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OS from Old PC to New One

Nhf1185
  • 61 months ago

I have an old hard drive from a computer, I am just wondering if it would be possible to keep it and just run of the Windows installed on there or if I would have to buy a whole new copy. Thanks in advance

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  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point
  • Legally, OEM versions are not transferable.
  • Retail versions are transferable.
  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok thanks for the help. Any where to find cheap Windows?

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

If you expect to run Windows 10 when released and don't mind roughing it for few months, become a tester and get it legally FREE. Details: PC World

WARNING: Note the concerns of unanswered questions.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm not going to be done till after Windows 10 is meant to come out so I don't really care

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

You won't qualify for the free Windows 10 then.

Keep an eye out for sales of operating system of your choice.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok, I will see what I can do, thanks

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Not unless it was purchased as a Full-Packaged Product from a retail store. Current OEM licenses for all Microsoft operating system products are not transferable from one machine to another. The End User License Agreement governs the terms for transfer of licenses.

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