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Windows 7: Clean windows install. Cant ream the OME code/sticker on the bak.

12 Jul 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Clean windows install. Cant ream the OME code/sticker on the bak.


I wanna do a fesh clean install of window 7 ultimate on my laptop. The problem is I cannot read the sticker on the back too get the code

I hav no cds r dvds and my thumb drive is not big enough

Can anyone help me

My laptop is a Tosh SATELLITE A500-1GL

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12 Jul 2012   #2


That model comes with Home Premium, not Ultimate.

If you have Ultimate on it now, how was it activated? If it's a legal retail copy, you can audit the Product Key off the HD with Belarc Advisor - CNET

If not then your options are to contact Toshiba tech support to order the model's Recovery disks which will self-activate, buy a copy of Win7 to install upon it, or install a free Win8 Preview copy or Linux distro.
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12 Jul 2012   #3

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

That is good set of options Greg.

If you fancy trying Linux - this is fun Pinguy o/s
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