Windows 10 Upgrade for Personally Owned Computers (Faculty / Staff)

Upgrade from Windows 8/8.1 to Windows 10.  

Note: Faculty and staff are limited to one purchase of this software. You will receive an email from Kivuto OnTheHub after download is completed.

Standards and Versions

Only upgrades are available. Full installations of Windows operating systems are not available.

Qualifying Operating Systems under the UB Agreement:

  • Apple Macintosh (for use with Boot Camp, Parallels, VMWare, etc.)
  • Windows 8/8.1

Building a New Computer

If you build a computer from scratch and it is not loaded with an operating system:

  • You are not allowed to use the UB Windows Upgrade to install Windows
  • You must buy a full version of Windows (not available from UB)

Use of this product for system building is prohibited by Microsoft and UB. The Windows Upgrade product is required to be registered and activated to ensure it is legally obtained and installed.


Windows 10 Enterprise Upgrade purchase is available to:

  • UB Faculty who are paid by UB
  • UB Faculty Student Association employees
  • UB State employee (UUP, CSEA, MC, PEF)

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