1.    03 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 19
    Win 10 Pro

    Bad Drive Reinstalling Win 10

    My laptop was upgraded from Win 7 to Win 10 in Dec 2015. The drive crashed last week and I am going to put a new one in. Will Win 10 find the COA from the previous install??? Or is there something else I need to do??
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  2.    03 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5,884
    Windows 10 Pro

    If you install the same version and edition of Windows 10 that you had installed before you can skip, do this later or "I don't have a product key" when asked for a product key and when connected to the internet Windows 10 will retrieve the digital entitlement for activation from the Microsoft activation servers and activate itself.
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  3.    03 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 19
    Win 10 Pro

    Thanks, that worked. Up and running.
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