This is an old thread. That move went just fine. This will almost certainly involve a full reinstall The best way is probably to swap the hardware, Install your Win 7, see if you can get it activated. I have to install everything on the Lenovo?. To view Windows 10 current version type Winver into Run dialog box press keys to open Run dialog box. If you acquired the software as stand-alone software and also if you upgraded from software you acquired as stand-alone software , you may transfer the software to another device that belongs to you.
So, I went to login to my microsoft account and deleted the device in my account. Well it will probably work but no 100% guarantee. And after the hardware change, I'd like to go back to using a local account. There will be no need to purchase a new copy of Windows 10 provided it is being installed on the same Windows 7 or 8. Then, start the hardware upgrade.
The hard drive from my father-in-laws computer got moved from his desktop to my old desktop because it was an upgrade. I remember this is how things used to be, but I'm hopeful that in this day and age it's no longer a problem. With the created bootable media, you can after installing a new motherboard in Windows 7. Windows should start without problems. Where do I go from here? You must prepare well for the work, and there are two options for you to choose, including create a system backup for universal restore and make changes in Registry. When Windows finishes the driver installation, continue to install the rest device drivers for your new motherboard.
Most owners of Windows 7, 8 and 8. Your account must have administrator privileges to complete this process. Okay, I'll give Microsoft a call, if I can't I'll just look for a disc for Windows 7. The answer now appears to be yes, thanks to changes made in the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14371 these changes will also appear in the , which drops in July. You can upgrade your currently installed Windows 10 to Windows 10 Threshold 2 Version 1511 from Windows Update.
It really depends on the type of license that you had upgraded from. The five million Windows Insiders who have been testing Windows 10 will also get Windows 10 on July 29. Then Upgrade to Win 10. Please respond if you have any further related query. However there is 1 caveat.
Windows should start without problems and then will install the required hard disk controller drivers. Just follow the tip to go to the Backup tab. Prior to the hardware change, you need to have been on Version 1607 or later for this feature to work. My mom's dell will not activate after a fresh install. Step 3: In the System Recovery Options screen, choose Command Prompt. As Steve says; depends on the license. I've been having no issue for a hour or so until now.
Neither version is available under the first-year-free promotion and both will be available for download from Microsoft's Volume Licensing Center. With a new motherboard, my Win 10 Pro is not activated anymore as the key is for Windows 8 Pro. Select the device you want to re-activate. Please let me know if there is a way I can reset the license as its rather annoying that I got the license and. Then my daughter's laptop needed to be sent in for repair.
This can help you reactivate Windows using the Activation troubleshooter if you make a significant hardware change later, such as replacing the motherboard. That covers the activation issue part of the question. One or the other first. Windows 10 will no longer be able to activate from the activation server automatically. Please let me know if there is a way I can reset the license as its rather annoying that I got the license and.
Previously, if your installation of Windows 10 lost its activation due to a hardware change, you would have to go through the tedious process of contacting Microsoft customer support to re-activate, which is not an ideal solution. Why is this not in top results in google?! I have tried using my microsoft account to sign in and activate the license with no luck. I had to replace my motherboard and now I am having sound issues that I can't resolve under Win 7. If you have any questions regarding MiniTool ShadowMaker or any suggestions of hardware update, please feel free to contact or leave a message in the comment part below. Either way, what can I do? All of the computers in question already had digital licenses for Windows 10 so they just activated themselves. Excuse for the poor English.