Windows 10: Must a clean install be on the same machine to Activate with a Win 7
Must a clean install be on the same machine to Activate with a Win 7
Must a clean install be on the same machine to Activate with a Win 7 or 8 key?
You don't need to enter a key at all if you are activated on 10 already when doing a clean install.
If you enter a key it will tell you it is use and not accept it if you have used it elsewhere
At least it did for me when I tried to activate a generation 2 Hyper-V VM after a generation 1 VM (made by mistake) with same key. Second activation my 7 key was rejected as it was "in use on another computer"
just clean installed on Hyper-V, used another key. Success.
Clean install of W10 not possible in Virtual Machine it won't activate. I just thought I would report one of my testings.
I installed windows 7 retail in the virtual machine and it activated. I upgraded to windows 10 and it activated. I...
If I understood this : 37447 clearly, then does it mean that Windows will activate itself from some Windows activation servers that are somehow written into my hardware even if I do a clean install deleting everything in my Windows partition?
I've performed a clean install of Windows 10, but can't activate as I don't have a Windows 10 key.
I had been running Windows 8.1. I hadn't yet received the green light from Microsoft to download/upgrade, so I downloaded the Windows 10 media...
I have just completed a clean install of windows 10 (the upgrade from windows 7 failed 5 times) and I cant work out how to activate my copy. I reserved my copy on windows 7 but it is now asking for a serial key?
This is my main PC and I...
Yesterday, I did a clean install of build 10162, and during the install, I was prompted to insert my key. I clicked skip, and now if I go to "Activation", it says "Windows is not activated". I tried this and it did not work. What should I do ?