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Moving Old VM’s to a New Host with Vcenter Converter worried about losing Windows Activation

I plan on moving a 2 VM’s with the Vcenter Converter standalone I’m Worried about when windows sees the New CPU and other hardware its going to Deactivate my Servers Product Key how Do I prevent this.

Thank you


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3 Comments

  1. Is the CPU the same vendor Intel->Intel

    If so no problems

    If it’s Intel->AMD…. well you’re gonna probably just want to go with fresh installs.

  2. Running Windows client OS in a VM on a server requires Windows 10 Enterprise with SA or a Windows VDA subscription. If you were properly licensed and activated this situation would not have come up at all.

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