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Windows 7: Windows update downloads nothing

31 Jan 2016   #11
Amazone

Windows 7 Home Premium 64b ServicePack1
 
 

Hi Roy -
Do you mean I now have a spare key that I could use say for upgrading one of my Vista's?

BTW : thnx for the help - WU now running normal


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31 Jan 2016   #12
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 
Key

Hi Amazone,

In your case its a bit of a grey area, it will depend on the answers to the following

The state in which you recieved it from the refurbisher, and your actions

was the System builderOEM key already on it when you received it ?.

If not is there a sticker on the base of your comp,
stating W7 home premium, with another key on it, DO NOT POST that key

Did YOU purchase the System builder OEM key

If the latter is the case, and the comp came with W7 pre-installed, then you do have a spare Key,
which you can use to update,>> via a clean install <<, any comp you like as their not tied to a specific machine.

Roy
Note
One key per machine, if you want to use the SB OEM key on another comp, then you will have to revert back to the sticker code on the refurb.
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01 Feb 2016   #13
Amazone

Windows 7 Home Premium 64b ServicePack1
 
 

Roy,

There is a sticker on the base of the computer (the number shows in the report)
I did not purchase a separate Key.
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