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Windows 7: Windows 7 Pro Natl. Academic Only Product Key?

10 Oct 2013   #1

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Windows 7 Pro Natl. Academic Only Product Key?

Hi everyone!

I have a Windows 7 Pro Natl. Academic Only license sticker and I was wondering if I can use it to to activate windows 7 pro, if i install it to my system? In google I saw alot of posts saying they had the same version on sticker but there was no product key there with it. I in fact have it there so can I install windows 7 pro with this license key and it will be just like any other windows 7 pro, that let's say isn't ana academic only version? It doesn't say if it's 32bit or 64bit on this sticker though.

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10 Oct 2013   #2
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You should always be able to reinstall Win7 with the Product Key on COA sticker no matter what the version or sku.

But I'd backup an image externally just in case. Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

Then follow these same steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 making sure to pay attention to how drivers are handled in Win7 because it is different than XP, and the tools and methods which work best based on tens of thousands of installs we've helped with here.
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11 Oct 2013   #3

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I have a Windows 7 Pro Natl. Academic Only license sticker
The license is for Schools & Kids at School.
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