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Windows 7: Is windows 7 tied to this computer?

28 Dec 2012   #11
cryptoncore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (on laptop)
 
 

You can get programs to find your serial like the magic jelly bean keyfinder KeyFinder | Magical Jelly Bean
have a look at that, there is a trial version. there is other programs like it too.


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28 Dec 2012   #12
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cryptoncore View Post
You can get programs to find your serial like the magic jelly bean keyfinder KeyFinder | Magical Jelly Bean
have a look at that, there is a trial version. there is other programs like it too.
I just explained why a keyfinder wont' work for factory OEM.
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28 Dec 2012   #13
Pedroc1999

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

If you go on start and right click my computer a d go into properties. At the bittom you will find you serial i think
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28 Dec 2012   #14
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pedroc1999 View Post
If you go on start and right click my computer a d go into properties. At the bittom you will find you serial i think

This is not correct. The string given on the Computer>Properties page is the Product ID which can help MS trace the origin of the OS if need be. It is not the Product Key.

A Product ID with OEM in its string means it is factory preinstalled, or builder's OEM. That's about as useful as the ID is to us.
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28 Dec 2012   #15
Pedroc1999

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Thank you for correcting me greg. I deem myself as corrected.
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