Activating Windows 10 with a Windows 7 key

You can still upgrade your windows 7/8 computers to 10

Fri, 21 Dec 2018

Windows 8

If you have Windows 8, you product key will activate by itself as soon as you connect to the internet. The product keys for Windows 8 are bound to the motherboard, making it much easier to upgrade

Windows 7

  1. Press Start and then click Settings

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  1. Click Updates and Security

update settings

  1. Click Activation on the sidebar to the left


This next picture is for step 4 and 5.

product key

  1. Click Change product key

  2. If you key doesn’t work, click troubleshoot.

If you’re in any luck, this hasn’t been patched yet and the troubleshoot menu will upgrade your Windows 7 key to Windows 10. After you upgrade it, you can restore your pc as many times as you want and it will still automatically activate like a standard Windows 10 key does.

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