Moving Windows From Laptop To PC (Free Upgrade)?

Feb 10, 2016

I installed Windows 7 onto my laptop , I then did a free upgrade to Windows 10. I would now like to move this installation to a new PC that I am buying. Can I do this for free? I no longer want Windows installed on my laptop, so can I transfer the licence to the new PC?

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