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    Solved delete my account/membership

    Hi Admin I'm tidying up my web presence. I have one machine running Win 7 and another running Win 10 (formerly Win 8.1, hence my Win Eight Forums account). Since I'll never be using Win Eight again, is it possible please to close my Eight Forums account/membership? Many thanks ausgumbie
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    Solved How do I know if my Windows 8.1 is genuine Windows?

    Hi all Just thought I'd drop back in to say all is well - well, as well as it is on average for everyone else post-upgrade. My 8.1 must have been genuine because I upgraded and am now having all the character-building experiences of other upgraders. Cheers ausgumbie
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    Beware Ransomware Attack if upgrading to Win 10!

    Hi all I'm sure this is pointed up somewhere else but it probably doesn't hurt in the retelling for any upgrading from Windows 8 to 10. Received this from staysmartonline(Aust. Govt.) to which I subscribe: "Fake Windows 10 update leading to ransomware attack: Alert Priority High Ransomware...
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    Solved How do I know if my Windows 8.1 is genuine Windows?

    Awww I just typed a reply and hit "Mark as Solved" thinking it would post the reply at the same time. Learning Curve! Didn't. OK, long reply short... My new machine's "Get Win 10" app said system and file requirements were good and I managed to reserve Win 10 without setting off alarms. I'm...
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    Solved How do I know if my Windows 8.1 is genuine Windows?

    However - this just in... I have the new machine up at the moment (at uni using their bandwidth. My Telstra allowance for the month is about shot and I'm doling out what I've got over the next few days). The Get Win 10 icon has just appeared on the new machine's taskbar! Haven't checked what...
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    Solved How do I know if my Windows 8.1 is genuine Windows?

    Hy KYHI All the System popup says is: Windows Edition Windows 8.1 Then (c) Microsoft Corporation etc It doesn't say anything else about the version - just Windows 8.1 Cheers ausgumbie
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    Solved How do I know if my Windows 8.1 is genuine Windows?

    Hi all I'm a newbie - my apologies if anything here is amiss, if I'm in the wrong forum etc. I live in Brisbane Australia. I recently purchased a new laptop, from a major retail chain, which came pre-loaded with Windows 8.1. I assumed as soon as I did a few Windows updates after activating the...