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Windows 7: Invalid product key

23 Oct 2009   #1
pimpstaremre

Windows XP
 
 
Invalid product key

Hi all,

well i have a problem here.. i just bought the Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade 32-bits edition..
well everything went fine..
and when i was at the "Enter product key screen" the key that i am entering is INVALID????????????????
like wth..
i tried it for 30 minutes..
someone els tried is also i thought im missing a letter when typing..
but no.. still wont work..
this realy is sorry but F**kt up..

what can i do?

Ty already,
Emre


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23 Oct 2009   #2
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Call Microsoft.
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23 Oct 2009   #3
pimpstaremre

Windows XP
 
 

yeah i will .. but i still dont get why they put a invalid key at the box its MICROSOFT the biggist SOFTWARE companny there is.. they shouldnt make mistakes like this!!
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23 Oct 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pimpstaremre View Post
Hi all,

well i have a problem here.. i just bought the Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade 32-bits edition..
well everything went fine..
and when i was at the "Enter product key screen" the key that i am entering is INVALID????????????????
like wth..
i tried it for 30 minutes..
someone els tried is also i thought im missing a letter when typing..
but no.. still wont work..
this realy is sorry but F**kt up..

what can i do?

Ty already,
Emre
what OS were you upgrading from? was the version you purchased upgrade or full? which version is it (ult, pro, home, etc)

ken
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23 Oct 2009   #5
pimpstaremre

Windows XP
 
 

i had the choice to upgrade or clean install i went for clean install.., im using it on a clean HD , version Ultimate 32 bits as in the thread said.
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23 Oct 2009   #6
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If you an upgrade version, you need to select upgrade. It sounds like you are trying to use an upgrade key for a non-upgrade install.
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23 Oct 2009   #7
pimpstaremre

Windows XP
 
 

okej.. but the problem is.. that i cant upgrade annymore from my "current" OS because i deleted his partition TO install windows 7 CLEAN....
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23 Oct 2009   #8
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pimpstaremre View Post
i had the choice to upgrade or clean install i went for clean install.., im using it on a clean HD , version Ultimate 32 bits as in the thread said.
First, you can clean install from an upgrade disk. ref here Clean Install from Upgrade Windows 7 version but that doesn't explain why the key doesn't work. can you clip and paste it? I get the feeling there is something simple that we all are overlooking.

the key is 25 numbers in groups of 5 correct?

Ken
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23 Oct 2009   #9
pimpstaremre

Windows XP
 
 

yeah group of 5 x 5 .. but i aint typing it wrong.. i know.. i treid it so manny times.. even reinstallt whole win 7 again.. but still wont work
but i aint telling the key here ..
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23 Oct 2009   #10
Saltgrass

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Any chance you are misreading one of the letters or numbers. K or X, 0 or O, I or 1, 2 or Z and maybe others.
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