Windows 10: Transfer licence to new motherboard Win10 Home AV

  1.    17 Oct 2016 #1

    Transfer licence to new motherboard Win10 Home AV

    Hello can you please tell me if it is possible to transfer my Windows 10 Home OEM (anniversary update) licence that i got by upgrading from Windows 8.1 Home OEM to a new PC, that is, i just want to upgrade my motherboard and cpu, ssd because of poor perfomance?
    Can I use the process that they added in the new anniversary update, that if you connect your licence to a Microsoft account you will be able to transfer it?

    Also once i transfer it, can i switch back to a local account and have it activated?
    Hope you help :)
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  2.    17 Oct 2016 #2

    The way I understand it, that is the idea of that wizard....

    What I'd like to know is if it's perpetual.. i.e how many different h/w scenarios can it be tansferred to ...(like eg. FPP Retail keys have a max of up to 10 activations)
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  3.    17 Oct 2016 #3

    It works for Windows 10 OEM's upgraded for free from Windows 8/8.1 as well?
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  4.    17 Oct 2016 #4

    OEM licenses are not legally transferable to a new computer that you build by upgrading the motherboard and CPU. In order to be legal you have to purchase a new retail license for Windows for the new computer.
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