1. NileshMavani's Avatar
    when I decided to upgrade to Windows 10 from windows 8 retail copy, how do I get a new license Key for windows 10 or am I able to simply reuse my existing Windows 8 key?
    07-29-2015 08:07 AM
  2. Georgescu Mihail1's Avatar
    That is exatly my concern and why I am here, just talked to support and told me if I do a clean install i am good , no activation needed, but if I do a hardware change I will need to rebuy a windows 10 licence key, like what??
    07-29-2015 08:37 AM
  3. ttsoldier's Avatar
    Reuse your 8 key.
    jmshub likes this.
    07-29-2015 08:49 AM
  4. ads13's Avatar
    Windows will search your genuine key from your PC.
    07-29-2015 09:12 AM
  5. a5cent's Avatar
    You can't activate W10 directly with a W8 or W7 license key. This is described here:

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...ation-faq.html

    Closed
    rhapdog and NileshMavani like this.
    07-29-2015 09:16 AM

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