Windows 10: Upgraded my motherboard, now my windows key won't work.

Discus and support Upgraded my motherboard, now my windows key won't work. in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; From the digging ive done it does seem that my copy of windows 7 pro was an OEM disk which i later upgraded to windows 10 pro. My only annoyance is... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Jaregon, Jan 24, 2023 at 12:57 AM.

  1. Jaregon Win User

    Upgraded my motherboard, now my windows key won't work.


    From the digging ive done it does seem that my copy of windows 7 pro was an OEM disk which i later upgraded to windows 10 pro. My only annoyance is before digging into my past purchase I used a different way of checking what type of license I had and it classified it as a retail one for some reason. the one where you open your comand prompt and type "slmgr /dli" which gave me the output below.Unless windows mistook its own product for the wrong type, i don't understand how it can all of a sudden just decide not to keep considering itself a retail license.My only annoyance is my system didn't

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    Skype won´t wok in 17063

    Skype Won´t work... games won´t work...

    Making backup and re-format...

    Maybe I Install a Windows 7 again, At least, all of my games run smoothly ...Sadness!!

    *Banghead
     
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  4. Upgraded my motherboard, now my windows key won't work.

    Windows 10 and upgrading motherboard

    Hi,



    Thank you for bringing up your query on Microsoft Community.



    The only hardware changes that can negatively impact activation status once you upgrade to free version are the changes to the:

    • CPU
    • TPM
    • Motherboard replacement
    The following changes are examples of hardware changes that will NOT impact the activation status:

    • HDD/SSD
    • Video card
    • Adding extra memory
    Let us follow the steps suggested by Andre Da Costa (replied
    on July 26, 2015) in the following thread:



    Will Upgrading Motherboard After Upgrading To Windows 10 Make Me Lose My Windows License?

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    Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows, we are glad to assist you.
     
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