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Windows 7: New hardware will require Windows 7 reinstall?

09 Jul 2013   #1
Murderlogist

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
New hardware will require Windows 7 reinstall?

I'm about to replace my processor, motherboard, and graphics card. Will I have to re-install Windows 7 again due to driver issues? My copy of Windows 7 can no longer be installed, as I've reached the limit for doing so.

Thanks.


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09 Jul 2013   #2
svukelich

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I doubt that you have hit a limit. I have reinstalled my version of windows many times; yes, you need to call their activation line and enter some data, but if you have a valid version of windows, and it is only installed on one machine ( the one you are trying to activate), there is no reason if cannot be reactivated. If you have do have a problem just enter all zeroes (00000) for the code boxes while you are on the phone and it will forward you to a live person.
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18 Jul 2013   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Take a peek at his Murderologist it has Noel from this forum at the bottom and it states five then phone Microsoft for retail versions.

Is there a limit to Windows 7 Activation? - Microsoft Community

I have actually done this with OEM's versions too mate they are very obliging if you state that the mobo is dead for example and you still want to use the OEM. I have never been knocked back
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