Windows 10: Is there are version of Windows 10 that is transferable to a new computer?

Discus and support Is there are version of Windows 10 that is transferable to a new computer? in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; My motherboard died and I had to replace it, but my Windows 10 would not activate. I called support and was told to purchase a new key. I was told that... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by Abysst3, Nov 23, 2022 at 6:38 PM.

  1. Abysst3 Win User

    Is there are version of Windows 10 that is transferable to a new computer?


    My motherboard died and I had to replace it, but my Windows 10 would not activate. I called support and was told to purchase a new key. I was told that there isn't a version of Windows 10 that is transferable to a new computer and that they are all tied to the motherboard. I am not sure if this is correct. I'd like to know if there is a version of Windows 10 Home that I can buy that is transferable in case I upgrade my computer or replace the motherboard? Thank you.

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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


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  3. New Compute, Windows 10 (upgrade) Activation Transfer

    It depends on how Windows 10 was originally configured on your computer.

    If its a full retail store bought license online or offline, it is transferable to a new computer or motherboard.

    If its the free upgrade from a retail store bought Windows 7 or Windows 8 license, it is transferable to a new computer or motherboard.

    If its the free upgrade from a OEM preinstalled Windows 7 or Windows 8 license, it is NOT transferable to a new computer or motherboard.

    Learn more about transferring your license:


    Also see if you can reactivate using chat support:

     
    Andre Da Costa, Nov 23, 2022 at 6:41 PM
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  4. rss81 Win User

    Is there are version of Windows 10 that is transferable to a new computer?

    transfer files between computers on a home network

    I don't know why this is so hard to do but I would like to transfer files between a desktop PC running windows 10 pro and a laptop running windows 10 home. I would like to transfer files in both directions. Both computers are on the same home network and are connected wirelessly.

    Could some one provide either specific step by step instructions on how to do this (I googled and found a countless list of instructions that don't work)

    or a link to a reference.

    Thanks,

    I don't know if this is possible but it would be nice to see the computer sending the desired file in the explorer file manager of the computer receiving the desired file and then under the computer see a list
    of shared files and folders.

    Again, this seems like such a reasonable way of sharing files and folders. Shouldn't there be a simple way to do this?
     
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