Access to refurbished (AST) computers windows license key?


I've bought a number of refurbished units and intend to install Linux on them. However I also want to have the ability to install and go back to an activated copy of Windows. Normally I would just trust that I need to grab the OEM OS install disk and it will work upon install (via BIOS keys). Or I just enter the windows license key from the sticker on the PC.

In this case it seems that the refurbisher AST did not publish the license key on a sticker on the system's case, nor anywhere on papers in the box. Without the key in question I'm wondering how/if it will be possible to re-install windows 10 at a later time and get it activated?


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