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  1. RobertBrown1990

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    Can I activate Windows 7 online using the Windows 10 activation key?
     
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    you can sometimes activate W10 using a W7 key but not vice-versa
     
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    Thanks
     
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    It depends.

    If the Windows 10 license you have purchased gives you Windows 7 downgrade rights, you can use this key. This might be the case if your computer is a business-model that came pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro. Check with the manufacturer of your computer.

    This is AFAIK the only way to downgrade to Windows 7 without purchasing a new license. If you have a home-model that was preinstalled with Windows 10 Home or some other version that is not Pro, you most likely cannot downgrade.
     
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