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: Windows 7 product key on laptop

08 Sep 2015   #1

Windows Home Premium 7 x64
Windows 7 product key on laptop

I would like to know if a Windows 7 product key on a laptop can be used to install Windows Vista on it? Just curious.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Sep 2015   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Not that I ever heard of. The Win 7 key is good for whatever version of Win 7 is stated on the COA sticker, and nothing else.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Sep 2015   #3

Windows Home Premium 7 x64

Thanks for the quick reply.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Windows 7 product key on laptop

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Laptop manufacturer Windows 7 product key not working!!!!
Hi, I recently purchased an Acer Aspire 5532 from a friend and it came with elementary OS. The manufacturer sticker on the back has a Windows 7 Home Premium key but it's not working. I tried to download Windows 7 Home Premium ISO from Microsoft website and it asks for the product key but...
Windows Updates & Activation
reinstalling Windows on a HP laptop using the laptops product key?
Can I install Windows from a download (DigitalRiver) and use the product key that's on the bottom of the laptop so I don't have all the HP bloatware? I'm trying to do a restore using HP's tools but it isn't looking good (doing a startup repair now). I went to HP's site and found the drivers I need,...
Installation & Setup
HP laptop Genuine Windows error No field for Product Key
Error indicates Windows is not genuine. Believed to be the original OS (but checking on that to confirm). Microsoft wants $149 contract to resolve the problem and guarantees they can fix it. (Can they really?) HP wants $49 and to lock into a monthly contract for a year. Maybe they can fix it. ...
Windows Updates & Activation
how do i use the product key at the bottom of my laptop?
My laptop crashed and I would like to know how do I re-install windows 7 home basic using the product key on the base of my laptop.I have no cd's as windows 7 was already pre-loaded and activated on my laptop when my parents gave it to me (laptop was a birthday gift) Can I just download a windows 7...
Windows Updates & Activation
Product Key Does Not Match Current Windows SKU (Foreign product key?)
So short story, I work at a college tech site that fixes student and faculty computers. A foreign exchange student from Japan with a Sony Vaio (most likely from Japan as well) managed to get a virus on his computer and he was blocked off our network. Our policy is that we wipe and reinstall the OS...

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 23:06.
Twitter Facebook Google+