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Windows 7: Info on W7 Upgrade Path - Purchasing Right COA

20 Feb 2018   #11
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Hiskid1973

According to the specs from HP that comp was only shipped with XP/Vista with a PRO version, confirmed by your comment re COA sticker.

As i said before the product key in use is for a Volume MAK Licence -
WHICH IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR RESALE.

Allthough MS recognises it as genuine, if you purchased it in Official looking packaging then i can tell you its non-genuine, these keys are ONLY sold in bulk to Companies and Educational establishments and passed on to Employees/Students.

There are some other odd entries on the report
Retail installs do not require a SLIC table or a W7 marker code BOTH are present on yours
Somebody has added them thinking they are required

As i said MS recognises it as Genuine, basically as long as it ticks all the right boxes thier happy
MS activation servers follow rules but i can take a bigger overview, hence my above comments

I would advise you not to sell that comp on using that key - As if/when the buyer encounters an activation problem YOU will be liable, unless you can provide paperwork from the Original company or Educational establishment.

Roy


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21 Feb 2018   #12
Hiskid1973

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi Hiskid1973

According to the specs from HP that comp was only shipped with XP/Vista with a PRO version, confirmed by your comment re COA sticker.

As i said before the product key in use is for a Volume MAK Licence -
WHICH IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR RESALE.

Allthough MS recognises it as genuine, if you purchased it in Official looking packaging then i can tell you its non-genuine, these keys are ONLY sold in bulk to Companies and Educational establishments and passed on to Employees/Students.

There are some other odd entries on the report
Retail installs do not require a SLIC table or a W7 marker code BOTH are present on yours
Somebody has added them thinking they are required

As i said MS recognises it as Genuine, basically as long as it ticks all the right boxes thier happy
MS activation servers follow rules but i can take a bigger overview, hence my above comments

I would advise you not to sell that comp on using that key - As if/when the buyer encounters an activation problem YOU will be liable, unless you can provide paperwork from the Original company or Educational establishment.

Roy
What do you recommend would be the least cost alternative, buy 1 or 2 keys. Which key to buy. I have the original 500 gb. drive in my new dc8300 and the cloned 80 gb. in the old dc7900 to sell. As your recommend I'll get a new key before selling. Which type of key should I buy ? I'm only asking $50 for the 7900. Should I just sell it with a fresh W7 Home premium install that is not activated ? What about the original 500 gb drive that is now installed in the dc8300, what about that key ? Thanks for your help. GBY
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22 Feb 2018   #13
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN
 
 

Purchase of retail Win7 key now? Don't think it's possible. OEM key and Win7 disk yes, but unless its a match for your computer, it won't work & you'll be wasting $$$
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