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Windows 7: Factory reset dilema (offerd to help uncle)

16 Apr 2013   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
If the COA sticker is messed up, you can run this VBS script to get the current key: ShowKey.vbs
You don't get the key of COA sticker by running the script!! You get the default OEM key.


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16 Apr 2013   #12
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Hmmm, that's true. forgot about that. Guess it's only useful with a Retail or downloaded install.
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17 Apr 2013   #13
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
You are real busy beavers. Didn't you see that the OP was already happy in post #4. LOL
Yeah I did notice but was wondering why it was going around the houses when a simple power up and the default key would do basically the same thing
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17 Apr 2013   #14
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I often update and add caveats to threads years later since they remain alive and referenced via Google.

In fact searching an issue via Google will sometimes turn up our old threads with incomplete or outdated fixes, where newer tutorials or methods are available. Updating them will sometimes goose them up to the top of the results list.
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