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How to install Win10 on a new SSD if I have upgraded from Windows 8?

I have an oldish laptop HP ProBook 4545s. I have a license label for Windows 8 on it. Since a long time ago, I have used free upgrade option to Windows 10. I intend to replace the HDD with an SSD ...
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MS Office 2016 Standard MAK product key migration

Office 2016 Standard MAK Keys reached to its maximum limit , so we want to remove one of our activated MS Office 2016 Product key and move it to the another PC with the un-activated MS Office 2016 .
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Using Win7 key to activate Win10 is valid for clean instalations?

I installed Win10 Pro using my Win7 Pro license key in my laptop with Win10 Home Basic when it was free to do it, making a new clean installation, and now I have Win10 Pro activated with that key. ...
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Fresh Windows-10 Install

A Windows-7 laptop was upgraded to Windows-10 during the Microsoft free upgrade period when they were nudging users to migrate away from 7 to 10. The system is sluggish and crash prone: I would like ...
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Windows activition after boot drive change

Recently I have bought a new SSD , I'm trying to boot from that SSD I had the installation disk of a legit version of Windows 7 that I upgraded from to Windows 10 but unfortunately the sticker with ...
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Clean install of Win10 (free upgrade version)

I have Parallels running on my Mac, several years ago I got a copy of Windows 8 on disc from which I set up a VM. In time this was upgraded to Win 8.1 and Win 10, all within the VM. I want to get rid ...
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Where is Windows 10 activation key?

So, I'm having big trouble trying to fix my friend's computer. She stopped a Window's update shutting down the computer (I know, it hurts just to read). Now the PC is not booting. I tried everything ...
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Windows 8.1 BOX and Windows 10 free upgrade

I have Windows 8.1 BOX. I have sold PC and currently I want to use key on different PC and Windows account. Will I be able to get update to Windows 10? Is it bounded with key, account or PC? Edit: ...
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Windows 10 - Digital license after PC format

So I have this laptop that had Windows 7 original and I updated to Windows 10, so I got a digital key. Since 2 weeks ago my PC got infected and I formatted but I wasn't smart enough to see which ...
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Can I install Windows 10 on new laptop after formatting previous laptop?

Recently I got a new laptop, and I want to move the windows license from my previous laptop. The windows installed on my old laptop is the retail version of windows 8.1 and upgraded to windows 10. Is ...
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Disable a Windows OS installation

I have temporarily removed my old 1TB hard drive which has Windows 7 on it. I have upgraded the system to a new 256GB SSD drive and have done a fresh install of the same OS (from the same DVD in fact,...
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How can I recover the activation key of a damaged, non-booting Windows 10?

Note: it is a legal company machine. Unfortunately, my co-worker responsible for the keys isn't reachable any more. But I (representing my employer) am legal user of the keys in that currently non-...
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How to reinstall and reactivate Windows 10 with an OEM license

I have bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 310 which came preinstalled with Windows 10 Home, but also came with loads of junk on it which I would like to properly clean by reinstalling Windows. I anyway have a ...
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How to transfer office activation to another account?

I have bought two licenses for Office 2016 Home & Student (the permanent licenses, not the 365 subscription). Due to some auto-signup, cookies and product-keys-encoded-in-a-url supplied by the ...
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Windows License with Thinkpad

I have a Thinkpad which came with Windows installed. I think the Windows was Windows 8 (not 100% sure, but) - I think upgraded to 8.1 & then to Windows 10. There is a Sticker which says "Pro ...

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