Operating System Windows 10 - Is it worth upgrading for a MP HTPC? (1 Viewer)

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    I Upgraded to win 10 from win 7 on my htpc about 2 months ago. usually i would recommend upgrade (for digital authorization free license) then do a format + fresh installation, however I haven't got around to doing a format yet.

    I haven't had any issues with win 10. the performance is marginally better. the main reason for the upgrade was 3d support in madvr requires win 8.1 or win 10. madashi who is the developer for madvr thinks that win 8.1 is currently the best OS for video quality, stability and rendering, however the differences between win 8.1 and win 10 are minimal.
     

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    i would recommend upgrade (for digital authorization free license) then do a format + fresh installation,
    That's no longer necessary. You can now immediately install a full Win 10 (Media Creation Tool) using your own Win 7 license key without having to go through an upgrade process first.
     
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    You can read out it from your installation easily.
    E.G. with Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder.
     

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