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Windows 7: Win 7 activation - original product key does not match factory install

01 Jan 2017   #11
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Let us know how you get on.

You can either use my boot media and follow instructions to upgrade.


Or, you can download the Pro installation media and do a clean install.
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01 Jan 2017   #12
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Have a good trip.
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01 Jan 2017   #13
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by claudius38 View Post

How do I remove the home premium for which I don't have a key code so that I can then hopefully install the licensed pro version for which I do have the legal key code.

Delete the entire hard drive to unallocated space and install Pro, that`s it.

Clean Install Windows 7

But you have to create a Windows 7 Pro install dvd or usb stick, SIW2 gave you the link to download the Iso file.
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01 Jan 2017   #14
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by claudius38 View Post

How do I remove the home premium for which I don't have a key code so that I can then hopefully install the licensed pro version for which I do have the legal key code.

Delete the entire hard drive to unallocated space and install Pro, that`s it.

Clean Install Windows 7

But you have to create a Windows 7 Pro install dvd or usb stick, SIW2 gave you the link to download the Iso file.




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05 Jan 2017   #15
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

This may fix you up, Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to
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