Thats why its always advisable to install older Windows version first and then install the newer Windows version. made the ISO file as well and mounted it but after running setup.exe it still asked for a product key. So I'm thinking, maybe I need to 'copy' the product key from the upgraded win10, to the SSD win10? Reply Andre Da Costa May 1, 2016 at 7:38 am # No, you must use your own installation ID. have a peek here
If your previous OS is genuine and activated, Windows 10 will automatically activate itself. That is the deal. Moreover, Microsoft states one must be on the latest Windows 8.1 version (which is 8.1.1 or 8.1 update) to get the free upgrade. Thanks.
Now, after updates, I'm 10 Pro, but not activated. Reply vinchenzo December 20, 2016 at 9:39 am # done it lots of times for may years on may different pc's that i repaired for a certain company Marc February 28, A. As far as activation goes, you may still have to call MS to reactivate, but the information they need regarding the key should get transferred using the recovery drive method: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wiki/windows_10/how-to-create-a-recovery-drive-for-reinstalling/58df9c7d-84de-4652-9952-8bac34abc6c5
This license allows you to install only one instance of the software for use on one device, whether that device is physical or virtual. IT IS ONLY LEGAL TO ACTIVATE THAT SOFTWARE ON THE COMPUTER FOR WHICH AN APPROPRIATE LICENSE EXISTS. Because the Windows 10 license was previously in use on another computer, you will need to reactivate by telephone or use Contact Support. Windows 10 Iso What my question is can I use the upgrade on my new pc?
mowerjcFeb 28, 2010, 12:52 AM Hello,can i install windows 7 oem on a different computer? 6 answers Last reply Feb 28, 2010 More about install windows computer The_ProphecyFeb 28, 2010, 12:54 Use this option only if you are experiencing difficulty doing so from within Settings. A.NO ALL ABOUT WINDOWS INSIDER PERKS Q.I am a Windows 10 Insider. see this A.NO Q.
Login or register to post comments Showing 1-50 of 118 itemsprev 1 2 3 next Please Log In or Register to post comments. Buy Windows 10 In this article, I will list out the official installation options for Microsoft for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. My current system is nearly 5 years old and I would like to update it later this year. They can be occasionally useful.
Steve Krause December 7, 2016 at 4:29 pm # At this point, I defer to Microsoft: https://www.microsoft.com/OEM/en/licensing/sblicensing/Pages/transfer_oem_licenses.aspx The information there is pretty close to english. https://www.cnet.com/how-to/clean-install-windows-10/ OC After doing step 3 which is going back to Windows 7, will a dual boot menu showing w7 and w10 comes up when I reboot the machine? How To Install Windows 10 What makes it more irritating is that Microsoft seems to be all over the place. How To Uninstall Windows 10 You may use the software on up to two processors on the licensed computer at one time.
will the old key work for the win 7 ? http://ovmonline.com/windows-10/install-windows-7-home-premium-on-a-new-windows-10-machine.html Enter your Windows 7 or Windows 8.0/8.1 product key then click Next to activate. Now you have two Windows 10 in your computer: one which was upgraded from Windows 7/8.1 and the other which was clean installed. But, I believe that I have two problems. Download Windows 10
Mo Hi VG! The OEM media can be used to install onto another computer that has an OEM license that matches the one required to activate that OEM version. BTW, do you have tutorial about how to boot using Windows 10 setup disc or bootable USB and try to repair boot loader? Check This Out Surely Microsoft can provide another means to this end?
Reply Andre Da Costa June 1, 2016 at 9:44 pm # After July 29th, that opportunity will be lost. Buy Windows 7 Login or register to post comments WinObs Follow on Jul 29, 2015 Sorry but I did this very thing myself so it does work. I have read comments that one should disconnect the drive on which XP resides before doing an upgrade to Win 10 on the other drive.
It's been years since I've had 2 operating systems on my computer. Can I install multiple Windows 7 Pro on the same PC or on the VM and upgrade them to Windows 10. People who want to perform clean installation of Windows 10, first need to upgrade their existing Windows 7/8.1 to Windows 10 using "Get Windows 10" app or "Windows 10 Media Creation Windows 10 Free NO.
Mo Hi VG! Can I wait past the 12 month free period? Then boot into Windows 10 of C: drive and now you can format E: drive to get free space. this contact form So definitely I am not going to use current Windows 8.1 license on that laptop.
Login or register to post comments WinObs Follow on Jul 29, 2015 My understanding is the answer to that is yes and an interim upgrade back to Windows 7 would not Thanks! Brian uk I have an HDD switch on my pc Can I fit another HDD to my computer then clone my existing C drive, then upgrade 1 of the drives to I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics.
Tristin Torres I don't own Windows 10 and I have Windows 7 on my machine if I clone my drive and upgrade the second partition will it still be activated on I now want to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 but still keep my Windows XP with its numerous applications acquired over many years. Login or register to post comments iisfitblud on Jul 30, 2015 I have a dell desktop with W7 Pro installed and have the key on it too. So can I move my free upgrade license to a new computer or not?
Just like you can steal your neighbor's car if the keys are there and if you were to go someplace where you could not be found or changed the identification on Need help? You need a retail or OEM version that hasn’t been used—or has been thoroughly removed from another computer. VG ^^ You can try yourself in one computer but I doubt it'll work.
Thanks/Regards. Check out my post from this morning - How to make sure your free copy of Windows 10 is activated - to see how activation is handled without product keys. In the... What I was gonna do was, Take the toolkit on the Microsoft site and load it on a USB.
Login or register to post comments WinObs Follow on Jul 28, 2015 All good questions that we continue to wait on Microsoft to provide clarification on or learn for ourselves as All done just need to rollback to the W7 Question do I need to go back into bios and rest it to the settings it had before I changed it to You then can use this flash drive to upgrade or install Windows on any computer.Enlarge ImageDouble clicking on the Setup file will begin the upgrading process. So do i have to do all this "reset" or clean install windows when i assemble my new pc?
Thank you for that. YES. Ghislain Hi VG!