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Hopefully this question makes sense.

I know Microsoft is offering free upgrades to Windows 11 from Windows 10. I'm actually running Windows 11 now from the dev support channel. When Windows 11 is released on ISO (via Media Creation Tool) I want to do a clean install. Here's where I hope my question is clear: since I'm currently running Windows 11 has Microsoft's system been updated to include my CPU serial number and whatever else they record to ensure I'm running a legit copy? I don't want to do a fresh install only to be told I need to purchase a $100+ license. And I'd prefer not to do a fresh install of Windows 10, first, and then upgrade to 11. I want brand spanking new fresh install and have Microsoft see I'm running a legit copy.
 

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The short answer is Yes, your Windows 11 will activate after a clean install, assuming you install the same edition, IE: Home or Pro. You do not need to do Windows 10 first.
 

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The short answer is Yes, your Windows 11 will activate after a clean install, assuming you install the same edition, IE: Home or Pro. You do not need to do Windows 10 first.
Correct.. I've used my Win10 key to activate a clean instillation of Win11.
 

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Hopefully this question makes sense.

I know Microsoft is offering free upgrades to Windows 11 from Windows 10. I'm actually running Windows 11 now from the dev support channel. When Windows 11 is released on ISO (via Media Creation Tool) I want to do a clean install. Here's where I hope my question is clear: since I'm currently running Windows 11 has Microsoft's system been updated to include my CPU serial number and whatever else they record to ensure I'm running a legit copy? I don't want to do a fresh install only to be told I need to purchase a $100+ license. And I'd prefer not to do a fresh install of Windows 10, first, and then upgrade to 11. I want brand spanking new fresh install and have Microsoft see I'm running a legit copy.
Just to be sure, you could update your current installation to Windows 11 through Windows Update (insider), then when it gets released tomorrow you can do a fresh install. This will for sure not cause any activation issues.
 

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since I'm currently running Windows 11 has Microsoft's system been updated to include my CPU serial number and whatever else they record to ensure I'm running a legit copy?
If your PC is activated with a Digital Licence for 10 Home or 10 Pro, then a clean install of the same edition of 11 will activate from that same Digital Licence.
 

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    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October.


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I still can't believe we don't have Win 11 keys... :( Just seems so contrived - perhaps they should just have called it Win 10.X (kind of like Win10X but a lot cooler :p)
 

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If your PC is activated with a Digital Licence for 10 Home or 10 Pro, then a clean install of the same edition of 11 will activate from that same Digital Licence.

This. I haven't entered a license in I don't know how long when doing a clean install.
 

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This. I haven't entered a license in I don't know how long when doing a clean install.
The PC has the licence with the default key (the "I don't have a key" thingy bob) for the edition. The only proviso is same hardware , same edition.
 

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I haven't entered a license in I don't know how long when doing a clean install.
If you don't enter a key, then it installs with the default key. This then activates from the PC's existing Digital License that's stored on Microsoft's activation servers and is linked to the hardware ID of your PC.

Windows 11 will activate from that digital license, just as Windows 10 does.
 

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I just want to impress on you guys to make a back-up before upgrading tomorrow... probably superfluous reminder for most but just saying.. failing to prepare is preparing to fail... and all that ;)
 

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The short answer is Yes, your Windows 11 will activate after a clean install, assuming you install the same edition, IE: Home or Pro. You do not need to do Windows 10 first.
I have a valid digital licences derived from standalone versions of Window 7 on two machines.
So, you have confirmed that I should be able to upgrade my existing hardware but unfortunatley at least one of them will not easily run Win 11 and propbably about time for a new PC in any case. Given my digital licence is 'standalone' (rather then pre-installed) will I be able to use that licence on a new PC?
 

