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Windows 7: Windows activation problem

10 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Windows activation problem


I would appreciate any thoughts or help in following :

My OS was in pretty bad shape and I wanted to reinstall it but I don`t have my installation disk anymore. So I wrote down my Product ID and Product key and downloaded a new legal version of Windows 7 Home premium 64bit - the same type that I had previously. After that I did clean install which worked fine until I tried to activate product.

After few tries I realized that there is different Product ID written down in the `my computer` specs. Now there is Product ID: 00359-OEM-xxxxxxx-xxxxx. The original Product ID was 55041-OEM-xxxxxx-xxxxx. The problem is that the Windows system is the same so why it doesn`t have the same Product ID?

Do you know where can I get the installation ISO for my Windows according to the Product ID that I have? Or what do you suggest? I am pretty confused about it.

Thank you in advance.

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10 Jul 2013   #2

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10 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Thanks for advice, I just uploaded it to the correct forum. Cheers
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