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Windows 7: Returning a Laptop / Installing Win7 on New One?

08 Nov 2009   #1

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Returning a Laptop / Installing Win7 on New One?


I had a Sony laptop which came pre-installed with Vista (but there was no operating system disk supplied).

I purchased Windows 7 Full Home Edition which I installed on this laptop.

Now this laptop has become faulty, so I need to return it back to the company that sold it to me. I'll need to return it with Windows 7 on it since I can't downgrade it back to Vista (since I don't even have an installation disk for Vista as previously mentioned).

The seller has agreed to ship me a replacement. My question is will I be able to install my copy of Windows 7 on my new laptop since I already installed and activated it on the one thats now being returned. If not, what could I do?

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08 Nov 2009   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Probably will have to do Phone activation with Microsoft & explain about your returned laptop.
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