allowed people to upgrade from Windows 7 and 8 to Windows 10 or 11 for free.

As a result, a Windows 7/8 product key will no longer work to activate a Windows 11/10 installation. "Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 / 11 ended July 29, 2016. The installation pat...

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