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  • Hi All ,

    I am a Senior IT Administrator in a IT company ,

    We have purchased 30 brand new laptops with Windows 10 OEM activated .

    We would like to downgrade it to windows 8.1 using WDS.

    Which makes us losing windows 10 license, Can it be re used ????

    Suggest me asap ...!!

    Thursday, January 5, 2017 6:43 AM

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  • I am not a licensing authority but quick answer... OEM licenses are tied to the hardware and system that you purchased from the OEM. So you cannot re-use the license on another computer even if you did downgrade it or even bought a whole new license.
    • Proposed as answer by Tadd-7 Friday, January 6, 2017 1:57 AM
    Friday, January 6, 2017 1:57 AM