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Reminder: Notice the friendly - please be civil.>Installation for retards:https://rentry.org/windows_for_retards
FAQ:>Where can I get the ISOs?>Where do I get Office?>Can I change edition post-install?
Read the paste: https://rentry.org/fwt>Is Optimize-Offline worth it?
No.>Should I debloat?
Only if you understand everything that you're going to be intentionally breaking.
If something doesn't work later, you probably broke it with some debloat memescript.>How do I activate Windows?https://github.com/luzeadev/winactivate
HWID mimics OEM activation to generate a permanent legitimate license.
(Does not work on VL editions, avoid VL editions unless you enjoy having to deal with KMS breaking and Windows unactivating)>How do I activate Office?https://rentry.org/fwt#kms_vl_all-by-abbodi1406
Installs a tiny KMS server emulator on your PC for activation. Not ideal as it trips AV sometimes and deactivates, but it's the only choice for Office. Alternatively, try Open/Libre Office and set it to save as Office file formats only.>>Which version should I get?>Home/Pro
Comes preinstalled with bloatware apps like games, music, news, weather, etc.>Education/Workstation/Enterprise
Comes with system apps.>LTSC/IoT LTSC
Comes with nothing, no apps, not even MS Store
Search LTSC-Add-MicrosoftStore if you need it.
There are no compatibility differences between versions, all programs/drivers will work on all versions of Windows.>LTSC or IoT LTSC?
LTSC meant for corporate PCs with 5 years security updates (KMS only).
IoT LTSC meant for retail/medical/etc PCs with 10 years security updates (HWID only).>Do I even need LTSC?
W10 Home/Pro/Edu/WS/Ent editions are all EoL in 10/2025 (2027 for LTSC) whereas IoT LTSC will be supported until 2032.>Is Windows 11 good?>Should I upgrade?
Not yet.>B-b-b-but muh Windows 7!
OpenShell or StartIsBack
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