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    My laptop crashed. Bought a new Hard drive. Planning to install windows 10. If i install it, can I activate it with my windows 7 key?
    01-15-2016 12:56 AM
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    You will need to restore 7 first then upgrade.

    For the free 10, your previous version key will not work. It gets converted to a cloud authentication upon upgrade.

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    grantpwarren likes this.
    01-15-2016 12:42 PM

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