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Windows 7: If you right click and Format your c drive do you loose your license k

24 Jan 2015   #1
hollyoaks777

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If you right click and Format your c drive do you loose your license k

If you format your c drive do you loose your license key for windows 7 professional? I need to know because it is an msdn licence and I don't want to loose my license.

I am doing it as the laptop has become as slow as treacle it's taking 5 minutes to load Web pages. Script pop up keeps coming up with do you want to disable script etc. Really annoying.

I have the latest ie,Firefox, and chrome. It's the same with them all done a boot time scan with Avast found a couple of viruses and malware bytes found 1malware issue. But the computer is still very slow cpu is at 100% most of the time. So I think I need to wipe it.

But will I loose my license. Thank you in advance. Paul


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24 Jan 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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24 Jan 2015   #3
badcrc

Windows 7 Pro x64 sp1
 
 

AFAIK you can't format a drive that's in use
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24 Jan 2015   #4
gregrocker

 

If it's an MSDN license key then you can reinstall it as often as you want. If any problems arise use the activation phone option, or call MSDN subscriber support.

Follow these same steps to get and keep a perfect Clean Reinstall Windows 7
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09 Apr 2015   #5
hollyoaks777

windows 7
 
 

I have not been notified of your replies. I ended up buying a licence. Think I need a new computer. It's cpu is at 100% most of the time and I have no viruses or malware! Thank you for your replies. I have installed tapatalk so I will get your replies from now on.
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09 Apr 2015   #6
gregrocker

 

In that case I would do the Clean Reinstall following the steps in the blue link closely so you know you have a perfect install.
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09 Apr 2015   #7
hollyoaks777

windows 7
 
 

Done that mate.
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09 Apr 2015   #8
gregrocker

 

So how is performance?
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09 Apr 2015   #9
hollyoaks777

windows 7
 
 

It's Crap mate Firefox keeps crashing. ie11 is no better Google Chrome crashes. I don't know why the cpu is so high 100% just about the whole time my phone is very very fast compared to it!
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09 Apr 2015   #10
gregrocker

 

Work through the Troubleshooting steps below patiently, starting with a Clean Boot, all infection scans including Superantispyware and disabling all Add-Ons in browser, SFC, Disk Check. Report back as you go.

We assume you followed the Reinstall steps closely as they pertain to drivers so you know it was a perfect install? If not I would do it over to be sure
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