Windows 10: Windows 7 Pro MAK Key and Upgrade

  1.    28 Aug 2015 #1

    Windows 7 Pro MAK Key and Upgrade

    I am the admin for a small non-profit. We do not have a Volume License key per se, but we do have a MAK license key. Some of our laptops have been popping up with the "reserve your Windows 10" box.

    How would this work, considering we use a MAK key? I'm assuming the upgrade would work, but does this invalidate our key in any way? I only want to upgrade one laptop at this point, so I'm wondering if I should just use the OEM key that came with the laptop.
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       28 Aug 2015 #2

    The key will be whatever one the computer is currently activated with, which in your case would be the MAK key.
    You would have to change the product key to the one on the COA then do the upgrade. That should work.

    Right click on Computer then Properties. Use the Change product key link at bottom right.

    Is the MAK key from Techsoup? I've upgraded a couple of our 8.1s to 10 with no problems so far.
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