No, there is no legal way as we are talking about legal ways only!Is there a way for me to get Windows 10 free?
In July 2015, Microsoft announced that within a year any user can obtain upgrade to Windows 10 for free if his computer compatible. Then then this process became paid and remains so.
One way or another, but having a Home Version of Windows 7, you will have to pay for a new Windows 10 Home in the coming year in any case - so, if I were you, I would have done it today when the new system is already installed. The programs that you bought with your computer many years ago did not go away, they stayed on the special system hidden partition of your hard drive from which you made the Factory Restore. I believe that if you call HP Customer Support, they will help you to extract it from there, if you want. Another thing, does it make sense?If not, can I use the old Windows 7 software that we used to do the repave?
As far as I understand, you don't use anything from that old software - even the Norton protection suite was successfully changed to Avast. All other stuff, as games mostly, you can download from WildTangent or different other sites, as well as it was done for browsers.
To receive free updates and first of all to be protected, you must have a legal version of the Windows 10 system, that is, pay for a license.