1.    30 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    window 7 home prem

    Product key after wiping

    Can i still use my product key that microsoft gave to activate window 10 ,after i wipe my hard-drive?...I was thinking about selling my computer......I have already activate window 10 ,but i know after wiping the hard-drive,i would have to reinstall window 10
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  2.    30 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1,581
    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586

    When your window 10 is fully activated you don`t need any key for a clean new install. The registration is stored on MS Activation Servers.
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  3.    30 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 826
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro

    The current computer running Win10 is what is registered, NOT the hard drive. If you sell the current computer, move the hard drive to a new, or different, computer -- it will not reactivate because the hardware hash will be different. To reactivate on the new, or different computer, you would have to do the Upgrade all over again.
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