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Windows 7: Dead HD Repair and recovery disks but no product key

31 Jul 2015   #1

windows 7 home x64
Dead HD Repair and recovery disks but no product key

I have a HP Pavilion dv7 laptop which is five years old pre-installed with w7 home. I made repair and recovery disks when new, however the product key has worn off the sticker on the bottom of the laptop. The hard disk has died and I need to either reinstall from recovery disk or do a clean install to the new drive. Is it possible with the disks I have?

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01 Aug 2015   #2

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64

The HP disks most likely have the key embedded and will just activate it as the machine is the same hardware minus hdd. It's like 6-7 disks right, it should boot a thing asking you to go to factory image or clean one and put the key in both.
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 Dead HD Repair and recovery disks but no product key

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