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Windows 7: Clean reinstall

12 Feb 2015   #1
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 
Clean reinstall

I'm selling my laptop and want to wipe the drive and reinstall the OS.

I went to the MS website, but it wouldn't accept my key - I found out that I have an OEM, and that's the reason.

My question - I have the install cd from my pc and it is the same as the laptop - both win 7 pro.

Can I use that disc to do a clean install on the laptop with the laptop key?


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12 Feb 2015   #2
ShoTTaS

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Yes, you can use that installer with the laptop CD key.
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12 Feb 2015   #3
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Thanks, thought so - just wanted to check.
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12 Feb 2015   #4
gregrocker

 

Make sure it's 64bit if there's more than 4gb RAM.

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12 Feb 2015   #5
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

It's a 64bit and 8gb ram.
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12 Feb 2015   #6
gregrocker

 

Then as long as the COA sticker says Professional version there is no reason the Key will not work, as long as it is inputted accurately.
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