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Windows 7: Windows 7 upgrade product Key invalid

27 Oct 2009   #11
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by meskarune View Post
I have the same problem. I did a clean install using digital river, and now my window's 7 won't activate! Let me know if doing the upgrade from windows 7 works....

Run the installer from your new desktop and choose Upgrade (Repair) install. It will overwrite it and allow you to give key and activate afterward. This is common fix for clean install if Installer can't see your previous OS when disk is scanning HDD.


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