in 2012 I bought a windows 7 home 64 system builder OEM disc. I put that windows on my old system with a new hard drive and it worked.
That same Year I built a new system only re using the hard drive and case everything else was new and did a clean install of 7 and it worked.
2016. I have that same PC I built in 2012 I upgraded the 7 OEM license to windows 10.
What will happen if I get new hardware? I keep reading if theres a new motherboard windows license is no good anymore. This really confuses me because I swear I have already transfered the license successfully to another PC entering the product key I didnt have to call microsoft.
I have 10 home on a 4 GB flash drive using the media creation tool. From the start when suggested I made a microsoft account. I have already reinstalled windows 10 cleanly multiple times but on the same PC. It never asked for a product key it just asked for me to enter my microsoft password then granted me a digital entitlement.
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I just looked and noticed it no longer says Digital Entitlement just Windows is Activated.