• lindy williams

    UX Researcher | Consultant

    Instructions to Find Your Product Key After Upgrading to Windows 10


    With the principal real update to Windows 10 (called the November Update) presently taking off to gadgets and PCs around the world, clients should take note of that there are changes about how permitting is taken care of. At the point when Windows 10 propelled in late July, the working framework expected PCs to have a real Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 permit introduced. On the off chance that you read our article on the most proficient method to decide the engineering, release, and channel of Windows as of now introduced, you'll see when you moved up to manufacture 10240, Windows kept up the authorizing status as indicated by the channel. So on the off chance that you overhauled from windows 8.1 keys  OEM or Retail, your free Windows 10 redesign would acquire those channels.


    With manufacture 10586, this isn't as plainly characterized since all moves up to the November Update are naturally characterized as from a retail channel. Concerning investigating issues with item initiation, this includes a touch of difficulty since PCs that fit the bill for the redesign, specifically, retail licenses, will utilize a default item key utilized by Windows 10 Home and Pro.


    One improvement presented with the November Update is the capacity to utilize your Retail or OEM item key to initiate Windows 10. The issue is the point at which you move up to Windows 10, particularly from Windows 8, and you experience glitches with item enactment, you typically don't have an item key. Fortunately, there's a free utility called ShowKeyPlus that will discover it for you. Here's the manner by which it works.


    Discover Windows 10 Product Key After Upgrade


    Subsequent to downloading it, remove the compress document at that point dispatch ShowKeyPlus.exe.


    Quickly, ShowKeyPlus will uncover your item key and permit data, for example,


    • Product Name


    • Product ID


    • The at present introduced key, which is the nonexclusive item key utilized by Windows 10 relying upon the version introduced.


    • The Original item key. This can be your Windows 7 or Windows 8 retail or OEM item key before overhauling. This is the item key you need on the off chance that you experience item enactment issues in Windows 10.


    • OEM Key OR Retail: ShowKeyPlus will check for the nearness of an OEM marker; that is the manner by which enormous name merchants actuate various machines at the industrial facility running Windows.


    In case you're experiencing item enactment issues, when you use ShowKeyPlus to locate your unique item key, you can utilize it to refresh the item key qualities in Windows 10.


    Toward the beginning of November, Microsoft rolled out huge improvements to its OneDrive stockpiling plans that wound up constraining the measure of capacity accessible to clients.


    Capacity that you got for nothing as a component of the administration will be decreased from 15 GB to 5 GB. We all here at gP, just as a great deal of other OneDrive clients weren't content with this choice by any means. You can peruse our editorial about it in our article: Microsoft's New OneDrive Storage Policy Punishes All Users for a Problem it Created.


    Fortunately, more clear heads won at Microsoft, and as a concession for those clients, the OneDrive Team is putting forth the chance to pick in until January 31st, 2016 to keep it.


    Keep Your Free 15 GB of OneDrive Storage



  • Skills

    Things I've picked up over the years


    User Experience Research

    Social Psychology

    Personality Psychology

    Cognitive Psychology



    User interviews
    Randomized/controlled research

    Perception-based research methods

    Focus groups

    Eye tracking usability studies


    Facebook Insights

    Google Analytics


    Adobe Photoshop

    Automata Theory

    Computer Graphics


    Multivariate Analysis 



    Hierarchical Linear Modeling

    Structural Equation Modeling

    Cluster Analysis

  • Experience

    Places and people I've worked with


    UX Researcher

    June 2015 - Current

    Full time


    Usability Specialist

    March - June 2015




    Aug 2012 - March 2015

    Full time

    Smart Design

    Research Associate

    Aug 2010- Aug 2012

    Full time  

  • Recommendations

    People I've had the privilege to work with

    Lewis Moore

    Interaction Designer at Google

    Lindy's passion for design is infectious, and she's a loyal user advocate, an amazing researcher and a fun person to work with. I’d work with her again in a heartbeat!

    Samantha Wang

    Product Manager at Google

    Lindy had an immediate and continuous impact on the product team's output at Redux. Her ability to focus on the team resulted in contributions that had a step-function impact in our performance as a team, and I believe she would have the same impact on any team that has the pleasure of working with her.

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