Windows 10: If I remove my HDD, does my product ID stay?

Discus and support If I remove my HDD, does my product ID stay? in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I'm planning to remove an HDD from an old workstation, if I remove it and put in a new SSD brand new, does the product id stay, or do I have to get a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Kash Davis, Oct 3, 2023.

  1. If I remove my HDD, does my product ID stay?


    I'm planning to remove an HDD from an old workstation, if I remove it and put in a new SSD brand new, does the product id stay, or do I have to get a drive cloner?

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    Kash Davis, Oct 3, 2023
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  2. Product ID

    Hi Russell,

    We appreciate the information you've provided regarding the product ID. To resolve your concern, we suggest that you do the following steps:

    • Click on Start and type: Command Prompt.
    • Right click on it and select Run as administrator.
    • Type: wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey.
    • Press Enter. That should give you the product key to type in the activation.
    Get back to us if you need further assistance.
     
    PreciousLeb, Oct 3, 2023
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  3. Kem Mon Win User
    unlock hdd

    Hi Johan,

    It is possible that your
    HDD was unreadable
    causing the error message to appear. We recommend that you perform these troubleshooting steps and check if there are any changes:


    • Shutdown
      your
      PC.

    • Unhooked
      the
      HDD
      and
      turn on
      your
      PC.

    • Reconnect
      your
      HDD
      and
      restart
      your
      PC.

    If the issue persists, we suggest that you contact your
    laptop/computer's manufacturer
    for further assistance.

    Update us on how it goes.

    Regards.
     
    Kem Mon, Oct 3, 2023
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  4. Jan Del Win User

    If I remove my HDD, does my product ID stay?

    how do I get machine id for activation purposes?

    Hi Fred,

    Machine ID also known as Product ID is being used to identify the device. We suggest following the steps below to get the product ID of your device:

    • Type about your PC on the search box.
    • Look for the Product ID.


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    Get back to us if you need further assistance.
     
    Jan Del, Oct 3, 2023
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