1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Hello! I have been using cracked windows 7 for over a year now because my old windows crashed and I couldnt find the old Windows 7 OEM installation disk that came with my old computer ( I had to use cracked because at the time I couldnt afford a new licence). Yesterday, I found the old Windows 7 OEM installation disk and I was thinking if it would work if I installed it over my cracked Windows, I want to make sure that I get windows 10 for free. I heard that installing OEM copy to new computer wouldnt work but also others say that it will work. I have the activation code. Thanks in advance.
    06-29-2015 11:15 AM
  2. Harrie-S's Avatar
    installing an OEM windows from an "old" computer will indeed not work on a "new' computer.
    An OEM license is "locked" to a PC and most probably to the processor so you still can for example change the hard drive, add more RAM replace an USB port etc.
  3. Harrie-S's Avatar
    installing an OEM windows from an "old" computer will indeed not work on a "new' computer.
    An OEM license is "locked" to a PC and most probably to the processor so you still can for example change the hard drive, add more RAM replace an USB port etc.
    RumoredNow and jmshub like this.
    06-29-2015 12:01 PM

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