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Windows 8.1 64bit Pro key to activate 32bit Home?

I have a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2-1051F here where the license key somehow got deleted. Restoring keys in the BIOS and doing a factory reset did not help. So now I am looking for a key in order to ...
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Unable to deactivate windows xp by modifying the license in the registry

I need to deactivate Windows XP so I can set it up with a new license. Every tutorial I've visited followed the same steps. (Example from eHow) The tutorials state that the 00BE timer file located in ...
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how to recover win7 licence to update to win10

I have a DELL laptop pc, coming from a company (free) so no DVD or paperwork available, just the hardware. I have a perfect legit win7 pro 32 bit version running on it just fine. I whant to keep this ...
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Why does my Windows 10 OEM have 2 different keys?

My laptop came pre installed with OEM Windows 10. To get rid of several bloat-wares that come with oem windows 10, I did a clean install of Windows 10 using downloaded ISO, installer created on Pen ...
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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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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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Can changing the date on your computer extend the use of a trial period? [closed]

I've heard that changing the date on your computer can extend the use of a trial for software X. The idea being that you have a limited license on some software local to the computer. Say Software X,...
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How do I change the license key for an installed copy of Visual Studio 2010?

We have a number of Amazon EC2 instances with Visual Studio 2010 installed on them. The license we are using has a fixed number of seats, all of which are being utilized at the moment. I've created ...
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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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Recovering Windows license keys from within a LiveCD environment in Linux

I'm curious if it's possible to retrieve the license keys of a Windows XP machine from within a LiveCD environment in Ubuntu. Normally, if I was in Windows, I would just run Magical Jellybean ...
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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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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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