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Windows 7: Have Product Key, missing OEM discs

04 Nov 2012   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AtariBaby View Post
Totally my fautl. i was in such a hurry I combined the "my digital life" posts with yours. FYI guys, those mydigitallife links are for "Professional N" which will not work with a W7 Professional key.

Gregrocker I am bookmarking your outstanding guide. Do you by chance have it in handy document form? I'd like to have it in my dropbox and use it from now on as my standard guide!
You went down too far, the 4th set down are W7 Professional, X17-59186.iso is the one you want.

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04 Nov 2012   #12


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ataribaby View Post

gregrocker i am bookmarking your outstanding guide. Do you by chance have it in handy document form? I'd like to have it in my dropbox and use it from now on as my standard guide!
Clean Reinstall.docx

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