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  • I have turned 1 of my laptop to be used for the Windows 10 beta testing.  it was originally has windows 7 - 64 bit Home edition.

    Now that Windows 10 has been released to public, I would like to install it on my laptop.  When I tried to implement the upgrade, it asked for a product key.  Tried with my original Windows 7 product key, but it does not work.

    Question is, do I have to re-install my windows 7 and then upgrade it?  I was hoping that I do not have to do that.

    Appreciate any advises.

    Thanks,

    Phillip

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:31 PM

Answers

  • Yes the free upgrade is meant to upgrade a previously installed OS.
    • Proposed as answer by Thiophosgene Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:45 PM
    • Marked as answer by Roger Lu Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:47 PM
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:27 PM
  • Kindly go through the FAQ


    S.Sengupta, Windows Experience MVP

    • Marked as answer by Karen Hu Tuesday, September 1, 2015 2:41 AM
    • Unmarked as answer by Karen Hu Tuesday, September 1, 2015 2:41 AM
    • Proposed as answer by Karen Hu Tuesday, September 1, 2015 2:41 AM
    • Marked as answer by Roger Lu Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:47 PM
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:02 PM

All replies

  • Yes the free upgrade is meant to upgrade a previously installed OS.
    • Proposed as answer by Thiophosgene Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:45 PM
    • Marked as answer by Roger Lu Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:47 PM
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:27 PM
  • Kindly go through the FAQ


    S.Sengupta, Windows Experience MVP

    • Marked as answer by Karen Hu Tuesday, September 1, 2015 2:41 AM
    • Unmarked as answer by Karen Hu Tuesday, September 1, 2015 2:41 AM
    • Proposed as answer by Karen Hu Tuesday, September 1, 2015 2:41 AM
    • Marked as answer by Roger Lu Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:47 PM
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:02 PM