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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,233
Posted By ShaneCurtis
Product.INI Keys

Hi Guys,

Have a question. There's a file called product.ini in the sources directory on the Win 7 Install Media. There are N and E keys in this file. What are these keys, anybody know?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By ShaneCurtis
I have a Dell Win 7 OEM install disk and have an...

I have a Dell Win 7 OEM install disk and have an Asus laptop running Win 8. Want Win 8 gone and replaced with Win 7.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By ShaneCurtis
Changing Win 7 OEM Install

Is there a way to change a Win 7 OEM setup to install on a different computer or change the computer's OEM info so that the install will work?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
Not at Walmart no, but thanks for bringing that...

Not at Walmart no, but thanks for bringing that up, I will call HH Gregg tomorrow about that, I forgot to ask. If I have to pay restocking fee then I will probably just keep the laptop. I'm not in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
I returned a Toshiba laptop already because they...

I returned a Toshiba laptop already because they had absolutely NO support for Win 7. No drivers no nothing. I bought the Asus I have now because Asus at least had Win 7 drivers. I figured the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
As for me, I think I've decided to return my...

As for me, I think I've decided to return my laptop to the store. I don't like or wanna use Win 8 and I don't have the extra cash to do what is needed to downgrade my laptop. I thought I had what I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
I got my UEFI Boot to work. I'm just trying to...

I got my UEFI Boot to work. I'm just trying to help resolve rwx's issue. Strange thing though, since resolving the inital problem I've had no issues booting UEFI. Haven't had to delete my data...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
@Greg, OK I understand what you're saying now. ...

@Greg, OK I understand what you're saying now. Buy upgrade version of Win 7 instead of full version, got it. Thanks for clarifying.
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
I have discs too keys are not working.

I have discs too keys are not working.
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
@Greg I am having a bit of trouble understanding...

@Greg I am having a bit of trouble understanding your post. Are you saying that because I own a legit copy of Win XP that I should be able to use an Anytime Upgrade Key to install Windows 7? I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
@AddRam, yes it is exactly what I said. My post...

@AddRam, yes it is exactly what I said. My post had NOTHING to do with installing Windows 7. I asked for clarification on the differences between OEM and Retail. I further stated that my issue was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
I understand that and it would not be an issue I...

I understand that and it would not be an issue I already have Win 7 on my desktop and this copy would be used solely for the laptop downgrade
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
Thanks for the info. Win 7 drivers are available...

Thanks for the info. Win 7 drivers are available for my laptop. I already have Win 7 installed and it seems to be working fine. My issue is activation. Windows update seems to also have most of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
@AddRam Thanks for pointing at this post and...

@AddRam Thanks for pointing at this post and while it is very helpful and well done it does NOT solve my problem. I already have Win 7 installed. My issue is activation. @Jimbo and King Arthur. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
So what you're saying is OEM would work on my...

So what you're saying is OEM would work on my laptop and only my laptop and it would only work for a clean install, is this correct? I'm looking for the cheapest way to accomplish this. OEM Win 7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ShaneCurtis
OEM or Retail

Hey Guys,

Need some clarification. I'm trying to do a downgrade on my Asus laptop from Win 8 to Win 7. Will a store bought OEM version work or not. I need a CD and key that doesn't care what...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By ShaneCurtis
hhhhhmmmm

So I need an OEM key is that what you're saying. There is no legit key for this laptop because it came preloaded with Win 8 and I want Win 8 gone. One other question why was I unable to do the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By ShaneCurtis
Oppps My Bad

Ooooppps my bad I accidently posted the wrong output. The last output was from my desktop. Here is the output from my laptop. I also had the same problem when I tried to reinstall Home Premium on...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By ShaneCurtis
Here are the results you requested. ...

Here are the results you requested.

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By ShaneCurtis
Windows Activation Issues

Hi Guys,

I'm having problems activating Win 7 after doing a Win 8 downgrade on my laptop. At first I thought I would be able to use my Anytime Upgrade Keys but I guess you can't use them do do a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
@rwx how big is your target drive? Is there any...

@rwx how big is your target drive? Is there any unallocated space on the drive when you try to do the install. Not free space unallocated space. I hade removed my data partition before the UEFI...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
@rwx I would like to try and help you solve your...

@rwx I would like to try and help you solve your UEFI Boot issue since you've been so patient with me. What version of Win 7 are you attempting to install? Can you provide a list of the files...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
As of this moment I have a working base install...

As of this moment I have a working base install of Win 7 Pro on my laptop with all known device drivers accounted for. Thanks to all those who assisted me along the way. Sorry for being short...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
First I had to get some kind of network...

First I had to get some kind of network connectivity working. My LAN driver installed OK amd now I'm running Windows Update to see if it can resolve some of my driver issues for me. I'll keep you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 38,641
Posted By ShaneCurtis
I am sorry also if I got hotheaded. As for me I...

I am sorry also if I got hotheaded. As for me I did manage to get Win 7 to boot UEFI and all I did was delete my data partition then booted the Win 7 dvd and it let me boot UEFI. It may be all for...
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