It depends-the answer isn't so cut and dried. You're still allowed to use Windows 10 on that same PC even after changing its hardware. Activating that license is easier than ever in Windows 10's Anniversary Update. What intervention was needed exactly? I guess it only shows up if you're logged into a local account. 1 6 months ago Reply G Hub Same here running 14372 1 6 months ago Reply bbqrooster Same check over here
You'll need to enter you local account password if a Microsoft account hasn't been added to your computer. It appears that it would benefit me to do a clean reinstall after the installation of the new hardware, and try to find my s/ware installers and see if I can Sky Flakes 4.122 görüntüleme 3:24 CPU & Motherboard Basic Swap, Test, & Install - Süre: 35:29. Stand-alone software.
Transfer. Even if you upgraded from a retail copy of Windows 7, 8, or 8.1, you won't be given a retail copy of Windows 10. Yeah after an hour or so of playing a game it told me i had to REactivate windows.It thought i was trying to activate a second computer, which is NOT whats
solved New Motherboard and CPU need reinstalling windows? HOWEVER, i experienced that it deactivated my windows 10 so in which case now it shows this on my screen permanently. August 25, 2015 Opila Here in this thread from a Windows related forum you can read the complain/request a person sent to Microsoft by email regarding Windows 10 free upgrade licence How To Transfer Windows 10 To Another Computer badreligion292Mar 24, 2014, 12:13 AM hey im about to do roughly the same swap as our friend who put up this post.
and just go. How To Upgrade Motherboard And Cpu Without Reinstalling Windows Try tweaking this NVIDIA setting Even more improvements All the changes found in Windows 10 build 15007! It sounds like the person you talked was not properly informed on the activation policy for Windows 10 upgrades.Maybe a different person would know the right thing to do and handle I agree !!!!!!
What a PITA. Windows Is Activated With A Digital License Linked To Your Microsoft Account I upgraded my other 3 PCs to 10 but not the HTPC. Reimage Custom resolution help needed Problem with windows. [SOLVED] Make Voter Registration Automatic » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times Tried the telephone activation and it fails.
I have one PC that performed this connection automatically. Bonuses Did you have to re activate windows or anything? Transfer Windows 10 License To New Computer But there are restrictions on time for activating when you have to replace hardware. Windows 10 New Motherboard Specifically the chipset drivers.
Sound, LAN , etc etc may not be identical and will need new drivers from the new mb disk DarkDubzsNov 11, 2013, 5:46 AM Outlander_04 said: Heironious said: Yes is the http://optionrefi.com/windows-10/need-to-repair-windows-8-1-for-upgrade-to-w10.php He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry. also you could have gone to Win8/7 and do the free upgrade process again, which seems you just didn't want to do it. Related Resources solved Will I need to reinstall windows 8 after I swap my motherboard and processor? Windows 10 Hardware Change
Do not 'backseat moderate' - Report any rule breakers to moderators. Authorization said that my product key was invalid. As it turns out, my computer did not have enough disk space to update with the latest build. The error messages never pointed to disk space. this content And was it an actual person you spoke to and explained what's up or was it just a robot?
MS rep said I had a counterfeit license. Windows 10 License Key The amount of suggested/promoted UWP apps is ridiculous.83 · 52 comments Microsoft: Windows 7 does not meet the demands of modern technology; recommends Windows 101205 · 195 comments The most annoying Edge feature37 · 8 comments New I'm done with this.
Transferring a Windows license (aka product key) isn't something the average PC user will ever need to do. He's as at home using the Linux terminal as he is digging into the Windows registry. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get How Many Computers Can I Install Windows 10 On With One Key I am going to upgrade from my current MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 FM2 mobo to an ASRock 990FX Extreme4 AM3+ board.
So, having it linked to my account is a good thing and also a hella a lot less hassle. 1 6 months ago Reply gamo62 Do not see an option to Will just use OSX from now on. Did it tell you on screen or did you have to look for it on your Windows 8 disk paper case thing? http://optionrefi.com/windows-10/saving-windows-7-before-upgrade.php This automatic process only works if your PC has the same hardware it had when you upgraded to Windows 10.
solved Changing Motherboard and CPU, but using same hard drive with windows 8.1 installed. So, you want to check for updates periodically. Outlander_04Mar 24, 2014, 9:25 AM Interesting that mb swaps are working using win 8 The AMD chipsets wont be totally different so its worth trying . Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads