Why Windows is FREE Now

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  • Death Miku MEOW

    Death Miku MEOW

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    no mention of the data mining features?

  • raja azhar saeed

    raja azhar saeed

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    https://www.baymack.com/rajaazharsaeed220

  • NoizyBoy201

    NoizyBoy201

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Thought this was Toby Maguire talking about Windows

  • Lomkey

    Lomkey

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Forget to add Microsoft tracks everything you do on windows 10 to have better way to target you use. Microsoft knows everything your hiding in that folder mark xxx they know what your in too.

  • lurkIT

    lurkIT

    8 klukkustundum síðan

    Unactivated window copies still working since 2018. Now 2020, well done, well done.
    /thread

  • M

    M

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    It's free, because they sell our data.

  • Linda Muvic

    Linda Muvic

    10 klukkustundum síðan

    Loved the milking mime.

  • Triple Dot

    Triple Dot

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Just download KMS auto

  • Bolledッ

    Bolledッ

    14 klukkustundum síðan

    A few years ago i updated from windows 7 to 10 pro for free from a notification on my taskbar or some shit

  • Strings of Fate

    Strings of Fate

    18 klukkustundum síðan

    That window 7/8.1 life

  • Know One

    Know One

    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Why Windows is FREE Now..because it has gotten so crappy and so dumbed down that even Bill Gates feels guilty for charging money for it.

  • Richard Axtmann

    Richard Axtmann

    23 klukkustundum síðan

    *caugh*
    libre office
    *caugh*

  • Richard Axtmann

    Richard Axtmann

    23 klukkustundum síðan

    OR YOU COULD GET A GOOD OPERATING SYSTEM LIKE SOME LINUX DISTROS XD

  • Kevin Omega

    Kevin Omega

    Degi Síðan síðan

    they make it FREE cuz they injected it of lots of bloatwares.

  • Tselmen Enkhbat

    Tselmen Enkhbat

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Someone Help
    I got page fault in nonpaged area in my Windows 7
    It is BCCODE 50
    I ran Windows Memory diagnostic tool
    Also i run chksk and sfc scannow
    I cant start Last Known Good Configuration because it crashes with bsod 0x000007b
    I can enter safe mode
    I want to upgrade to Windows 10
    I dont have any disc or usb
    Also when i enter startup repair it just starts Windows normally
    Please help

  • LelNub69

    LelNub69

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Oh you mean suprise mechanics?

  • Bhuvnesh Mittal

    Bhuvnesh Mittal

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Well there was a trick to remove that watermark also by running a a specific program in cmd which lets you to make your own product key and then when asked for activation you can enter the same. It had worked for me 2-3 years ago.

    • Caitlin550

      Caitlin550

      Degi Síðan síðan

      That's illegal and not recommended. At anytime, we can shutdown the servers, and hence loosing your activation. I don't work on Windows but on Xbox, and I have a good friendship with the folks that work on activation. Source: I work at MSFT on Xbox Game Pass (Xbox division)

  • Sandhya XD

    Sandhya XD

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I thought he is Tobey Maguire

  • Omar Bartolini

    Omar Bartolini

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Windows 7, you can continue to use it. Is very well and stable, since the OS itself is ROCK SOLID compared to Windows 10. Regarding of the bugs and vulnerabilities insecurity are all mostly TARGETED ATTACKS. Just secure your browser and a good antivirus-antimalware software and you're good to go.

  • skyr3x

    skyr3x

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Tech youtuber: *exists*
    LinusTechTips: Allow me to introduce myself

  • skyr3x

    skyr3x

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Maybe this will shut up some of the arch linux users acting like vegans

  • Hunting Trapping 101

    Hunting Trapping 101

    2 dögum síðan

    Never going to Windows 10. Have had Windows 7 for years, great. Windows 10 is horrible!

    • A D

      A D

      5 klukkustundum síðan

      *Ransomeware wants to know your location*

  • Hmm Doh

    Hmm Doh

    2 dögum síðan

    Microsoft : I can’t beat ps4 with or Xbox one, I can’t beat apple iOS or Android amount of users
    We beat all with window 10 hmmm hahahaha

  • Keith Smith

    Keith Smith

    2 dögum síðan

    After trying to stop the spying Micro$oft does on any Windows 10 computer, I said"To hell with that" and switched to Linux. I don't game and for me, now My data is out of Micro$oft's hands and secure. OH, BTW I use adblockers too as the only good ad is no ad.

  • Elander

    Elander

    2 dögum síðan

    Unsure if this is patched, but afair you can just type "control color" in a Run window to access the old color settings for Windows and it'll keep the setting even if you're on unactivated Windows, still works on my WS2016 VMs atleast.

  • Jynx Draxxin

    Jynx Draxxin

    2 dögum síðan

    Nope I've had enough of Microsoft shilling...

  • cgarzs

    cgarzs

    2 dögum síðan

    Winblows sucks. Linux is better and free.

  • Style

    Style

    2 dögum síðan

    me clicking on it after buying windows 10
    seriously i literally bought it December i got so mad when i saw this title

  • Ebenezer ks

    Ebenezer ks

    2 dögum síðan

    It is free upgrade version or the iso new operating system full free download?

  • The Raven

    The Raven

    2 dögum síðan

    Spying. There, I said it for you.

  • Quinton Porter

    Quinton Porter

    3 dögum síðan

    Kmspico. Nuff said.

    • Caitlin550

      Caitlin550

      Degi Síðan síðan

      That's illegal and not recommended. Source: I work at MSFT on Xbox Game Pass (Xbox division)

  • You Are

    You Are

    3 dögum síðan

    Windows wasn’t free before....?

  • Brisson Kévin

    Brisson Kévin

    3 dögum síðan

    Because building a PC is already annoying enough on your wallet, the fucking operating system should be free.

