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Question Dodgy Win 10 Key? Upgrade Help

switchest26

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Hi All,

I haven't messaged here in a very long time and as such, I haven't a clue about anything anymore. ( didn't really in the first place)

I'm struggling with my old Win 7 machine and have recently procured a better motherboard and processor/ RAM combo for free off a mate, thats gonna allow me to switch to windows 10.

Anyways, as tough as the last year has been for us all, ive not had much free cash and wondered whats the best method to switch to windows 10 on a budget, ive seen an activation code online
( Productkeys.uk) that purport to sell a Win 10 basic key only ( no disc etc) for £14.99...can that be right or worth it?

Any advice on the best way to upgrade safely and cost efficiently would be really appreciated.

Thanks in advance

Martyn :)
 

USAFRet

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  1. A valid Win 7 license will Upgrade to a valid WIn 10 license for free. $0.
  2. Anyone that purports to sell a Win 10 license for "£14.99 " is not valid.
Upgrade the current Win 7 to Win 10.
Once there, link that to your MS account.
Then, you can transfer that license to all new hardware.

For the OS activation, read and do this before you change any parts:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20530/windows-10-reactivating-after-hardware-change

Also, a fresh install in this new hardware.

Then tell the Activation Troubleshooter of this new hardware, and all is right with the world.
 

switchest26

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Nov 1, 2017
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  1. A valid Win 7 license will Upgrade to a valid WIn 10 license for free. $0.
  2. Anyone that purports to sell a Win 10 license for "£14.99 " is not valid.
Upgrade the current Win 7 to Win 10.
Once there, link that to your MS account.
Then, you can transfer that license to all new hardware.

For the OS activation, read and do this before you change any parts:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20530/windows-10-reactivating-after-hardware-change

Also, a fresh install in this new hardware.

Then tell the Activation Troubleshooter of this new hardware, and all is right with the world.

thank you very much!
 

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