1. WPCentral Question's Avatar
    I will clean install windows 10 once the new build is released.. which will accept keys from windows 8.1/ windows 7.. My laptop is now on windows 8.1 single language the keys of it are embedded. Can i use it just like normal/retail keys?
    10-16-2015 08:42 AM
  2. charlatan1978's Avatar
    No, you would need to upgrade first to Win10 before you can do a clean install.
    10-16-2015 08:56 AM
  3. PepperdotNet's Avatar
    charlatan apparently didn't read the note that as of build 10565, you can do a clean install of Windows 10, using the existing Win7/8/8.1 key, on a machine where that key was already activated on a prior OS.

    I can't tell you for sure if it will work, it is supposed to though.
    10-16-2015 11:12 AM
  4. charlatan1978's Avatar
    I didn't read it. No apparently about it.
    10-16-2015 03:36 PM

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