  • Saheb Saha

    Saheb Saha

    3 dögum síðan

    I hate it when Ads load faster than the actual Video 😡😡

  • Gabriel Majin

    Gabriel Majin

    3 dögum síðan

    Some fun facts :
    1.with one line of text in cmd u can remove the need for activation and the watermark.
    2.that windows is gonna update with no problems.
    This has been basic knowledge since win7.
    The main reason ppl use win10 is for gaming since u're forced to use it. If u don't game Linux is the waaaaay better choice.

  • Señorita Abril

    Señorita Abril

    3 dögum síðan

    I was able to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 10, also my Office 365 works fine for free.

  • AFugy

    AFugy

    3 dögum síðan

    The many calls to get a new Windows key.

  • Neil Roy

    Neil Roy

    3 dögum síðan

    I can't complain. I actually like Windows 10. It hasn't been perfect, but I recall FAR MORE problems when I moved from XP to Windows 7. My move to Windows 10 was fairly event free. Only ONE program I used on 7 didn't work on 10, and it was a Microsoft program, ironically, for my camera, which is also Microsoft. But the built in camera software that came with 10 is actually better, so not an issue. I haven't seen much in the way of ads on it at all yet. Could be due to my not adopting it until June of 2019 and following a few online videos about what to disable when I installed it.
    I have tried out Linux, and while it has come a long ways and is a much better experience, I still prefer Windows by a country mile over it. If I HAD to I would make the switch, but I hope it never comes to that as I really love how Windows works, and I think this is a very nice way for them to do it. I don't think they get enough credit to be honest. There have been problems with 10, but in the past, they had problems as well and always managed to fix them.

  • Drew Miller

    Drew Miller

    3 dögum síðan

    i still havent activated my windows and have had this pc for over 2 years

  • Injlo Rams

    Injlo Rams

    3 dögum síðan

    Link? Dislike 👎

  • Unknown Username

    Unknown Username

    4 dögum síðan

    Don’t forget data theft & the resale of it, which is why Windows 10 is bundled with a crap ton of spyware. If you’re tech savvy you can turn most of it off, which is why most ppl with a lick of sense use Windows 7 still

  • We The People

    We The People

    4 dögum síðan

    Mac has been Free for years, and without all the Windows Bloat, and Virus that it picks up,

  • Dread Reaper

    Dread Reaper

    4 dögum síðan

    Strange i newer pay anything 4 any OS and i always got updates and ewerything that goes with it...

  • EastAngliaUK

    EastAngliaUK

    4 dögum síðan

    they want your data

  • wolf family okey

    wolf family okey

    4 dögum síðan

    I bet they will force u to pay them for security later like u want an upgrade pay us 99 dollars u want to download somthing pay us i bet something like that will happen beacuse why wouled they just randomly make it free for everyone so yeah its going to be like EA asking ur money for everything like most of the companys would do ;-;

  • shiro cat

    shiro cat

    4 dögum síðan

    Clippy loot box I don’t want it lol

  • shadowdance4666

    shadowdance4666

    4 dögum síðan

    I’m still on windows 7

  • King Hoffbeers

    King Hoffbeers

    4 dögum síðan

    Awesome info!!!! 😁👍👍

  • bobpeters61

    bobpeters61

    4 dögum síðan

    If you use Windows, then you are Microsoft's product. They are now in the spyware/data harvesting business.

  • HüskyVoicę

    HüskyVoicę

    4 dögum síðan

    I think they made this free to destroy the Windows of the people with pirated copies through updates but its just a hunch

  • Joe Anon

    Joe Anon

    4 dögum síðan

    It's free because they should be paying us to use it at this point. If at any point you've paid more than about $10 for a key, you got soaked. But that's just the opinion of someone who's supported Microsoft products since DOS. I use linux but for 1 gaming machine and 1 portable with a few windows specific tools like fusion360. I feel dirty every time the OS updates. Like I need to get checked for std's or something. Can you tell I'm not a fan? Their latest windows insider update broke my fusion360 install and the installer. Nothing they suggested could have fixed the issue. A full reset didn't work, a fresh reinstall of 1909 was required. Neither Autodesk nor Microsoft had any answers until after I (and others stuck with the issue) found a horrible solution but a solution none the less. I still have sealed copies of win95 I was forced to purchase with pc's. Were I able, I could have stood in line and got the refund they owed me. Canadians weren't included in the settlement. I upgraded a windows 7 laptop with zero issues over Christmas.

  • BetterTelevision

    BetterTelevision

    4 dögum síðan

    don't give them ideas 3:38

  • Jaylyn Velez

    Jaylyn Velez

    4 dögum síðan

    Woah wait, how do I get the watermark version

  • Plenus

    Plenus

    4 dögum síðan

    Because you pay with your data

  • Misael Aquino

    Misael Aquino

    4 dögum síðan

    No sé lo que dice, pero it's true.

  • G73DZ

    G73DZ

    4 dögum síðan

    Buys iphone , " i can barely afford noodles" throw away that shit lmao

  • mnd

    mnd

    4 dögum síðan

    Been using with a cheap licence key and never had any problems. 10EUR isn't that bad to get the watermark away and full features.

  • Robert Barcenas

    Robert Barcenas

    4 dögum síðan

    Its NOT FREE still requires keycode. So NO its not a freemium even when you download ISO! Send me Link to FREE Windows 10 that do not request a keycode.

  • Gamer Boy

    Gamer Boy

    4 dögum síðan

    Nothing is free...you might not pay with money but you pay with your data...R.I.P privacy

  • Michele Whiting

    Michele Whiting

    5 dögum síðan

    Didn't I see a leak of Windows 11 just recently?