MS Account shows 2 devices


Meebers

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This is my insider machine, previous W10 and now W11. Noticed on my account page, under devices, I have 2 devices for my account. I think??, it may have happened when I installed W11 and it changed and added a 2nd device for W11. The middle one shows the last W10 build, the far right one shows the current W11 build. Anything to be concerned about? Thinking I might remove the W10 device since most likely will not be going back? (Notice the different RAM assignments)
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My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    W10 21H2 19044.1620
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Self
    CPU
    AMD FX 8350
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte 990 FXA UD5 R5
    Memory
    32 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dual Asus VN248H
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    Crucial mx100, 2x WD 2TB
    PSU
    Antec 750
    Case
    CoolMaster HAF 912
    Cooling
    3 120 mm Fan
    Keyboard
    K345
    Mouse
    M275
    Internet Speed
    940/940
    Browser
    FF
    Antivirus
    MS Defender, MWB
  • Operating System
    W11 22000.556 / Linux Mint/Chrome OS
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    SELF
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600
    Motherboard
    ASUS B550-F
    Memory
    2x8GB
    Graphics card(s)
    MSI NVIDIA GEFORCE 710
    Sound Card
    Internal
    Monitor(s) Displays
    TCL 4K 43" TV
    Screen Resolution
    3840x2160
    Hard Drives
    NVME WD 1 TB, ADATA SP-550
    PSU
    800W
    Case
    Fractal Design Focus G Mid-Tower Case (Red)
    Cooling
    3 120mm Fan
    Mouse
    lOGITEC
    Keyboard
    LOGITEC
    Internet Speed
    940/940
    Browser
    FF/EDGE
    Antivirus
    MS -MWB

johnlgalt

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What is your current Windows PC name in Windows 11, DESKTOP-NAHFFIC or BIOSTAR? I', guessing BIOSTAR?

As for removing it - it is not hurting anything, and if you're forced to go back to 10 for whatever reason, that activation will still be there and setting it up will be a lot easier.

So, I say, keep it.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 21H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HomeBrew
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
    Motherboard
    MSI MEG X570 GODLIKE
    Memory
    4 * Corsair Vengeance 32 GB 3600 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING (12G-P5-3955-KR)
    Sound Card
    Realtek® ALC1220 Codec
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Eve Spectrum ES07D02 280 Hz QHD | Eve Spectrum ES07D03 4K Gaming Monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1440p | 4k
    Hard Drives
    3x Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe 4 M.2 2 TB SSD (MZ-V8P2T0B/AM)
    PSU
    PC Power & Cooling’s Silencer Series 1050 Watt, 80 Plus Platinum
    Case
    Fractal Design Define 7 XL Dark ATX Full Tower Case
    Cooling
    ZXT KRAKEN Z73 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (3x 120 mm push top) + Air 3x 140mm case fans (pull front) + 1x 120 mm (push back) and 1 x 120 mm (pull bottom)
    Keyboard
    SteelSeries Apex Pro Wired Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3 for Business
    Internet Speed
    Logitech MX Master 3 for Business
    Browser
    Nightly (default) + Firefox (stable),Chrome, Edge/ß/Dev/Canary
    Antivirus
    Defender
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 x64 Pro build 21H1
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Latitude E5470
    CPU
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz, 2501 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
    Motherboard
    Dell
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 520
    Sound Card
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 520 + RealTek Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell laptop display 15"
    Screen Resolution
    1920 * 1080
    Hard Drives
    Toshiba 128GB M.2 22300 drive
    INTEL Cherryvill 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A 180 GB SATA III SSD
    PSU
    Dell
    Case
    Dell
    Cooling
    Dell
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master (shared) | Dell TouchPad
    Keyboard
    Dell
    Internet Speed
    AT&T LightSpeed Gigabit Duplex
    Browser
    Edge Chromium | Chrome | Firefox Nightly | Brave
    Antivirus
    Defender + MB4

Meebers

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What is your current Windows PC name in Windows 11, DESKTOP-NAHFFIC or BIOSTAR? I', guessing BIOSTAR?

As for removing it - it is not hurting anything, and if you're forced to go back to 10 for whatever reason, that activation will still be there and setting it up will be a lot easier.

So, I say, keep it.

Yes you are correct, Biostar. OK keep it for the time being because the hardware etc is not W11 friendly. If things continue like MS has said will be forced back to W10.....Maybe? Tx
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    W10 21H2 19044.1620
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Self
    CPU
    AMD FX 8350
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte 990 FXA UD5 R5
    Memory
    32 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    Sound Card
    On Board
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dual Asus VN248H
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    Crucial mx100, 2x WD 2TB
    PSU
    Antec 750
    Case
    CoolMaster HAF 912
    Cooling
    3 120 mm Fan
    Keyboard
    K345
    Mouse
    M275
    Internet Speed
    940/940
    Browser
    FF
    Antivirus
    MS Defender, MWB
  • Operating System
    W11 22000.556 / Linux Mint/Chrome OS
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    SELF
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600
    Motherboard
    ASUS B550-F
    Memory
    2x8GB
    Graphics card(s)
    MSI NVIDIA GEFORCE 710
    Sound Card
    Internal
    Monitor(s) Displays
    TCL 4K 43" TV
    Screen Resolution
    3840x2160
    Hard Drives
    NVME WD 1 TB, ADATA SP-550
    PSU
    800W
    Case
    Fractal Design Focus G Mid-Tower Case (Red)
    Cooling
    3 120mm Fan
    Mouse
    lOGITEC
    Keyboard
    LOGITEC
    Internet Speed
    940/940
    Browser
    FF/EDGE
    Antivirus
    MS -MWB
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