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Windows 7: OEM or Retail

24 Apr 2013   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

Are the keys from the bottom of the laptop ? To activate the key with the right laptop try using the phone option

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24 Apr 2013   #22
Microsoft MVP


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ShaneCurtis View Post
@Greg I am having a bit of trouble understanding your post. Are you saying that because I own a legit copy of Win XP that I should be able to use an Anytime Upgrade Key to install Windows 7? I have working Anytime Upgrade keys for Win 7 Pro and Ultimate. Have tried using them to activate before and it doesn't work. I'm confused... Sorry to be a pain, please clarify.

No, Shane, the Anytime Upgrade keys can only be used to upgrade from a lower version of Win7. You first must have a Win7 license to replace Win8. I suggested Win7 Upgrade version since you previously purchased XP and therefore qualify for Win7 upgrade.
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24 Apr 2013   #23

Windows 7 Home Premium

@Greg, OK I understand what you're saying now. Buy upgrade version of Win 7 instead of full version, got it. Thanks for clarifying.
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24 Apr 2013   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit


That is what I believe I said HERE
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