Windows 10 Downgrade Rights OEM Editions

Posted: September 7, 2015 in Windows 10

Summary:   Windows 10 OEM Editions qualifying for downgrades to a prior operating system


  • Windows 10 Pro OEM Pre-installed is the only OEM edition qualifying for downgrade to a prior operating system
  • Windows 10 Pro OEM qualifies to downgrade to Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 7 Professional


  • Note: Windows 10 Retail editions(Home and Pro) ***Do Not***qualify for downgrading to a prior released operating system(e.g. Windows 7 or Windows 8)


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August 30, 2015: Original Draft

September 7, 2015: Original Published Date

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