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17 Dec 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Operating system

Hoping somebody can help me, i recently bought a used laptop, the coa is for windows 7 home premium, laptop has had windows 7 ultimate installed and i keep getting message saying windows is not genuine, how do i revert back to home premium, i have the product key for this.

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17 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Everything you need is in these tutorials. And all you need is 1 blank dvd or a 4 gig flashdrive.

Clean Install Windows 7

Clean Install : Factory COA Activation Key

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

First thing, download the iso image from here.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/w/microsoft_os/3316.2-1-microsoft-windows-7-official-iso-download-links-digital-river.aspx

While it`s downloading, start reading the tutorials.


Has windows been activated ? How to check.

start>right click computer>properties
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17 Dec 2012   #3

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

You can order OEM Recovery disks from your OEM manufacturer's website.
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17 Dec 2012   #4

Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Your PC has been reformatted and installed other version of windows so follow the steps above .
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17 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
You can order OEM Recovery disks from your OEM manufacturer's website.

This option will cost you money.
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18 Dec 2012   #6
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Everything you need is in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

If you stick with the tools and methods given you'll get and keep with a perfect install.
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19 Dec 2012   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
You can order OEM Recovery disks from your OEM manufacturer's website.

This option will cost you money.
Free when using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app.

Free when you order OEM Recovery disks from your OEM manufacturer's website/phone in the first 12 months.
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