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Windows 7: Win 7 clean install and product key

05 Jul 2014   #1
Djwoody

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Win 7 clean install and product key

Hi.
I have just performed a clean install on a newly purchased HDD.
Windows will not accept my product code for my Windows 7 update. Does this mean I have to purchase a new product key?
Surely I don't have to install Vista and then Windows 7.

Chris


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05 Jul 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Chris,

Since this is an update copy of Windows 7 and not a retail copy, did you use the method below to clean install to be able to activate?

In addition, see if the error in Option Three is what you are seeing.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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