Create a disk image using Acronis

Acronis software required connect to machine console select activity (backup) select source drive select destination change preferences: compression HIGH, Ignore bad sectors...

Change Windows Product Key

Open a command prompt as an Administrator. Enter slmgr /upk and wait for this to complete. This will uninstall the current product key from Windows and put it into an unlicensed state. Enter slmgr /cpky and wait for this to complete. This will remove the product key...