Activation Problem After Hardware Change

Oct 14, 2018
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Built a new PC.
Old PC was a Windows 7 > 10 upgrade full retail copy, Windows 10 Home.
Didn't "un-install" product key before killing old PC.
Was signed in with an @outlook.com account.

Can see under https://account.microsoft.com/devices?refd=account.microsoft.com my old PC name. I am hesitant to "remove pc" at the moment.

New PC doesn't want to activate Windows (I haven't supplied a key as I thought it would transfer when I signed in using my MS account). Troubleshooting doesn't help either.

Haven't tried "changing product key" yet as it's not really to hand but will this transfer the licence?

Anything else I should look out for?
Will I have to call MS and get that really long number to transfer the licence?
 

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