Windows 10: Transfer of Windows 10 Licences

Discus and support Transfer of Windows 10 Licences in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I have recently scrapped three old PCs, all of which were running Windows 10 Pro and/or Home Editions. The licences were acquired under the free... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by Scribe_Norfolk, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. Transfer of Windows 10 Licences


    I have recently scrapped three old PCs, all of which were running Windows 10 Pro and/or Home Editions. The licences were acquired under the free upgrade policy. Can any of these Windows 10 licences be transferred to another Windows 7 Pro machine? Is so, how can this be achieved?

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    Scribe_Norfolk, Dec 2, 2018
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  2. neilpzz Win User

    Transfer Windows 10 Licence from Old/Dead Computer to New Computer

    Depends on the licence you have. How did you get your Windows 10 licence, was it via the free upgrade and was the previous system installed by the manufacturer = OEM.

    OEM licences cannot be transferred, generally but recent posts suggest MS is allowing some transfers.

    Retail boxed licence can be transferred to a new device.

    New motherboard = new device.
     
    neilpzz, Dec 2, 2018
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  3. 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, Dec 2, 2018
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  4. DaveM121 Win User

    Transfer of Windows 10 Licences

    transferring windows licence

    Hi David,

    Is your Windows 10 licence based on an OEM licence (came pre-installed on a PC) or Retail (purchased separately to a PC)

    If it is a Retail licence, then it will have transfer rights to a new PC, if it is OEM it will not . ..
     
    DaveM121, Dec 2, 2018
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