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If you request this upgrade product today, you'll be able to download the Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise upgrade through the VLSC.
Windows is Microsoft's desktop operating system. This description applies to the Enterprise edition, but you can choose to download and install either the Pro or Enterprise edition through the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Centre if you request this product.
This donation provides one Windows upgrade license. You should request one upgrade license for each computer you are upgrading. See the Product Use Rights Summary for Desktop Operating Systems for specific licensing details.
You can choose to download the current version or the previous version of this software. You can find out which version is the current one in the Microsoft Title Groups document. In addition, you can download the software in the 32-bit or 64-bit version and also in any language that's available.
If you have system administration experience, you can use Windows Enterprise with Windows Server to
Only certain editions of the Windows operating system qualify for upgrade licenses under TechSoup's Volume Licensing agreements with Microsoft. See the system requirements to make sure your device qualifies.
If your device doesn't meet the requirements for an upgrade product, you might be eligible for a full operating system license through Microsoft's Get Genuine Windows Agreement for Small and Medium Organisations programme.
Read more about Windows features in TechSoup's What's New in Windows 10.
With Windows, your organisation can choose between two types of volume license keys for product activation: a Key Management Service (KMS) license key or a Multiple Activation Key (MAK). A Key Management Service (KMS) key for Windows is available to your organisation by default on the Microsoft Volume Licensing website; that is, this is the only type of key you will see unless you request a MAK.
A KMS key requires at least 25 computers on a network for activation. If your organisation has fewer than 25 computers, you should request a MAK from the Volume Licensing website after receiving this product.
Installing this product requires you to download the software from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Centre (VLSC) and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product.
The license key allows you to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for. This quantity is specified in the email you receive from Technology Trust after you request this product.
Expect two emails:
Under the Software Assurance programme, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.
To install this operating system, you must have a licensed installation of one of the following operating systems on the device where you are installing the upgrade:
You cannot upgrade from any Home edition of Windows.
Additional requirements to use certain features. See the full system requirements.
Product functionality and appearance might vary with system configuration.
This programme is currently available only to eligible UK Registered Charities
Products will be distributed to eligible organisations only, not to individuals, and within the Microsoft Guidelines.
Organisations which provide the following types of services MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:
Additional types of organisations MAY be eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme, including:
The following types of organisations are NOT eligible to receive Microsoft donations through this programme:
Provided an organisation meets the Eligibility Criteria for the Microsoft Software Donations Programme, donation requests can be made in line with the following entitlement guidelines:
Please see Microsoft Software Donations Programme FAQs for further information.