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    I am looking to buy a second hard drive for my computer. If I were to clone the original to the newer, larger hard drive, and then erase the smaller one for Linux, would I have to reactivate Windows?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayson Gallatin View Post
    I am looking to buy a second hard drive for my computer. If I were to clone the original to the newer, larger hard drive, and then erase the smaller one for Linux, would I have to reactivate Windows?
    It is unlikely you'll have to reactivate. If you do need to reactivate try online first. If that fails call Microsoft. They are very understanding about hardware changes and activation issues.

    Joe

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    I frequently clone my hard drive with Acronis True Image and have never had to re-activate.

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