Windows 10: Transfer Win 10 to new PC Solved

  1.    13 Apr 2016 #1

    Transfer Win 10 to new PC


    Windows 7 was upgraded to Windows 10 (32 bit). I have done a couple of clean installs since. I have built a new desktop and would like to transfer windows 10 (32 bit) to new comp and at the same time install 64 bit version. How do I go about it? Windows 7 was given to me as a gift by a friend who I think bought 3 copies in a package deal. Thanks
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  2.    13 Apr 2016 #2

    You are going to have to install the Windows 7 64-bit on the new computer, activated with the Windows 7 product key, then upgrade that to Windows 10 64-bit. At the same time, you must remove all Windows from the old computer.

    Or purchase another Windows license for the new computer.
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  3.    14 Apr 2016 #3

    There's no reason to dual boot the same OS, either. If you need to run some old 16-bit software that doesn't run on Windows 10 x64, you can virtualize an older OS. No need to over-complicate a setup. You would need two Windows 10 licenses to do what you want.

    Chances are, there's a better, cheaper way of doing what you want to accomplish.
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