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Fresh Install and new system

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Fresh Install and new system

    Hey guys, So I've ordered a whole new system and am looking to only take the SSD from the old computer, but I want to format it so I can start anew, I've got windows 8 and I'm not sure how I go about activating it on the new system and all that.

    I've got the key that I had to use for the first installation, would I just plug that in again? or will it come up with "being used" or something similar?

    Thanks for reading


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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,863
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Vak, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You shouldn't have any issues with activating it online as usual during the clean install.

    If you have any issues with activation, then you could activate by phone instead.

    Hope this helps,
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