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Windows 7: New install of w7 64b onto new HD not working

25 Sep 2014   #11
HPmom

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 7601 Multi processor service pack 1
 
 

next problem. Key isnt working. It is valid. I put the old hard drive back in and validated the key and it was valid.

oh wait.....................My W7 is an upgrade


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25 Sep 2014   #12
gregrocker

 

If it's a retail Upgrade copy of Win7 then leave the key blank during install, then after install do the quick workaround in Option 3 of Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version.
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25 Sep 2014   #13
HPmom

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 7601 Multi processor service pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
If it's a retail Upgrade copy of Win7 then leave the key blank during install, then after install do the quick workaround in Option 3 of Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version.

Okay, thanks for that !
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