Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: anytime update


16 Sep 2012   #1

windows 7 starter
 
 
anytime update

Installed win 7 starter, activated, rebooted, ran anytime upgrade, upgraded to home premium, rebooted gives error regarding key and gives me 3 days to get another key and then activate running OEM starter. Please any help have reloaded numerousory times same story


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

17 Sep 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

Which product key did you use to activate Home Premium? You didn't mention if you purchased a Home Premium upgrade key. You cannot use your Starter key to activate your upgrade, you need to purchase the Home Premium upgrade key in order to do that.

Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to

Regards,
Golden
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Sep 2012   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Please follow this tutorial and post an MGADiag report - then we can see what the problem is.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/234159-windows-genuine-activation-issue-posting-instructions.html


Please also state the Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/howtotell/Hardware.aspx
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


18 Sep 2012   #4

windows 7 starter
 
 
key used

I used a home premium upgrade key and that is the error or problem. th
at i picked up
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 anytime update




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: anytime update
Thread Forum
Solved Windows Anytime Update Windows Updates & Activation
Windows Anytime Update Problem Windows Updates & Activation
Use Outlook Anytime Microsoft Office
Anytime Upgrade Installation & Setup
Anytime upgrade Installation & Setup
Anytime upgrade Windows Updates & Activation

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:01 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33