Windows 10: Can I upgrade and then clean install with a new HDD?

  1.    12 Dec 2015 #1

    Can I upgrade and then clean install with a new HDD?


    Hi all,

    I'm finally thinking to upgrade from W7 to W10.

    Here's the situation at the moment:
    1) 256GB System SSD
    2) 1TB data HDD
    3) 3TB Raid 1 HDD for backup

    I want to mount a new 500GB SSD as primary system drive, so I was thinking to use this occasion to put W10 into my machine.

    So my question is:

    Can I update to W10 as it is and then do a clean install changing the primary system drive while keeping the license?

    Thank you
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    12 Dec 2015 #2

    Yes. I would recommend running ShowKeyPlus from this forum to display your Windows 7 product key and which version it is for. Write it down and keep it.

    Solved Showkey - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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