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Windows 7: Refurbished U47AAsus with bad W7 key:Buy recovery discs/new W7Premium?

06 Mar 2014   #1

Windows 7 32 bit Pro
Refurbished U47AAsus with bad W7 key:Buy recovery discs/new W7Premium?

I just got a nice refurbished Asus U47A Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium but alas the install is not genuine. Would my best bet be spend for Asus recovery discs and also need to buy Genuine Windows 7 to make sure everything is okay? Receiving it with a bad 7 copy makes me suspect the "refurbish" aspect. Sigh... Still waiting for market seller's return phone call and would rather not invest another $150 in this if I don't have to. Thanks in advance for any advice, I'm assuming the Asus discs won't do a fig about my Windows install problem.

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06 Mar 2014   #2
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Does it have a Win7 official COA sticker on the bottom with Product Key, as it should in order to legally resell a copy of Win7 on the PC?
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If so you can try inserting the Product Key at the Activation link at Computer>Properties, or to be sure you have the best Win7 install possible follow these steps to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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