Windows 10: Transfer Digital License To A New PC

Discus and support Transfer Digital License To A New PC in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; So a few months ago I purchased Windows 10 Home from the Microsoft Store so I have a Digital License rather than a product key, my old PC unfortunately... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by TDOGCommunity, Aug 30, 2019.

  1. Transfer Digital License To A New PC


    So a few months ago I purchased Windows 10 Home from the Microsoft Store so I have a Digital License rather than a product key, my old PC unfortunately broke and I cannot log into it anymore so I bought a new one, after logging into my account it doesn't seem to want to transfer the license nor gives me any further details.


    I don't have a Product Key, just a Digital License

    The Troubleshooter code is 0xC004F213


    As I understand, a Digital License can be used as many times as I like... but it has to be deactivated on the old machine before being able to activate it on a new machine?


    What if the old machine is inaccessible? Can I not remotely tell Windows to automatically deactivate Windows 10 on the previous machine if I ever log onto it?


    Am I now screwed and force to buy Windows 10 again? Transfer Digital License To A New PC :(


    Many thanks!

    :)
     
    TDOGCommunity, Aug 30, 2019
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  2. Transfer digital license from old PC to New one.

    You would have to first ensure the Digital License is linked to your Microsoft Account. See instructions how to do that. You can then use the Troubleshooter on the new computer after installing Windows 10 to restore the license.


    Please note, if your license was upgraded from a OEM preinstalled Windows 7 or Windows 7 license, it is not transferable.

    See:

     
    Andre Da Costa, Aug 30, 2019
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  3. Digital License after transfer license to new computer

    Uninstalling a product key does not deactivate the license, there is actually no deactivation method. You would still need to contact support to actually invalidate the license on the old machine, so it can reactivate on the new machine.

    Transferring the license is a step by step process.

    First, you either remove the license from the machine by formatting it.

    Install it on the new machine.

    Contact chat support, then reactivate.

    Where Digital license is handy is when you are still using the machine and reinstall Windows 10 and need to reactivate the license after a significant hardware change, such as a hard disk.

    Learn more:

    http://www.groovypost.com/howto/transfer-window...
     
    Andre Da Costa, Aug 30, 2019
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  4. Transfer Digital License To A New PC

    Windows 10 digital license transfer to a new PC

    Hello! I have a PC with Windows 10 Pro digital license linked to my Microsoft account. In a couple of days I will get a new PC. I'd like to transfer my digital license from this PC to the one I will get. Is this possible? And if it is, how exactly
    can I do that?
     
    itgoespowpow, Aug 30, 2019
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