1.    1 Week Ago #1
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Transfer licence to new motherboard Win10 Home AV

    Hello can you please tell me if it is possible to transfer my Windows 10 Home OEM (anniversary update) licence that i got by upgrading from Windows 8.1 Home OEM to a new PC, that is, i just want to upgrade my motherboard and cpu, ssd because of poor perfomance?
    Can I use the process that they added in the new anniversary update, that if you connect your licence to a Microsoft account you will be able to transfer it?

    Also once i transfer it, can i switch back to a local account and have it activated?
    Hope you help
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2

    The way I understand it, that is the idea of that wizard....

    What I'd like to know is if it's perpetual.. i.e how many different h/w scenarios can it be tansferred to ...(like eg. FPP Retail keys have a max of up to 10 activations)
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  3.    1 Week Ago #3
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    It works for Windows 10 OEM's upgraded for free from Windows 8/8.1 as well?
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  4.    1 Week Ago #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5,899
    Windows 10 Pro

    OEM licenses are not legally transferable to a new computer that you build by upgrading the motherboard and CPU. In order to be legal you have to purchase a new retail license for Windows for the new computer.
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