1.    2 Weeks Ago #1

    Windows key deactivated, after new mobo and cpu.


    I get this message to activate windows but when I do it says that I "don't have a valid digital license or product key" error code 0x803f7001
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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,227
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Hello, I assume you mean you have a valid Win 10 license, and that now you have changed the hardware and it's not activated, you'd like to know what to do.

    Can I refer you to:
    How to Use Your Free Windows 10 License After Changing Your PC’s Hardware

    - see under the heading
    How to Activate Your Windows 10 License After a Hardware Change

    and otherwise suggest you contact your regional MS activation support?

    More here:
    How to Reactivate Windows 10 After Changing Hardware
    Last edited by dalchina; 2 Weeks Ago at 16:13.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,389
    Windows 10 Pro
       2 Weeks Ago #3

    Windows 10 will deactivate itself because you changed the motherboard. Since you changed the motherboard, it is now on a new computer.

    Look at the last option here for "You recently made a significant hardware change":
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...troubleshooter
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