How to Reactivate Windows 10 After Upgrading PC

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Windows 10 license is embedded into the motherboard. That’s why when you replacing this component the system couldn’t see the license key. After all, this is a pretty common issue after upgrading a PC.

You don’t need to buy a new license key. In this guide, I will show you how to reactivate Windows 10 even though there were significant hardware changes. Make sure you logged in with the same Microsoft account.

1. Go to Windows Settings.

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2. Select Update & Security.

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3. On the Activation menu, click Troubleshoot.

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4. Click I changed hardware on this device recently.

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NOTE: Make sure the computer time and date are correct. Otherwise Microsoft couldn’t access the internet and the reactivation process will be impossible.

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5. Mark This is the device I’m using right now, then hit Activate.

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6. Now Windows 10 has been reactivated successfully.

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Just recently upgrade your PC? Check out this guide to update all necessary drivers for your Windows 10 PC — it will save your time!

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