1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    I had windows 7 on my laptop and then upgraded to 10 recently, now my harddrive is broken and need a new one. Is it possible to use my windows 7 product key to clean install windows 10
    07-15-2016 01:44 AM
  2. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    I had windows 7 on my laptop and then upgraded to 10 recently, now my harddrive is broken and need a new one. Is it possible to use my windows 7 product key to clean install windows 10
    Sure ;)
    07-15-2016 02:47 AM
  3. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Not directly... You would have to put 7 on the HDD with the 7 key and upgrade again...

    Your license for 10 is in the cloud associated with your Microsoft Account. Check this helpful blog article: How to re-activate Windows 10 after a hardware change | Windows Central


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    07-15-2016 12:32 PM

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