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Windows 7: Best Method to Install

04 Jun 2015   #1
pcspike

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Best Method to Install

I’ve just purchased the windows 7 Key only for a PC that I have thats still running XP and I was hoping if you could tell me the best method of going about the installation given that only the product key is supplied. I take it that it can just be downloaded. I do have a couple of Windows 7 installation disks that came with my other PC’s but they are for ‘Home Premium’ and ‘Ultimate’ so presumable would not be suitable, or is it just the key for these that is different?


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04 Jun 2015   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

You should be able to make a universal installation disc with this tutorial:

Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create

What version is the key for?

Do you have any reason to believe that the key you just purchased is authentic?
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04 Jun 2015   #3
pcspike

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks for the link.

Its for Windows 7 Professional 32 or 64 bit. Other buyers have all been happy with the purchase.
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