Windows 10: win 10 64 bit

  1.    09 Feb 2016 #1

    win 10 64 bit


    I bought a disc win 10 0em from newegg. ok here,s the question if I get a new motherboard I will be able to activate like win 7 right? clean install from dvd it has a license on the package.
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       09 Feb 2016 #2

    Fasedw said: View Post
    I bought a disc win 10 0em from newegg. ok here,s the question if I get a new motherboard I will be able to activate like win 7 right? clean install from dvd it has a license on the package.
    The OEM version is allowed to be installed and activated only on one computer and has to stay with it. The Retail or Upgrade version can be installed on a REPLACEMENT computer but not on 2 computers at the same time. A new motherboard may require Windows activation, may have to call Microsoft to do it, explain what was done.
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  3.    09 Feb 2016 #3

    [QUOTE=Berton;562583]The Retail or Upgrade version can be installed on a REPLACEMENT computer but not on 2 computers at the same time. [QUOTE]

    The upgrade version is only transferrable if the original Windows that was upgraded was retail. Upgrade an OEM version of Windows and it stays OEM.
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