1. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 133
    Windows 10 Pro (14393) / 7 Pro
       4 Weeks Ago #1

    Activating Windows 10 Pro with Windows 7 Pro OEM COA?


    Greetings.

    I have a question regarding Windows 10 activation. I have a system with a Windows 7 Pro COA, but I want to install Windows 10 via a clean install (the system is blank anyway)

    Can I use the key on the COA to activate Windows 10 Pro? Just wondering as the activation rules for 10 are pretty sketchy.

    Thanks.
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,385
    Windows 10 Pro
       4 Weeks Ago #2

    You should still be able to. The official free upgrade has ended but Microsoft activation servers, as of a couple days ago, are still handing out free activations of Windows 10.
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  3. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 133
    Windows 10 Pro (14393) / 7 Pro
       4 Weeks Ago #3

    Great! Thanks for the quick response

    edit: ​Works.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,385
    Windows 10 Pro
       4 Weeks Ago #4

    Thanks for the confirmation!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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