How to transfer Windows 10 license to another computer


A version of Windows 10 costs enough money to let it get lost along with your old computer. You can easily transfer it to your new computer before you throw it away or before you sell your old machine.

Windows 10

If you want to transfer their license Windows 10 from an old to a new computer, all you need to do is disable or uninstall the Windows 10 license on your old computer and then enable Windows 10 on your new computer.

I can transfer their license Windows 10 on a new computer?
Ο Windows license type 10 will tell you if you can transfer their license key Windows 10 on another computer. That is, Microsoft only allows portability retail (retail) license of Windows 10 from one device to another. OEM and volume licenses cannot be transferred.

How to check if their license type Windows 10 is retail;
As mentioned earlier, only one license retail can be transferred from one computer to another. So before you do anything else, make sure the Windows 10 license type that you own is retail. Here is how to check:

Step 1: Open the Command Prompt by typing "CMD" at the beginning and then pressing Enter on cmd.exe.

Step 2: In the Command Prompt window, type the following command and press Enter.

slmgr -dli

Pressing the Enter key will open a dialog box Windows Script Host, which includes details on the type of license Windows 10. If the Windows 10 license key is retail, you will see the word “RETAIL”In the Description field. The dialog box also displays the partial version of the Windows 10 license key as it is stored in registy.

Manually retrieve their product key Windows 10
To transfer the Windows 10 license key, you first need to find the 25-character license key Windows 10. The key can be found in the Windows 10 retail receipt or in the email you received after purchasing the Windows 10 license.

Of course, there are many tools to retrieve the Windows 10 product key from the existing installation, but not all are working properly. Therefore, we recommend that you make sure that the Windows 10 product key is correct (check that what you have contains the part of the digits given to you by Windows Script Host) before disabling Windows 10 on the old computer.

Transfer of their license Windows 10 from old to new computer
If the Windows 10 license type is retail, you must first disable the Windows 10 license on the old computer. see how to do it:

Step 1: Open the command prompt as an administrator. Type CMD in Start, right-click cmd.exe, and then click Run as administrator.


Click "Yes" when the "Check User Account" dialog box appears.

Step 2: In the Command Prompt window, type the following command and press Enter to turn off Windows 10 on your current computer.

slmgr.vbs / upk

Once you press the Enter key you will receive the message “Uninstalled product key successfully ”(Product key removed successfully). This should disable the Windows 10 license on the current computer.

Step 3: Now that you have uninstalled the Windows 10 license on your current computer, it is best to clear the product key from the registry as well. To do this, type the following command, and then press Enter.

slmgr.vbs / cpky


After pressing the Enter key, you will receive the message “Product key from registry cleared successfully ”(The product key from the registry that was cleared successfully).

Step 4: Restart your computer and make sure your computer is connected to the Internet. To check the activation status of their license Windows 10 on the current computer, go to Settings> Update and Security> On.

Step 5: Now that you have disabled their license Windows 10 on the old computer, it's time to turn them on Windows 10 on the new computer. To do this, go to the new running computer Windows 10 on the Settings> Update & Security> Activation page and click Change product key.

NOTE 1: Make sure your new computer has the same version of Windows 10 installed on your old computer. For example, if your old computer is running Windows 10 Home, your new computer should also be running Windows 10 Home to use the same key.

NOTE 2: If you have not yet installed Windows 10, download the Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft, create a bootable media, and then install it. During installation, when prompted to enter the product key, enter it.

Step 6: Enter the 25-digit product key and then click Next to connect to Microsoft Activation Servers and enable the copy of Windows 10.

 

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