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I have a valid digital licences derived from standalone versions of Window 7 on two machines.
So, you have confirmed that I should be able to upgrade my existing hardware but unfortunatley at least one of them will not easily run Win 11 and propbably about time for a new PC in any case. Given my digital licence is 'standalone' (rather then pre-installed) will I be able to use that licence on a new PC?
No. Only a retail key can be used to attain a new licence
 

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Just a reminder for anyone who wants to run the RTM when it's available to you - if you are currently running the Dev version you cannot upgrade directly to the RTM - you will need to perform a clean install

Simple reason for this the Dev builds are now a later build than the RTM will be so would be classed as a downgrade
 

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No. Only a retail key can be used to attain a new licence
Are you sure about that because a previous answer to similar question re Windows 10 seems to give a different interpretation:

i.e. retail = standalone
OEM = pre-installed

Ten Forums reply
 

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Just a reminder for anyone who wants to run the RTM when it's available to you - if you are currently running the Dev version you cannot upgrade directly to the RTM - you will need to perform a clean install

Simple reason for this the Dev builds are now a later build than the RTM will be so would be classed as a downgrade
I have always gone for clean install using an iso file
 

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Wrong question: I think what you are calling 'retail', I am calling 'standalone' as per the more up to date licencing descriptions
i.e.
retail = standalone
OEM = pre-installed
Your digital license needs to be linked to your MS account. Once it is linked, if you sign into the same Microsoft account on your new computer, there is a good chance you will be able to use your license from the old computer using the activation troubleshooter. This appears to work even with OEM licenses.

Not only that, but if you change the product key of an OEM activated install to the generic product key for that same edition of Windows 10 or 11, it will move to the retail activation channel.

Run slmgr /dlv to see what activation channel you are on.
 

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Your digital license needs to be linked to your MS account. Once it is linked, if you sign into the same Microsoft account on your new computer, there is a good chance you will be able to use your license from the old computer using the activation troubleshooter. This appears to work even with OEM licenses.

Not only that, but if you change the product key of an OEM activated install to the generic product key for that same edition of Windows 10 or 11, it will move to the retail activation channel.

Run slmgr /dlv to see what activation channel you are on.
Thanks for that - very helpful. This machine is indeed, as I expected, showing activation channel as retail.

As and when it comes to installing Windows 11 do I take a 'digital' key from my windows 10 installation as revealed by ShowKeyPlus as the 'installed key' or maybe the 'product ID'?

Or neither becuase the link t the my microsoft account will prompt activation? How do I amke sure that my current activation is linked to my Microsoft Account....I think it is.
 
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    System Manufacturer/Model Number: HP250 G4
    OS: Windows 10 Pro

    CPU: Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz

    Memory: 8GB

    Graphics Card(s): Intel Integrated

    Sound Card: Intel Integrated

    External Monitor(s) Displays: Philips 230C

    Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080

    Storage 1TB hard drive HGST HTS541010A9E680
    Plus external Samsung 1 terabytes for back up and for Sonos

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Check the product keys shown by showkey plus against the list of generic product keys here:

Chances are very high you are currently activated with a generic product key.

You and check your activation status:
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My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Homebuilt
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Crosshair VII Hero (WiFi)
    Memory
    32GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Education
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Inspiron 7773
    CPU
    Intel i7-8550U
    Memory
    32GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Nvidia Geforce MX150
    Sound Card
    Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17"
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    Toshiba 512GB NVMe SSD
    SK Hynix 512GB SATA SSD
    Internet Speed
    Fast!

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My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom (Built by Arbico Computers)
    CPU
    Intel Core i7 overclocked to 3.60 MHz
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5R
    Memory
    6GB Corsair PC10600 1333Mhz DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    1GB nVidia GTX 280 (but using intel integrated graphics)
    Sound Card
    Creative X-Fi Xtreme Audio 7.1
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC 2470WNX
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    WDC Blue 150GB [operating system]
    Samsung F1 1TB x2 [Data and CopyData]
    Plus external Samsung 1 terabytes for additional data copies and for Sonos stream
    PSU
    Corsair HX1000w
    Case
    Coolermaster Cosmos S
    Cooling
    Zalman CNPS 9700 LED
    Keyboard
    Logitech corded usb
    Mouse
    Logitech corded optical
    Internet Speed
    35 Mbps / 9 Mbps
    Browser
    Firefox, Opera, Edge
    Antivirus
    Defender with Malware Bytes
    Other Info
    LAPTOP SYSTEM SPEC
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: HP250 G4
    OS: Windows 10 Pro

    CPU: Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz

    Memory: 8GB

    Graphics Card(s): Intel Integrated

    Sound Card: Intel Integrated

    External Monitor(s) Displays: Philips 230C

    Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080

    Storage 1TB hard drive HGST HTS541010A9E680
    Plus external Samsung 1 terabytes for back up and for Sonos
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