1.    12 Jan 2017 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    win10 x64 to win10 32bit same key??

    I have an old PC running win10 x64, but I want to "downgrade" to win10 32bit as this oldie only has 2 Gbyte ram. Will that work with the same OEM key? It is an old Compaq desktop PC.
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  2.    12 Jan 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
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    If it's same PC then there is no problem you won't need a key
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  3.    12 Jan 2017 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Quote Originally Posted by Burgurne View Post
    I have an old PC running win10 x64, but I want to "downgrade" to win10 32bit.
    That will have to be a clean install, you can't 'upgrade' to change the 'bits' of the OS. Before you start, make sure you have backed up all your documents/files and have the keys for any software you may need to reinstall. As Samuria says, you can skip entering the key for Windows, a digital licence for your PC is on Microsoft's activation servers, it should activate automatically without a key.
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