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Windows 7: Refurbished PC Windows 7, problems.

24 May 2016   #1
claw106

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 10 x32
 
 
Refurbished PC Windows 7, problems.

Hi,

There was a garage sale and this person was selling this desktop for free.

It came with OEM (I believe, because it had the sticker saying this was designed for XP, and booted to XP) with XP, and I also got a windows 7 install ISO from Microsoft Tech Support awhile back for a different problem. I used that ISO to install, and i'm currently running unactivated.

The product key for XP doesn't work.

The product key that magical jelly bean found says it's default.

The product key that was actually designed for this ISO didn't work either.

What can I do about this? With buying a licence being last.

Willing to try other options...


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24 May 2016   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

You can try contacting Microsoft to see if they will activate it. If not, you are most likely looking at purchasing a license (if you can).
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24 May 2016   #3
Bertison

Windows 7/64 HPremium.
 
 

claw 106, complete 7 O/S disks and/or COA licences still available on Ebay in the UK, don't know about Oz. I just bought a disk with COA from IT Discounts in the UK, installed and activated fine. There are some rogues about though, look for Seller ratings and reviews.
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25 May 2016   #4
claw106

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 10 x32
 
 

Alright, thanks.
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25 May 2016   #5
torchwood

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

Hi Claw,
with the code from MS on your comp please run this tool, might give us a clue, note it cant be used on 2 comps at the same time might have to unregister it.

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=52012

Roy
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