1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       13 Sep 2015 #1

    Windows key error when trying to reinstall windows 10

    Hi all,
    I am currently running windows 10.
    I did an upgrade and clean install from windows 8.1.

    Now I want to reinstall windows 10, but when I'm entering the windows 10 or 8.1 key I receive an invalid key.

    What can I do in order to get a valid windows key to work with the new windows 10 installation?

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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       13 Sep 2015 #2

    I'll assume that you are trying to do a clean instillation of Win10.. and if that's true you don't need to enter a key. In fact when you're prompted to enter one.. press skip.. it might be up to 3 times.

    The key for Win10 is set up on your PC when you do the upgrade process and it's not necessary to enter it again.

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