Windows is needed to activate again after upgrading cpu and mobo

I have upgraded my CPU and motherboard. Now win 8 is telling me to activate it. My question is that should I deactivate my windows from the old system first?? Or if I give my serial it will be activated??
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  1. In a word, yes. However, the license agreement actually states that you must completely remove any old copies of the OS if you are transferring it to another ocmputer that you own.
  2. The_Prophecy said:
    In a word, yes. However, the license agreement actually states that you must completely remove any old copies of the OS if you are transferring it to another ocmputer that you own.


    How to do that?? Please explain properly..
  3. If you cannot activate your copy because you upgraded your processor and motherboard contact Microsoft they should be able to help you activate it if you are having issues:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319726
  4. edogawa said:
    If you cannot activate your copy because you upgraded your processor and motherboard contact Microsoft they should be able to help you activate it if you are having issues:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319726


    Is there any otherways without calling customer care?? I have tried phone call but after typing all the installation ID it is saying that technical problem call back later. :(
  5. jayadratha said:
    edogawa said:
    If you cannot activate your copy because you upgraded your processor and motherboard contact Microsoft they should be able to help you activate it if you are having issues:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319726


    Is there any otherways without calling customer care?? I have tried phone call but after typing all the installation ID it is saying that technical problem call back later. :(


    Talk to an actual person, don't use automated system, should be an option to.
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