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Windows 7: Bought windows 7 from ebay and not sure if it's genuine

27 Apr 2017   #11
honnybee

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Melchior View Post
idk... your experience is bound to be different from mine... The copy of Windows 7 I bought was shipped from California to New Hampshire... so idk.. I was just sharing my thoughts..


EDIT:
and you could have provided a link to the eBay auction in question for us to look at I guess... :/
The user took it down after purchase actually both the sellers I purchased separately ones took down the page in the same time.


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27 Apr 2017   #12
SIW2

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You can use a legit key with any valid installation media, which is widely available.

I wouldn't know if your key is legit, they are often available at low prices in Europe.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by honnybee View Post
I called up windows and the guy said as long as the product key is legitimate that's all that matters I'm not sure if that's true
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27 Apr 2017   #13
honnybee

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
You can use a legit key with any valid installation media, which is widely available.

I wouldn't know if your key is legit, they are often available at low prices in Europe.




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So your saying all that matters is if the product key is legitimate and just create your own Bootable cd?
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27 Apr 2017   #14
SIW2

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Yes. You will need a dvd ( or usb ), too big for cd.
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27 Apr 2017   #15
honnybee

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Yes. You will need a dvd ( or usb ), too big for cd.
Okay thank you
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27 Apr 2017   #16
RolandJS

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"...Ultimate Retail sold for about $300.00..." I can relate; my Windows 7 Professional retail was $199.00.
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