I'm not sure how that fits in with this thread, though. More details about what you are trying to accomplish, or what you wish to avoid would be helpful in getting a more detailed answer. I guess time will tell. No need to enter product key when you do clean install, because the system will remember it I think it's tied to hardware and microsoft account you're using. On all 5 laptops the windows 10 key is identical. About turning one computer off to use another. Same with Windows It sucks but it's how they work.
Shhh, you still can personalize What is amusing is although you cannot personalize the computer, you still can. When users upgrade to Windows 10, the Windows 10 setup program checks the activation status of Windows and reports it to the activation servers. This strategy means that Windows 10 can be put everywhere with a tiny drawback. Question is can I use the. I've sorted out Windows 10 on 2 other machines not Dells and they've been really straight forward. What you need to do is download the exact copy of windows 10 that is on your pc and install it and skip any part that asks for the key. The product id are different but the product key are all the same.
This subreddit is suitable for both Office warriors and newbies. So I'll have to remove Windows from my Macbook after all, and use my Windows 8 installer and product key instead. Nope, you would get the same key. Now I no longer need to do that? If you have 2 licenses or both pcs are already licensed and you're upgrading, then it will work If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. I just edited the question to include the most important detail, that I wanted to use the same product key.
You cannot Install Windows 10 from the boot media. Know details about keys from subscription: Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. At least that's how I understand it. Personally if this is for some audit - track the keys you bought, the upgrade keys are free anyway. Tell us what you think by commenting down below. However, I'm running windows 10 education on my desktop pc as well.
Now i am doing a clean install of Windows 7 from Vista, so it'll wipe-out Office 2007. However, this just removes the watermark, but it will not allow you to personalize the computer. As a last resort, I could remove Windows from my Macbook, but I'd rather not if at all possible. I just bought a refurb E6420 with 4G memory and Windows 7 Pro on it. Will I be able to do so using the same product key for my current install? Choose your country of origin.
Microsoft wants Windows 10 on every computer because it is the Store and their services that are important. There is no hard and fast rule. Their devices will reactivate themselves after being upgraded to Windows 10, That functionality will be underpinned by a Windows 10 feature that will allow people to reinstall the operating system and hold onto their files—or delete the files entirely and start fresh. However saying all that my Dell laptop is being a pain and when I run the installer it keeps asking for a product key when neither of the others did. Is it possible to use two installations of Windows 10 on the same machine at the same time? Question is, would I be able to use the product key again? Under this agreement, we grant you the right to install and run one instance of the software on your device the licensed device , for use by one person at a time, so long as you comply with all the terms of this agreement. Prior to installing Windows 10, I confirmed that my Windows 7 was genuine.
Well it displayed internet explorer product key which is my windows 7 key then windows 10 key. I use Acronis True Image to make the image. Yeah, there are some tools, Belarc for one. This is incase your hdd crashs and you can't get it later. Actually we will get a corresponding Windows 10 product key automatically after upgrading to Windows 10 and we could try the following script to get it. Dial the 800 number and one of 3 things will happen. One ssd, two classic hard drives.
The Takeaway Microsoft has actually opened up Windows 10. Key worked for me and was not banned. I think this is whack. However, the characters shown uniquely identify your product key. Go to Settings The purchase runs through the Store like any app purchase, and you can just use your Credit Card, PayPal, or whatever payment methods you set up. On all 5 laptops the windows 10 key is identical. That has been said several million times now.
It works the same as with Windows 7. See this for instructions on how to join Windows Central. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. It is tiny, but it is there. Good to know - thanks for the info.