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Windows 7: would this product key work if I reinstall windows like this...help!

27 Apr 2012   #11
OldMX

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
I must be doing somerthing right!
Bro, you're the man around here, its a great asset for visitors to have you around.


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27 Apr 2012   #12
NoelDP

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Careful - either my head'll swell and explode, or I'll start blushing!
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27 Apr 2012   #13
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

got it
thank you very much noel. same for OldMx.
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28 Apr 2012   #14
NoelDP

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You're welcome - good Luck!
Feel free to come back with more questions if you need to.
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28 Apr 2012   #15
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Actually there is one. is there any place where I can check these product keys are legit or not? I tried searching in MS site but couldnt except for they check product ID before offer there help. as for me, I can't use it due to I use OEM version of Ultimate x64. Im looking into this because I suspect that they have charged her and installed a pirated copy of windows and Office although it seems working fine :/ just wanna be sure.

and I have read some posts in this activation section and really you're the man Noel. hats off!!
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28 Apr 2012   #16
NoelDP

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The only way you can check any particular Key without installing it is to telephone the Activation Center for your part of the world, and ask them very specific questions.

The risk is that if you ask them 'is this key valid'? they'll say 'yes' - because it is, at the time. You need to go further and ask 'WHAT type of Key is it?' - if they say anything other than full retail, you have a problem, and need to check whether it may be an MSDN or Volume Key.

There are VERY many fences to trip over in this - and the only really 'approved' way is to purchase from a reputable dealer in the first place.

Posting an MGADiag report will at least get us to the stage of being able to ask the right questions (if it doesn't point already to a major problem)
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28 Apr 2012   #17
suspect008

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hmm....Thanks for your advice Noel. me too thought so calling MS would be the only way. Anyway thank you very much for your help. I will post MGADiag report as soon as I get it.
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