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change key from volume license kms to upgrade retail?

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    windows 7 x86,7 x64, 8 x64, xp

    change key from volume license kms to upgrade retail?


    can i change the key, from a volume license kms one, to upgrade retail one?

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    No. I don't believe that is possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by webtax View Post
    can i change the key, from a volume license kms one, to upgrade retail one?
    Keys are edition specific... editions are key sensitive.. thus dependant on the edition, you can swap keys.. Windows Enterprise is a Volume licence edition and thus will only accept gVLK's/MAK's, whereas Core and Pro (including the new Coreconnected (with Bing) and StudentProfessional(for Education) versions will accept either.
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change key from volume license kms to upgrade retail?
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