• Win7 to Win10 activation trouble


    Fred Langa

    By Fred Langa

    A subscriber lost his Win7 product key and wonders what will happen if his free Win10 upgrade fails to properly activate, especially now that the old, manual “get a replacement key” methods no longer work!

    Surprisingly, the original product key might still exist in several unusual locations, even after the upgrade — but digging it out could take some doing. Here are the options, with additional information about what happens if you don’t activate!

    Plus: More on OneDrive’s permanent vs. impermanent local copies.

    Read the full story in the AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.19.0 (2021-05-24).