Windows 10: Will my activation key work on another PC?

  1.    27 Nov 2016 #1

    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

    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

    Ah, okay then. Guess I won't do it.
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       27 Nov 2016 #4

    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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