Reactivating Windows 10 after a hardware change.

Old PC burned down and i builded new on but is there any way to reactivate Win10 after hardware change or do i need to buy new win10 license cose i cant reactivate it

Conversation 3 comments

  • epguy40

    21 July, 2017 - 3:45 pm

    <p>try the phone activation method. that usually works as a last resort. clearly explain your situation and an MS rep should give you a new key to reactivate the edition of win10 you were using.</p>

  • SRLRacing

    21 July, 2017 - 4:22 pm

    <p>Phone activation is your best shot but if too much has changed they might deem it to be a new PC and require you to purchase a new license. </p>

  • John Scott

    21 July, 2017 - 4:33 pm

    <p>Always had good luck with phone, and some Bios let you clear out secure boot settings and somehow that fixes license activation for me a couple times. Ed Bott claims any old Windows license can be used if Windows 10 ask for one. I actually did this for a desktop PC that had no OS. I just used a Windows 7 retail key that was actually not being used and it activated Win 10 perfectly. </p>

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