1.    27 Nov 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Will my activation key work on another PC?


    Hey,

    So, if i install Windows 10 on a flash drive from my PC and then install it on another. Can I use my activation key to activate Windows again?
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  2.    27 Nov 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,636
    Windows 10 Pro

    Installing more than one copy of Windows with one license violates the EULA and is pirating.

    This tutorial contains information about moving your license/activation from one computer to another:
    Activation Troubleshooter - Use in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    But the first install must be removed from the first computer after the second computer is activated from the same license.
    Last edited by NavyLCDR; 27 Nov 2016 at 13:55.
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  3.    27 Nov 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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    Ah, okay then. Guess I won't do it.
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  4.    27 Nov 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2014
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    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    And Activation will be an issue, as mentioned the Product Key can be used only on one machine. If an OEM/Brand machine the Key is tied only to that machine. If it's a Custom machine [or custom install] with the Retail version of Windows it can be Moved to a Replacement machine, but again only one at a time.
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