Clean install Windows 11 in one go on a branded laptop which came with pre installed Windows 10. Don't have product key.

Indresh Gupta 1 Reputation point
2022-09-26T11:58:10.547+00:00

What if I do not have a Product Key?
I bought HP Omen with Windows 10 pre installed 1 year back. After the system got upgraded to Windows 11.

How do I clean install Windows 11 on the same laptop?

Ps.: 2 days back the SSD in the laptop got some issues and HP will replace it as product being in warranty.

Will be great if someone can guide me on this.

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  1. Limitless Technology 43,991 Reputation points
    2022-09-29T08:32:05.293+00:00

    Hello there,

    No worries you can just clean install and your Windows will be activated as you have a digital license.

    As Windows 10 is preinstalled you have a Digital license. A digital license (called a digital entitlement in Windows 11) is a method of activation in Windows 11 that doesn't require you to enter a product key.

    If you associated or signed onto a Microsoft Account or associated your MSA with your digital license, that will be your MSA containing the digital license.

    Reactivating Windows after a hardware change https:// support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/reactivating-windows-after-a-hardware-change-2c0e962a-f04c-145b-6ead-fb3fc72b6665

    Activate Windows https:// support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/activate-windows-c39005d4-95ee-b91e-b399-2820fda32227

    How to: Perform a Clean Install or Reinstall of Windows 10
    https:// answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/how-to-perform-a-clean-install-or-reinstall-of/bf72eda1-18f6-4839-9127-2b5389d9aa48

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