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I recently bought this laptop and it came with the usual bloat ware. New computers don't come with recovery CD like before and they said "windows 10" is embedded in the computer. So, what will happen if I wiped out the whole SSD and did a fresh install of Windows 10 PRO then decided later on to reverse everything back to original? Is the original Windows 10 key for my laptop embedded in the motherboard in which I just install windows 10 and leave the product key blank and it should be all fine and dandy?
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Did you ask them what they meant by Embedded in the PC? I mean... why wouldn't you ask the guys that sell this machine that question. O.o



The only question I have for you is... what's the reason for upgrading to PRO? You only get virtualization and that's pretty much it.
     
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I think with OEM laptops the Product Code is embedded in your BIOS. You can check if it's the case with this tool: http://www.intowindows.com/recover-windows-product-key-bios-efi/

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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post

Did you ask them what they meant by Embedded in the PC? I mean... why wouldn't you ask the guys that sell this machine that question. O.o



The only question I have for you is... what's the reason for upgrading to PRO? You only get virtualization and that's pretty much it.


I asked bestbuy, of course they didn't know lol. Windows 10 pro was just a sample.
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I think with OEM laptops the Product Code is embedded in your BIOS. You can check if it's the case with this tool: http://www.intowindows.com/recover-windows-product-key-bios-efi/

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