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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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Windows 10 digital license

I'm not sure wheter this question belongs here but here it is.. I have a laptop upgraded from windows 8.1 to windows 10 with account X. Windows activation says that my windows is activated with a ...
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With two seperate licences, can I switch from Windows 10 to 7 and back to 10 again?

I have two valid licence keys for Windows: Key A - originally Windows 7, but upgraded to Windows 10 Key B - not yet activated for Windows 7 I'm running Windows 10 with key A now. My plan is to ...
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Windows 10 upgrade activation failure

I downloaded a windows 10 image from the volume licensing site and used that to upgrade a HP Elitebook from Windows 8.1 which had been activated. The license key is available in the BIOS and can be ...
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How to find Windows 7 key in full backup?

I bought a laptop many years ago with Windows 7 installed and didn't get an install CD. My hard drive died and half the sticker on the back has been ripped off (I can only read the first dozen ...
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How to transfer WinRAR key to Linux

Situation: I have bought WinRAR license some time ago and have rarreg.key file. I would like to continue using RAR program on Linux licensed with my key. Question: Is it possible to transfer ...
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Is it possible to transfer an OEM Windows 10 license?

I would like to change the drive on my laptop to a SSD. I use Windows 10 and I have two options : clone the HDD to an SSD install a fresh copy of Windows 10 on the new drive Since I would like to ...
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CLIPUP.EXE : What will happen after accidental execution?

I came across clip.exe which was a cli tool for capturing text from the command prompt into the windows clipboard. I wanted to see if there was any other similar tool (eg to print the clipboard text ...
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Reinstalling windows 10 free upgrade, which key should i use [duplicate]

Hello my parents updated their laptop with Windows 7 to Windows 10, apparently by mistake. Since they do it themselves, I did not see the terms of conditions nor any information displayed before the ...
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Office 2016 activation process

We bought 10 licenses for MS Office 2016 Home & Business. I crashed with the activation problem and thanks God, I took note of which license I used in which workstation. I created a MS account for ...
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Windows 7 professional license key not accepted

I have "Windows 7 Professional N" from the Dreamspark webstore and Installed it on a new PC. Now when I try to activate it the key is refused with a message: "Please enter a Windows 7 Professional ...
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Where to find the Windows 10 license key on the surface book?

Where can one find the key of the installed windows 10 operating system on the surface book? I tried to find it on the case and asked google but couldn't find an answer.
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How can I read the Windows Product Key from a partially rubbed-off sticker?

I know all about Magic Jellybean Keyfinder and other solutions to find the key from within Windows. These are not what I'm after because the key they found is the OEM key, and I am trying to reinstall ...
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Is it possible to use a Windows 10 product key to activate a Windows 7 installation?

This question is the opposite of the problem that most people have, and I haven't found a good answer for it yet. My company has custom hardware configurations on shipped systems, and we are ...

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