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Windows 7: Windows 7 ultimate not genuine message.

19 Apr 2012   #11
Kirtie12

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
As I said earlier - one option is to purchase a Full Retail license for Win7 Ultimate,and swap in the Key from that.
No reinstall is required.


Note also that the manufacturer's website will usually have the manual in multiple languages - simply download it and follow the instructions!


I can't quickly find the user manual for your machine - but the Service Manual is here.... Documentation

[edit- I lied - the user manual is there as well, disguised as a 'setup guide'!]
Thank you so much for your help, you have really been a big help, I think that is much easier actually, Although to make sure that I understand properly, when I buy the full version, all I have to do is go to "activate your copy of windows now" and then put in the licence key? And there will be no problems?

Again thank you so much.


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19 Apr 2012   #12
NoelDP

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

You're welcome.
When/if you get the Full Retail package, you can use the Change Product Key link at the bottom of the System properties page to change the Key (or the option that you probably get when you boot the PC) to change teh Key to the one in the package. it will then automatically attempt internet activation as part of the process.
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