If clean install is needed

  1.    01 Jan 2017 #1

    If clean install is needed

    Hi I bought a windows 10 laptop removed the drive and fitted SSD drive cloned the original drive,what would happen if for any reason I had to reinstall windows 10 i dont have a product key! Would I need a product key?do i need to keep the original drive with the operating system on it?cheers
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  2.    01 Jan 2017 #2

    Use showkey plus in this forum:

    It should show you a Windows 10 product key in UEFI (OEM key). If it does when you run Windows setup it will automatically read that product key and not ask you to enter one and will automatically install the same version of Windows 10 the product key is for - assuming you download the correct version of Windows 10 from Microsoft.
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  3.    01 Jan 2017 #3

    Thanks for the info I can format the original 2tb drive and use for storage.thanks again for your advice.
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