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What exactly can't I do with a non-activated version of Windows 10?

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User Info: HeliosMagi

HeliosMagi
3 months ago#1
I know that if I don't activate W10 I won't be able to change the desktop backround and I'll have a watermark on the lower right area of the screen. Is there anything else I lose by not activating? Is the watermark only on the desktop or is it always there even if I have a game playing in fullscreen?
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User Info: zxxcman

zxxcman
3 months ago#2
Watermark is going to be up in your face, unless they changed that from Windows 7.

Well, after the trial period ends, you're going to be unable to use windows at all. Back in the old win7 times, it was kinda easy to get around that and still use Windows, but they could've fixed/changed that.

https://www.reddit.com/r/windows/comments/3ph9cb/what_limitations_does_nonactivated_windows_10_have/

Verified, Windows becomes unusable after a certain amount of time. Use slmgr /dlv to find out the expiry date.
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