Windows 10: New OS SSD Drive
New OS SSD Drive
I'm confused with what, if I anything, that I need to do in order to activate Windows 10 once I replace/upgrade my OS SSD. I originally was able to take advantage of the free Windows 7 to 10 upgrade. What do I need to do with regard to activation once I re-install windows 10 on the new SSD. Where do I obtain the Windows 10 installation file from?
Download the Windows 10 ISO file:
Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums
Burn a DVD from the ISO file or make a Windows 10 installation USB flash drive:
USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
Clean install Windows 10:
Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums
At step 7 click the link indicated:
OK, thanks for this but what will occur once I click the link please?
Nothing , it is actually the same as the old SKIP for now Button , Windows will auto activate after Windows is Installed all on it's own if the same computer is reactivated with the same Motherboard.
Win10 is not effected by a new HDD/SSD like Win7 could be , it is tied to the MB now and even then it will usually update anyway especially if it was a Retail Win10 Upgrade.
Great info, thanks for taking the time to reply, greatly appreciated.
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