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Windows 7: Installing windows 7 again, lost disc.

15 Aug 2012   #1

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Installing windows 7 again, lost disc.


I have a laptop with a Mandarin (chinese language) version of windows 7 home premium on it. There is the licence code on the back of laptop, on a genuine Win sticker. Can I use any Win 7 home premium disc to install windows again? Would it have to be another mandarin disc?

Also, is it possible to download a replacement disc as an ISO from Windows? Tell me I don't have to buy another copy of Windows 7.

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15 Aug 2012   #2
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No you own the copy of Win7 which comes with the PC for it's life to reinstall as often as you want. YOu can also use a different language for the same version as best we know.

Follow these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.
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