1.    05 Oct 2016 #1
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    Ok I have my system backed up with Macrium,no here is the problem. Geating ready to upgrade computer with new Motherboard,CPU, SSD Drives,will my backup work on all this new stuff? Will Activation be a problem?

    Thanks Z
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  2.    05 Oct 2016 #2

    It won't activate with the backed-up files... but new digital activation still works (i.e using a valid Win 7/8 key or genuine ticket method) - the deadline has ended but it's still open for new digital entitlements.
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  3.    05 Oct 2016 #3
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    Thank You So to be correct all I need to do before the upgrade is to create a new digital key from current system?
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  4.    05 Oct 2016 #4
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    For major hardware changes like this, provided your current system is activated you can link the Digital Licence to your Microsoft account.

    ..This can help you reactivate Windows using the Activation troubleshooter if you make a hardware change later, such as replacing the motherboard.
    Tutorial: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...ows-10-pc.html
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  5.    05 Oct 2016 #5
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    Current System is activated on a local account, this is how new computer will run too.
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  6.    05 Oct 2016 #6

    Quote Originally Posted by zplugger View Post
    Thank You So to be correct all I need to do before the upgrade is to create a new digital key from current system?
    Yup... use the activation migration tool with an MSA to register the digital entitlement then do the H/W change.
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  7.    05 Oct 2016 #7
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    Perfect Thank You
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