And another trick, continues to come free and Windows 10

And another trick, continues to come free and Windows 10

Although the offer actually ended July 29, Microsoft will own the tool for download, which you need to convert a Windows 7 / 8.1 installation to Windows 10th

Shortly after the official end of the offer to upgrade to Windows 10 for free, it was clear that this was not meant entirely seriously with the end: As reported can be from a Microsoft Web site a small program called "Windows10upgrade24074.exe" download, which converts an existing Windows-7 / 8.1 installation in Windows 10th However, the site is aimed only at users of functions to facilitate the operation of Windows, such as a magnifying glass or the read-aloud function. But there is no check whether one really uses such functions. And to a clear conscience the formulation "Yes, I use assistive technology" To confirm you have not actually rely on assistive technology. There is already enough if, for example, illustrated on a training computer occasionally even with a magnifying glass, what it is now.

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Windows10upgrade24074.exe for all

And another trick, continues to come free and Windows 10 Three identical programs, but behave differently depending on their file names.

When tested by heise online now turned out that Microsoft otherwise identical somewhere else offering the same program under a different name, but for download: On the website "Windows 10 Update History"Which can also be invoked on Windows 7 and 8.1. Microsoft makes no restrictions on the page To download and also does not mention any conditions. Instead, there is only: "You want the update? Click on the button below to download it."

What ends up on the plate after the download is different as described only by the name, this is the program "Windows10upgrade28084.exe" - but the name controls after calling the behavior of the program: If you just start it on Windows 7 / 8.1, it requires some time a license key for Windows 10. However, when the widely used hacking tool "explorer.exe" uses to the downloaded program in "Windows10upgrade24074.exe" rename, demand is omitted for the key. Instead, it converts easily an existing Windows 7 / 8.1 installation problems in an activated Windows 10 microns.

Another source

There is yet another download source by Microsoft itself for this program: the website "Windows 10 Download", There is however only available if you call the screen on Windows 10th It then named "Windows10upgrade9252.exe", Again renaming enough in "Windows10upgrade24074.exe",

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