Windows 10: Windows 10 on a Windows 7 machine that has XP?

  1.    30 Jul 2015 #1

    Windows 10 on a Windows 7 machine that has XP?


    My dad has a computer that used to have windows 7 but something went wrong and he didn't have an installation disk. He had to just load the PC with XP. I'm just wondering if it would be possible to get windows 10 on his computer.
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  2.    31 Jul 2015 #2

    Let's say that it was a Dell with OEM Windows 7. You can download a DVD from their site to reinstall Windows 7.

    Drivers Downloads | Dell US


    Their DVD won't ask you for a key and will activate with the key built into the BIOS. Once that activates, you can then upgrade that to Windows 10 for free.

    HP, Lenovo, Asus, etc. have similar Windows 7 downloads that only work for their OEM products.
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