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Windows 7: Product Key not working?

19 Aug 2011   #11
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Yes, thats the wrong code. HYF8J-CVRMY-CM74G-RPHKF-PW48 is the default key for win7 pro edition. This key is embedded in the install dvd. When you first install win7, you might have noticed, you get 30 days trial? This is extendable upto 120 days. So you can go on using full windows without entering a product key for 120 days. After that, this key will not work and you need to enter your own, genuine purchased key to activate windows.

Your bro likely gave you the wrong key by mistake or somebody else gave him the wrong key. If the key is from the school, the school would have the correct code. Large organizations like corporations and univs often use volume licensing keys (KMS/MAK) so make sure you ask them for instruction on how to activate in addition to the key.


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19 Aug 2011   #12
whitepheonix

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

Before you guys go can you answer another question I have having troubles with?

I have a folder on my C:\ drive called f3706b4ea8fd8fdc6b6c7501
It is hidden, it is undeleteable, and I have no idea why it is there.
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19 Aug 2011   #13
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Probably a temp folder created by an update or MSE. It should go away after a reboot.
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19 Aug 2011   #14
whitepheonix

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

And if i doesn't? Does it matter?
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19 Aug 2011   #15
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

No, wont hurt you.
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19 Aug 2011   #16
whitepheonix

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

Thanks!
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