Help me with Windows license restore

Hello bro
my hdd got crashed, it is not even loading windows.
So, I bought new ssd today and installed piracy windows.
But when I bought laptop it came with preinstalled original windows.
Do you know how to recover my windows license?
Please help me bro.

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@TheJoker ok bro


To make things easier for you, this article

would give you all the information you needed and would walk you through different ways on how to recover the activation key.


When you upgraded from a previous version of Windows or receive a new computer preinstalled with Windows 10, what happened is the hardware (your PC) will get a digital entitlement, where a unique signature of the computer will be stored on Microsoft Activation Servers. The Windows 7 or Windows 8 genuine license you were previously running will be exchanged for a diagnostics key.

Anytime you need to reinstall Windows 10 on that machine, just proceed to reinstall Windows 10. It will automatically reactivate. You will prompted to enter a product key a couple times through the installation, click I don’t have a key and Do this later.

There is no need to know or get a new key, but if you have issues with Digital Licensing or the Activation Troubleshooter, you can utilize an existing Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 product key you already own to reactivate if necessary. or use the reset function in Windows 10.

Windows 8.0, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 came preinstalled on my computer, how do I find the product key?

Press Windows key + X

Click Command Prompt (admin)

Enter the following command:

wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey

Hit Enter

The product key will be revealed, copy the product key then enter it

Click Start > Settings > Update & security > Activation > Change the product key then enter the new product key then click Next to Activate

If you are unable to activate Windows 10 after all the above and you are certain you have the correct edition installed, then please attempt phone activation:

Activate Your Windows 10 License via Microsoft Chat Support

Let us know if the article given is sufficient.


Also, do check these article, I hope this may help you to restore the license. Good luck! :+1:



If your windows 10 license key that came along with your laptop preinstalled was OEM key then you dont need to worry about the license key as it gets bind to your bios and when you install the windows, it get activated automatically, if you are installing the same version of windows.

If they key was retail or any other variant, you will need that key. One option is for you to check the key at the back of your laptop. Many manufacturers put a sticker at the back which contains serial key.

Except for high end devices, most laptops come pre-installed with windows 10 home

Further if you have replaced the ssd, you dont need to use pirated windows. just go to official Microsoft website and download genuine version.

Official windows 10 download link >

Incase you are unable to retrieve the license key and for some reason it was not OEM key, then i would suggest you buy an OEM key and install genuine windows.

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