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Nov
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comment Clean install Windows 10
That might be true, but my question was not about upgrading, but rather clean installing by deleting all partitions. And if you upgraded to W10, and did not revert to Wearlier, your product key would become invalid for that previous Windows.
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accepted Clean install Windows 10
Nov
24
answered Clean install Windows 10
Nov
24
comment Clean install Windows 10
So will Windows 10 activate after I remove all partitions and then make one partition, which will divide in multiple partitions by itself and install wind 10 on the main partition?
Nov
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Nov
24
comment Clean install Windows 10
But can I recover that windows 8 key from within the BIOS? I read that the previous windows key is not valid anymore after the free upgrade so I can't activate windows 8 even with the key I guess. This guy also says that he and others had problems with win8->upgradewin10->clean install which did not activate then. youtu.be/K0oUuUsH4As?t=9m38s
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Nov
24
comment Clean install Windows 10
I used the media creation tool from ms
Nov
24
comment Clean install Windows 10
I know that it has to be the same version of windows (home) in my laptops case. I updated my question with two scenarios that I have experienced. If I remove partitions, and make one partition out of them, it will automatically create the correct partitions itself and when I install the correct version windows win10 home on the correct partition, will it activate? Because that did not happen on my desktop
Nov
24
comment Clean install Windows 10
He has questions about windows 10 that was upgraded on a virtual machine and if it will activate if he installs it on his system outside his virtual machine.
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Nov
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comment Clean install Windows 10
It's not an duplicate. He has another problem and question then I do.
Nov
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comment Clean install Windows 10
I know microsoft has recorded my system, but I am afraid of formatting my partitions and making one of them and then installing Windows 10. I tried this with my home desktop, upgraded from 8 to 10, formatted my drive and installed Windows 10, and it did -not- activate. I had to install 8 again, activate it and upgrade again to 10. So will it work this time? Will it activate after I format my drive (partitions)?
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Jan
27
comment Upgrading (SODIMM) RAM
I bought 4x4GB crucial recommended for my laptop for €91. Will arrive within 5-6 working days :D
Jan
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accepted Upgrading (SODIMM) RAM
Jan
27
comment Upgrading (SODIMM) RAM
Thank you for the voltage advise, did not know that would matter. Well that means I am getting the 4x4GB.
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