Windows 10: Activating Windows 10 Pro from died HDD to a new one.

Discus and support Activating Windows 10 Pro from died HDD to a new one. in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Hi there :) I was wondering if i can activate my Windows 10 Pro on another harddrive. My old harddrive died, mostly because my old motherboard wasnt... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by PredragBanic, Jul 25, 2019.

  1. Activating Windows 10 Pro from died HDD to a new one.


    Hi there Activating Windows 10 Pro from died HDD to a new one. :)

    I was wondering if i can activate my Windows 10 Pro on another harddrive. My old harddrive died, mostly because my old motherboard wasnt compatible with new Windows update,so i bought a new hdd and new motherboard. Is it possible to activate windows thats tied with the Microsoft account on the new computer with my Microsoft Account when i set it up? I unfortunately dont know the product key, because i received this windows via my university so its not in the windows shop.

    :)
     
    PredragBanic, Jul 25, 2019
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Jul 25, 2019
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  3. DaveM121 Win User
    Windows activation on new HDD

    Hi Vijai, changing a HDD should have absolutely no effect on your Windows 10 licencing, you can re-install Windows 10 whenever you need to . . .

    Have you already installed Windows 10 onto that new HDD and if so, are you getting an activation error?

    If so, activation issues after a re-install are generally because a different Edition (Home, Pro . . .etc.) has been installed, that does not match the previously installed Edition

    Go to Settings - System - About, does the Edition reported there match the previously installed Edition?
     
    DaveM121, Jul 25, 2019
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  4. Activating Windows 10 Pro from died HDD to a new one.

    Windows 10 Activation Error: 0xC004F034

    Hi Greg,

    This error code is usually caused by a problem with the product key. For better assistance, we would like to clarify how you got the Windows 10 Pro? Is it supplied by a company?

    As an initial troubleshooting step, we suggest that you run the Activation troubleshooter and try activating Windows 10 Pro again. To run the Activation troubleshooter, follow these steps:

    • Click the Start button and select the Settings
      icon.
    • Choose Update & Security from the list.
    • Select Activation in the left pane of the window.
    • Click Troubleshoot.

    If your Windows 10 Pro is supplied by a company, we recommend that you get in touch with your organization's support for assistance with the activation.

    We'll be waiting to your reply.
     
    Gerard Qui, Jul 25, 2019
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