Transferring digital licence onto new system

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Hey all,

 

I've just built a new system for myself, but I am unable to activate my copy of Windows 10 Home. I have a digital licence through  my MS account, but it has not been linked to the new system.

 

Is there any way to activate it?

 

Many thanks

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You can call Microsoft support, and request the Windows activation by phone.

Start > Settings > Update & Security > Activation > Activate Windows Now > Activate by Phone

 

@SalmanAhmed I do not have the option to activate by phone listed in my activation page of settings.

You can only transfer retail license, not OEM.

See if this guide helps you:

https://www.kapilarya.com/how-to-transfer-windows-10-license-to-another-computer

Let us know if this helps!

Note: Included link in this reply refers to blog post by a trusted Microsoft MVP.