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27 Jun 2013   #21
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windows 7 64 bit home premium

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
What OS version came preinstalled and is listed on the COA sticker on bottom of PC?

Is the Product Key still readable?
OS version came is windows 7 home pre , yep it is listed and key is listed .

is the ISO image the same as the content of the installation CD?
if so .. is it legal to use ISO from net and PROD key from bottom of laptop ?
will I verily find production key on my PC case ? for laptops I know it Is there but for PCs ?
why there are worries among some people if they don't take a CD or DVD along with their laptops if the case is so easy , just getting ISO image and activating it using PROD key ?
answering those will finish my doubt and thread would be terminated .

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27 Jun 2013   #22
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Of course it's legal to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 or we wouldn't have advised you to do it. This is the top tech site on the web where we've helped tens of thousands of users to successfully do this.

You want Home Premium with SP1 and Media Refresh. If you have 4gb of less RAM I would use 32 bit.

Follow the steps closely in blue link tutorial as they cover everything and will result in a perfect install.

Put your wireless or ethernet LAN driver in your backup so you can install it to get online quickly if it isn't ready to connect when you arrive at the desktop, then do all rounds of Important and Optional Updates after enabling Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware (Step 3) . If any drivers are missing after all Updates are done, import them from the Support Downloads webpage for your exact model.
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