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Yes, product key for laptop and my OEM DVD are both Home Premium 64 bits. If you have a computer that came with Win7 pre-installed and have the Windows key sticker on your computer, be sure to tell the Microsoft agent as such. Do you actually have a Win7 Certificate of Authenticity with the key on it? Especially Microsoft's answers.Then, go back to the vendor.

He is using Outlook in Office 2010 connecting to a Hotmail account via MAPI. It makes assembly and installation THAT much faster with one less step to hassle with when they're putting your order together. Thank for your help, Cheers, Johnboy. You can get Ghost for next to nothing (like I did) if you watch the sales.

Most people cannot. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP, Dell, Gateway, Toshiba - 4 laptops and 2 desktops OS Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8 CPU from 1.6GHz Duo to i7 Monitor(s) So, in the words of JFK, "The price of liberty is eternal vigilance." Flag Permalink This was helpful (8) Collapse - Microsoft windows key by ellen307 / March 8, 2013 12:41 They email the keys for downloads.

Then you can always pull the image in when there is a disaster. RD, Bronx Flag Permalink This was helpful (6) Collapse - Tell more about that Windows 7. You must have all of your documentation and it may be time consuming.What bothers me the most about this is that there is no way to tell the difference with this I had to use the Alien Respawn and get bloatware like MacAfee Antivirus.

by crazedvole / March 8, 2013 1:52 PM PST In reply to: Microsoft says my Windows 7 is pirated; now what am I suppose to do now? ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. You may even have to talk with someone to get it sorted out, but say you have it installed on only 'ONE' computer. For example.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. by theanimaster / March 15, 2013 2:23 PM PDT In reply to: Microsoft declares software non-geniune This post just re-ignited a concern I had for Windoze, now that I'm seriously considering Flag Permalink This was helpful (32) Collapse - Updates by terryblount / March 15, 2013 12:06 PM PDT In reply to: Pirated Windows Problem This is the best solution, re-install W7, It's not the same product key that is installed on the machine by default.

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Want to clean install Windows 7, I lost my product key. Please help solved Can I reinstall windows 7 with a different disk but the same product key? Internet connection, browsing,...

They never would fix the problem. Then you can use Custom Drive Tools (see screenshot above) to delete and create partitions as you wish, format before installing. Would you recommend i do a clean install or the upgrade? For example.

It is a pretty serious kind of failure and neither Microsoft nor Velocity Micro seems to have taken it very seriously. Installation & Setup Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums It is friggin' Microsoft's fault. Is it possible the system is reading the wrong windows file?

That will give you a new activation for the new OS, valid forever.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Use Linux instead then by James Denison / January 6, I would like to do a clean install of 7 home premium on a new empty HD (a different HD than the Vista install) on the same computer. I have actually had this happen on several of my clients computers, and it seems with so many people using Win7 key generating software, that if someone generated your key and

I reinstalled and still get the same crap!

In my experience with a variety of configurations I have to say I'm very impressed. Are you 100% sure this works? by darrenforster99 / March 8, 2013 3:36 PM PST In reply to: Microsoft says my Windows 7 is pirated; now what am I suppose to do now? Had to call my self when I had to reinstall windows they ask how many times I have installed the CD told them this was first time since I had to

My System Specs OS vista johnboy99 View Public Profile Find More Posts by johnboy99 24 Jan 2010 #8 theog ME/XP/Vista/Win7 11,444 posts uk Hampshire You may need to Good to know. Internet goes out, and suddenly Windows is not genuine.This came on a "budget" AMD-based HP desktop (that I use for media and basic web browsing).I decided to run a Google search, One fine morning, it started saying that our Windows 7 copy is not valid.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Enough to give me pause... The March 2012 issue of PC World was very high on the FREE program from Easeus and so is CNET. With all the hectic work I was doing moving files and trying to figure out what was wrong before I came to the conclusion that it was the hard drive and Took about 25 minutes, but worked.

I have looked on the upgrade option website and see that Microsoft require a proof of purchase receipt before they will send an upgrade DVD. When I close IE10, I get a notice that IE is not working properly, which quickly becomes "do you want to close the program". Microsoft should be required to change the packaging so that a comsumer can easily identify this type of purchase. Dell's restore disks do not require the use of a product key as it's already baked into the version preinstalled on the computer.

Seems like a lot of tools have gone! I had a copy that was sold to a retailer from one of Microsoft distribution companies. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Like Ghost it will back up to a networked drive, and it will create a boot CD for when your PC won't boot.

Unfortunately, I don't remember how I fixed. Get the answer schnitterAug 18, 2012, 5:38 AM raytseng said: the disks are independent from the keys. Please try the request again. If your computer continues to work, my experience says to simply close the notice and ignore it.

Ask a new question Read More Windows 7 Related Resources Product key code windows 7 proffesional Lost My Windows 7 Product key Product key code windows 7 Product key code for Some internet stores will buy this type and even they may not know that it is illegal. Or Contact us for help with your refund.Q: What if my guest order number doesn’t work?A: Contact us for help with your order number.Q: Can I transfer my guest purchase to When I called the 800 MS number, they needed to see a proof of purchase receipt before ofering assistance and issuing me a new Key number.GL.

Reduced them to 500, but still can not receive current emails. If at some stage in the future i experience a hdd failure and needed to reinstall the OEM software again on the same computer would i have any difficulties activating the Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - That's not true. I believe it's a glitch.