cloning my new laptop to my desktop

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    cloning my new laptop to my desktop

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    I have a new laptop. can I clone it to my old desktop?
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    windows 10

    No all the drivers will be wrong and it's illegal and you can't activate twice on two PC's
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 21H1

    Depends. Many times, Windows 10 will automatically install the drivers on the other system, but it will depend if you have a product key for Windows 10 on your old desktop, and it would have to be the same version of Windows.

    If not, you will need to buy a product key for your version of Windows, as it will not activate.

    Another thing as well, is it depends on what kind of BIOS both of your systems have. If they both have a UEFI Bios, it should boot, but if your laptop has UEFI and your old desktop is the Legacy Bios, then cloning wouldn't be a good idea, as it won't boot.
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