Windows 10: Windows Activation - Transfer windows from dead motherboard

Discus and support Windows Activation - Transfer windows from dead motherboard in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Hey, so a little while ago my motherboard died on me, and it seems that my copy of windows wasn't added to my Microsoft account even though my old PC... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by ShaneT123, Aug 14, 2020.

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    Windows Activation - Transfer windows from dead motherboard


    Hey, so a little while ago my motherboard died on me, and it seems that my copy of windows wasn't added to my Microsoft account even though my old PC shows up in my profile, so I've been stuck with the activate windows shadow for a bit.


    Is there any way I can talk to a rep prefer not through a call to find a way to get the activation code from my motherboard serial or something along those lines?


    Thanks

    :)
     
    ShaneT123, Aug 14, 2020
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  2. Activate Windows 10 after motherboard change

    Hi,

    Thanks for the reply.

    I built the PC myself and it is\was a retail Windows 8 Pro license upgraded to 10.

    The guide listed that I should be able to transfer the license, and following the steps given when selecting "I recently changed hardware" in the activation process it does not list my previous device to select from.

    My Microsoft account is logged in on both my old and new motherboard, and my old motherboard is unable to boot at all to deactivate or retrieve any keys.

    If my license is indeed available for transfer, how can I proceed from here?

    Thanks.
     
    Libertherme, Aug 14, 2020
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  3. windows 10 activation after upgrading motherboard

    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:


    If its a retail license, learn how to reactivate:

     
    Andre Da Costa, Aug 14, 2020
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