1.    18 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
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    Windows 10

    Reinstall with new Motherboard? Win10


    I've purchased all the components for my new PC..and it includes a completely new chipset on the motherboard (1151). I recently purchased a windows 10 key from here (Windows 10 Home 32-bit/64-bit English International: Amazon.co.uk: Software). The USB flash drive Home version.

    I've read around that with windows 10, if you upgrade your motherboard then you need to purchase a new key. I was planning on reinstalling it anyway.

    Just wanted to ask if anybody knows if this is a retail version or an OEM?

    For my new PC, I have upgraded everything apart from my SSD and HDD's

    Thanks
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  2.    18 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Run Showkey plus from this forum and it will tell you if your product key is retail or OEM:

    Showkey - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    18 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2016
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    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Run Showkey plus from this forum and it will tell you if your product key is retail or OEM:

    Showkey - Windows 10 Forums
    Thanks for the response. When I get home I will test it and get back to you. Cheers
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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