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Windows 7: Activating an old (OEM) license?

14 Jan 2015   #11
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bellzemos View Post
But isn't the N version meant for the European market? I need Serbian language.
The N editions don't contain any media player software. Don't you want windows media player?
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Serbian language isn't in the list.
Do you know someone who has WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL X64 serbian language?
Any other WINDOWS 7 X64 edition in serbian language is fine as well.

The bootable disks can very easily be converted into universal installation media supporting all Windows 7 editions (except Enterprise). There's only a single file that needs to be removed on the DVD. The file named ei.cfg in the sources folder restricts the choice of Windows editions that can be installed with that particular DVD. To remove it, you can apply the ei.cfg Removal Utility very easily.

Can you get such a dvd?


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15 Jan 2015   #12
NoelDP

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The Key is specific to the edition (Std/K/N/E etc) and MUST be used with the appropriate media.
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15 Jan 2015   #13
Bellzemos

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What do you mean by that exactly? I'm in Europe and N is said to be for Europe but the sticker doesn't say anything specific about the version so I guess I will try installing the standard edition.
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15 Jan 2015   #14
NoelDP

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Yup - Unless the sticker has the extra code it's the standard edition
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15 Jan 2015   #15
whs
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I think the N versions were because of the browser hassle with the EU.
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