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Windows 7: Trying to reinstall Windows 7 without a Product Key--Please help

28 Jan 2012   #31
Microsoft MVP


As the Product ID is a number which can be used by MS, why don't you call MS Customer Service and ask them if they can help you retrieve your Product Key using it? If so then it will help a lot of others here, too.

Have you asked the Student offer fulfiller specifically if they can replace the key when you have the Product ID?

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28 Jan 2012   #32

windows 7 professional 64 bit

Both MS and the MSDN rep at my school basically told me there was nothing they could do. I did not tell them I had a product ID and I knew 5 letters/numbers of the license, though-- should I try again and tell them I have an ID and know 5 letters of the key?

Thanks for your help guys-- and yeah, I edited my post-- I thought Belarc detected a product key, but it turned out to just be the product ID
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28 Jan 2012   #33
Microsoft MVP


Yes, I'd ask the MSDN rep that specific question, perhaps email him/her the link to this thread with your request.
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