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Windows 7: Reset from Windows 10 to Windows 7 after 30 days

22 Aug 2016   #1

Windows 10
Reset from Windows 10 to Windows 7 after 30 days

I want to reset from Windows 10 to Windows 7. It's more than 30 days since I installed . I have the product key , but when I typed it for download, I got up this message: " The product key you entered appears to be for software that was preinstalled by the device manufacturer . Contact your device manufacturer for recovery options for software. "Can´t I get back the original windows 7 prof.? Are there still a solution for me to get back to win7?

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22 Aug 2016   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums
Post which language and exact version you need 32 bit/ 64 bit.....

You can use this too if you'd like too

Download Windows 7 and 8.1 ISO Images from Microsoft - gHacks Tech News
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22 Aug 2016   #3

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

You can download the Win 7 ISO using the Heidoc ISO Downloader available here:

You would need to use the OEM COA Product Key on the COA Sticker for a Clean Install.
The Key used for factory installs is a generic OEM SLP key that auto activates with manufacturer recovery media.
The OEM SLP key can not be used for a clean install.

Here is a tutorial with a picture of a COA Sticker:
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

You should learn to use backup images before making changes like this.
I use Macrium Reflect free, it has reliably recovered many times, no matter what i did
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22 Aug 2016   #4

Windows 7 HP 64

I've read somewhere in the sevenforums that you can go back to Win 7 if you still have the windows 7 folder. If you have a OEM computer, another way is to do a factory recover (if you still have the factory recover partition). You can start it from inside Windows or during BIOS POST
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 Reset from Windows 10 to Windows 7 after 30 days

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