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Can 7->8 upgrade license be transferred to another laptop?

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    Windows 7

    Can 7->8 upgrade license be transferred to another laptop?

    Remember the period following launch where they had W8.0 for $14.99 for qualifying systems with Windows 7? Can that 8.0 license be transferred to another laptop of another brand?

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    Windows 10

    How to transfer Windows 8/8.1 license to new computer. -> link

    Note: This Windows 8.1 installation media accepts Windows 8/8.1 product keys, both OEM and retail (for example, "Windows 8 Pro $15/$40 Upgrade Offer" product key).

    Create installation media for Windows 8.1 - Windows Help
    The activation page shows the following message (see screenshot below):

    This product key is being used on another PC. Please try a different key.

    Note: Click on the Call support option (see screenshot below).

    Note: The activation robot asks you how many PC's you have installed Windows on. The correct answer is number 1.
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Can 7->8 upgrade license be transferred to another laptop?
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