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This activation process should work for the and allow you to reinstall Windows 10 if necessary without activation issues or the need for a product key.
Of course I have broken this down to very basic elements.
That means my hardware, because it had not changed of course, generated the same hardware hash as before and subsequently allowed the system to be activated.
Upgrade your Windows 7 and 8.1 systems to Windows 10 first so that your activation is taken care of. ----- All of the information to follow is based on what I have learned over the last couple of days in performing my own upgrades from Windows 7 and 8.1 to Windows 10 and talking with other industry experts.
Before you read this, keep the following four things in mind.
Volume Licensing customers have their own keys that are used to activate their upgrades to Windows 10.
The process below has worked for me on a Windows 7 desktop (home built) and a Windows 8.1 laptop (HP Spectre x360).
That meant no residue of my past installation of Windows 7, 8.1 or the upgrade to 10 were left behind.