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Windows 7: Using official backup windows 7 dvd


12 Jul 2011   #11

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Yes that's similar to my Microsoft backup DVD, although mine is green, not blue.
I don't have a sticker on my PC since I ordered the Win 7 online & the backup DVD was delivered later.

Thanks for reminding me that the original email had the product key in it :-) I've got it now after looking up the original 'digital river' order confirmation, although I've still not been asked to input it. I still wonder if these backup disks actually require the key though. Its certainly not normal to be able to 'escape' out of the installation without inputting it...is it ?

Just for the record 'theog'. I am not doing an illegal copy :-)

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12 Jul 2011   #12

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Windows 7 install lets you not insert the KEY Code for a 30 trial, before it actually has to be activated.

Print out two (2) copies of your student Key Code & keep them in safe places
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12 Jul 2011   #13

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Green is Home P.
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12 Jul 2011   #14

win 7 home P
 
 

OK doc, thanks for that info.

I have it all ready for the inevitable 'knock at the door at dawn' :-)
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12 Jul 2011   #15

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

shawfield,
There are several different ways to activate.

My favorite is
WIN + PAUSE/BREAK key combo

At the bottom you see a place to click to activate.

WIN is the key with the Microsoft flag on top.
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12 Jul 2011   #16

win 7 home P
 
 

...& its done.

'Activation successful'

Thanks chaps.
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12 Jul 2011   #17

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Great. Glad to hear that all's well.
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13 Jul 2011   #18

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

I am happy to hear your problem is sorted
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