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Windows 7: Activation issue after clean install on new hard drive

07 Aug 2012   #121
mrbongo

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

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Ahh thanks Dwarf.

(nice sig by the way... on Ilkla moor baht'at)


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07 Aug 2012   #122
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Persistence is the key to success, and you certainly were persistent!

Glad to see you back in business!
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07 Aug 2012   #123
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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i'd have gotten a tattoo but can't stand needles.
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08 Aug 2012   #124
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Well done to you mrbongo, I've been following this thread and it's been fascinating to watch and to see it's finally solved.
Only took 13 pages but what a journey.
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08 Aug 2012   #125
mrbongo

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joan Archer View Post
Well done to you mrbongo, I've been following this thread and it's been fascinating to watch and to see it's finally solved.
Only took 13 pages but what a journey.
Lol thanks.

Decided I am gonna see it through since I've now got my backup and image done, it's a win-win situation now.
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08 Aug 2012   #126
Anthony

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joan Archer View Post
Well done to you mrbongo, I've been following this thread and it's been fascinating to watch and to see it's finally solved.
Only took 13 pages but what a journey.
I agree Joan, more interesting than the Mars Mission....

@mrbongo, I admire you Patience on this, most people would have given up and ended up hacking their System, makes you wonder how many people have actually bought pre-installed windows and ended up in the same situation.

Well Done!!
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08 Aug 2012   #127
mrbongo

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anthony View Post
@mrbongo, I admire you Patience on this, most people would have given up and ended up hacking their System, makes you wonder how many people have actually bought pre-installed windows and ended up in the same situation.

Well Done!!
I think the most frustrating aspect is that if I owned a different brand of Notebook I could have simply made a call and used recovery disks available, the only task would be data retrieval.

If something is worth doing then it deserves a similar degree of effort.

If I hadn't come across the excellent help on here, I would still be sat scratching my head.
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08 Aug 2012   #128
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

No you wouldn't - you'd have been using the laptop for target practiCe with a 12-bore

(pssst - so would I!)
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08 Aug 2012   #129
mrbongo

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

...or rocking and sobbing in a corner muttering about 'wims'.
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08 Aug 2012   #130
NoelDP

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

LOL!
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