Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: P4 + 768 Ram OS System and where to source disks for XP/W7.

14 Jul 2012   #11
gregrocker

 

When you boot the Win7 installer it will scan the HD and if it sees any OS will then allow use of Upgrade version key during install - as long as it's inputted correctly which is the cause of 90% of these failures.

However if you are installing to a new or wiped HD the installer sees no OS, so then you need to leave the key blank during install and do Option 2 or 3 given here after install to activate: Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

I would not run WIn7 without at least 1gb RAM.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
14 Jul 2012   #12
mfx

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok its the simple things in life that are often overlooked.

Downloaded upto date ISO from link posted above.
Installed with out entering a product key.
Downloaded all updates and installed a few other sundry programs I use on any system.
Once updated andinstalled registered online but got the Code xC004F061 OInvalid Product Key due to upgrade message.
Followed the Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version link to workaround the code error.
On reboot ran activation entering Product Key via Control Panel Items->System.

ACTIVATION SUCCESSFUL

Thank you for the advice and great links.

What I love about this forum always positive support and great results.

Cheers all Repped Up

Peace

M

Addum update ram to 1.5 and may see if I can find an some more to take it to 2. Only surfing, email, skype or viewing photos and writing the odd document so nothing heavy.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 P4 + 768 Ram OS System and where to source disks for XP/W7.




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
System Restore Disks
Hi ya guys! Listen I am a bit puzzled here. I have a Windows 7 'System Repair' disk AND a Win 7 'Boot-able Recovery Disk. Both disks have slightly different contents. ???? I have done some investigating, and found that many people refer the the 'Repair' disk as boot-able? I know that...
Backup and Restore
Moving Dynamic Disks from System to System...
Hi Guys, I have recently had to move a hard disk from an XP system to a Win 7 system due to a hardware failure in the old machine, however Win 7 does not recignise the old data in the old Dynamic partition? Have tried various types of Partition software to try and rescue the data but it...
General Discussion
Boot and System on two different disks - how do I fix this?
My PC had one hard disk with Windows XP installed. Everything ran fine. I then fitted a second hard disk into the PC and installed Windows 7 on it, and it allowed me to dual boot into either OS. I have since removed the Windows XP installation and wiped the XP disk. I then could not boot and used...
Installation & Setup
How Do I Use My System Recovery Disks?
A few years ago i created system recovery disks and had to use them to restore my laptop. I didn't know what to do so my friend did it for me, but now he's not around and i need to reformat because i'm giving the laptop to my girlfriend. I still have the disks but have no idea how to use them....
Installation & Setup
HP System Restore Disks ?
Hello, Thinking of replacing a hd in an older HP Desktop pc. When I got the pc 3 yrs ago, I did what they said to in the documentation and created a set of three "Restore Disks" As I wouldn't want to buy a new MS W7 Program disk for the new hd, is it likely that these restore disks have...
General Discussion
How can i play Blu ray disks? Any open source players?
I got a new blu ray drive but the powerdvd trial ran out and Cyberlink wants me to buy some software that costs more than what i paid for the drive. Is there any free software out there i can get quick so i can watch transformers 2 tonight? The movie has to be back tomorrow.
Media Center


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:32.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App