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Old 07-19-2018, 03:20 PM
 
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10 - I checked the status of the OS and it was NOT activated. I tried to activate but it asked for a serial number. I added the only one I had which was the serial number on the win 7 sticker on the box. That did not work.

I'm surprised it dd not simply activate. You had win10 installed on HDD with this motherboard before? I've just reinstalled on new HDD recently on an ASUS machine.



Check to insure the version is accurate, if you had Home or Premium it needs to be the correct one installed.
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Old 07-19-2018, 03:40 PM
 
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I'm surprised it dd not simply activate. You had win10 installed on HDD with this motherboard before? I've just reinstalled on new HDD recently on an ASUS machine.
Check to insure the version is accurate, if you had Home or Premium it needs to be the correct one installed.
The sticker on the box says:
"WIN7 Home Premium OA"

Which Win 10 version should I have downloaded?
I downloaded Win 10 Pro.

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Old 07-19-2018, 04:15 PM
 
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According to the MS website that ISO file contained both the pro and home versions. I would assume it would ask you what version you want to install. You need to install the home version.


Yopu can check what version you installed: Settings >> System >> About
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Old 07-19-2018, 05:38 PM
 
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According to the MS website that ISO file contained both the pro and home versions. I would assume it would ask you what version you want to install. You need to install the home version.


You can check what version you installed: Settings >> System >> About
I was almost sure that the WIN 10 version previously installed on the desktop was WIN 10 Pro, so I downloaded that version and installed it.

Now I am not so sure anymore.

I will now download the WIN 10 Home version and try again.

I honestly do not care if it was the home or Pro version.
As long as it works I would be happy.
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