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Windows 7: Installing windows 7 on top af existing windows 7

23 Dec 2011   #31
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Mobo = Motherboard.

Did you consider the suggestion I made to audit the installed Product Key off the HD using Belarc then clean reinstall and try phone activating it with that key? It has worked for me in the past even though it's the key used to mass activate at factory.

It might have saved you having to waste another Win7 license on a computer which came with one good for life.

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