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Windows 7: Win7 pro to win7 home

3 Weeks Ago   #1
sobranie

win7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Win7 pro to win7 home

Have had a dell pc vostro320 professional dumped on me. (Beautiful condition)

Owner doesn't have the win7 pro disc.
Owner doesn't have the password.
The pc has the windows sticker on the reverse showing the password.


Can I install a new copy of Win7 Home on this pc and use the sticker for winpro to activate winhome?


Tks in advance.


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3 Weeks Ago   #2
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

No you can't.
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3 Weeks Ago   #3
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi sobranie,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sobranie View Post
Have had a dell pc vostro320 professional dumped on me. (Beautiful condition)

Owner doesn't have the win7 pro disc.
Owner doesn't have the password.
The pc has the windows sticker on the reverse showing the password.

Can I install a new copy of Win7 Home on this pc and use the sticker for winpro to activate winhome?
NO you can't!

You can only install Win 7 Home on it if you have a legitimate Win 7 Home Product Key and the Win 7 Home is NOT installed on another computer!
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3 Weeks Ago   #4
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Hey Paul,
Have you found any Win7 ISO download locations besides the two above?
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3 Weeks Ago   #5
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

If you have a Pro license, it will only activate a Pro installation.

Any MS installation media contains all the editions. if you have e.g home premium iso file. you can access the other editions by removing the ei.cfg file.

One way is to point eicfg remover at the iso file. That is very simple.

eicfg_removal_utility.zip

There are other ways, but the eicfg remover takes a fraction of a second, and your iso can then be used to install any edition you choose.

from your earlier post, it sounds like you have a home premium iso already.


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3 Weeks Ago   #6
sobranie

win7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks for all replies which have been taken on board and, would you @@@@**** believe it, the owner has found her password.
Have found in excess of 9000 jpegs which she wants transferred to dvds ( a mixture of portrait and landscape of course) and wants me to fix them all to landscape. I DON'T THINK SO !!!!.
Once again, my thanks to all.
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3 Weeks Ago   #7
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sobranie View Post
Thanks for all replies which have been taken on board and, would you @@@@**** believe it, the owner has found her password.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sobranie View Post
Have found in excess of 9000 jpegs which she wants transferred to dvds ( a mixture of portrait and landscape of course) and wants me to fix them all to landscape. I DON'T THINK SO !!!!.
Once again, my thanks to all.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
3 Weeks Ago   #8
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi Snick,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snick View Post
Hey Paul,
Have you found any Win7 ISO download locations besides the two above?
I think they are getting fewer now and far harder to source them. Well, the legitimate ones anyway!
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