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    cheap legit Windows 10 keys

    hi all. A few months ago I came across a post that had a link to [if I recall eBay] where you can purchase legitimate Windows 10 keys for cheap. Does anyone here know the link or post to that link? TIA for any help

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    Typically a scam. Suggest you go to the MS store and buy it there.
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    "legit"

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    He said "cheap legit".

    Call me a skeptic, I'll carry the brand.
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    Yeah, why I put it in inverted commas...

    No such thing...Microsoft doesn't sell Win 10 at the prices it does only to hand out legit keys at a couple of dollars apiece

    It's OEM keys no doubt...how they are obtained and their legality and permanence is anyone's guess.

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    This is where I have bought keys for the last several years, OEM or retail keys, have had no issues

    https://softwarelicense4u.com/
    Last edited by Menthol; 02-16-2019 at 06:45 PM.

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    thanks guys for your input. When I first found the link on ASUS ROG forum i thought that if it was not a legitimate product or something that was breaking copyright law that ASUS would have deleted the post. With a bit of research i found the eBay seller that the link on this forum pointed to:
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/123319239051?ul_noapp=true

    I purchased a key from the above eBay store for a few Stirling pounds and activated a copy of a freshly installed Win 10 Pro as per the instructions, on one on my systems and it appears to be working. It does come with a instructions and restrictions it is for Windows 10 Pro. Not for upgrading not for N series et al.

    I regret not bookmarking the post where one of the members posted the original link to the eBay seller to this forum, as a reference point.

    @Menthol i find your link a bit more "legit" thanks for sharing.
    PS how would one measure legitimacy in this particular topic, by weight, volume, complaint numbers, microsoft's thoughts/outlook/outlaw/? lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by XYchromosone View Post

    @Menthol i find your link a bit more "legit" thanks for sharing.
    PS how would one measure legitimacy in this particular topic, by weight, volume, complaint numbers, microsoft's thoughts/outlook/outlaw/? lol
    Hi,
    Activates or not seeing MS charges 200.us for win-10 pro retail supposedly it might reactivate after a mother board swap or not even linking to a MS account.
    Worth a shot for an oem of the same heck buy 5

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    Quote Originally Posted by XYchromosone View Post
    how would one measure legitimacy in this particular topic, by weight, volume, complaint numbers, microsoft's thoughts/outlook/outlaw/? lol
    Certainly any vendor with excessive complaints would not get my business. Doesn't matter whether they look legit or not. Plenty of legit vendors with piss poor service out there.

    Microsoft's thoughts are that keys are distributed for a designated purpose and anything outside of that purpose is a violation. But there's basically no force of law, just a license. So if MS sells a key to be bundled with hardware and someone resells it on a key site it is technically a license violation but it might still activate just fine and nobody is going to arrest you. Whether you feel bad denying Microsoft the full purchase price is up to you.
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