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    New forum?

    Is it possible to have two Win 10 forums, one for the normal Win 10 questions and one for Insider questions? I'm not an insider so don't really have any interest in reading these, but on occasion have wondered what the thread was about before realising it was an insider issue. It seems to me that it would be better to keep the two issues apart.
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    @ access-mdb

    I am quite comfortable with the present arrangement.

    I have a Win10 Pro Insider Preview Desktop PC and a Win10 Home RTM laptop.

    Surely what presents for the moment as being confusing should not continue as confusing in the longer term. From the outset of the "Insider Preview" program it was understood that by participating in the "Insider Preview" program each participant would receive a fully activated Win10 Pro once the "Insider Preview" program completes July 29 2016 (or am I mistaken?).
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    Sorry, I didn't know that the insider program would stop on the 29th July - I assumed it would continue as Win 10 (or whatever it will be called) is developed further.
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    I'm not overly confident that Win 10 will be fully developed by 29th July and whether Insider ends then or not because of it.

    We'll just have to wait and see how much mayhem the anniversary upgrade causes for some.

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    I'm afraid you're mistaken on both counts Coochin.

    The Insider Preview program doesn't have an end date and participants are not entitled to a fully activated version of Windows. See here for details.

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    It would be better if we would all encourage posters to include the SKU, version, and build number.
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    Perhaps a separate Win10 Insider section? Or use the Beta section?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP517 View Post
    It would be better if we would all encourage posters to include the SKU, version, and build number.
    That's a good idea.
    How do we get the SKU?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmptrgy View Post
    That's a good idea.
    How do we get the SKU?
    SKU is either Home, Pro, or Enterprise.
    Joe

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