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#1 dling

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 09:25 AM

I downloaded a win10 iso from microsoft. If i purchase an authentication code will that be good .

My son is running win 7 and I want to give him win 10.


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Posted 05 November 2018 - 04:51 PM

If it's a genuine retail key not OEM,.. than you should be fine. If your son ever wants to change computers. As long as the licence is no longer in use on the old computer, he can transfer the licence to the new one.

 

How to uninstall product key:

Press Windows key + X

Click Command Prompt (admin)

At the command prompt, type: slmgr.vbs -upk

 

Hit Enter, this will uninstall the product key from the computer and set it back to trial mode,

you are now free to use key on another computer.

 

If you buy an OEM key it is only good for original computer it is activated on, you can not transfer the licence.


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Posted 05 November 2018 - 05:22 PM

Yep any key will work on the M$ ISO. Keys are easy to find / buy if you are okay with OEM.


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Posted 06 November 2018 - 12:23 AM

Thanks for the reply's.


Case:Cooler Master Sniper / Motherboard : ASUS ROG Maximus X hero (wi-fi)/ CPU: Intel Core i7 8086K / CPU HS:Corsair H100i V2
VGA: Nvidia 2080TI FE / Memory: Corsair vengeance LPX  16GB DDR4 3600 / SSD's:Samsung  960 evo M.2 500 gig  for OS + Samsung EVO 840 250g +WD Blue 500g
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