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Windows 7: Asus install CD blocked

13 Feb 2010   #1
floriangerard

windows 7
 
 
Asus install CD blocked

Hello,

I bought a laptop computer with windows 7 64bits, and i'm running windows xp 32bits on my desktop computer. I would like to upgrade to win7 64 to be able to work with the 4Go of RAM of my desktop.
But using the install cd of asus it detect any asus computer and reboot the computer. Is there any way i could install it???? that's legal coz i bought it with my laptop...

Thanks for your repsonses.

Florian


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13 Feb 2010   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Do you get this screen when you boot from DVD?


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13 Feb 2010   #3
floriangerard

windows 7
 
 

i can boot, it detect the dvd and start the install by copying....then it get a window with:
NO ASUS COMPUTER DETECTED...

Press OK to reboot...
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13 Feb 2010   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by floriangerard View Post
i can boot, it detect the dvd and start the install by copying....then it get a window with:
NO ASUS COMPUTER DETECTED...

Press OK to reboot...
Asus DVD may be locked to each model.
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13 Feb 2010   #5
floriangerard

windows 7
 
 

yes that's the same way i was thinking....

Du you know if there is any soft to unlock it? coz i like the new win7, on the laptop it is very fast so it will be faster on my desktop... and 64 bits would allow me to use my 4go of RAM...
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13 Feb 2010   #6
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

That copy of Windows 7 is locked to the Laptop as are all OEM versions of Windows 7. Even if you could install it on the desktop, you couldn't activate it.
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13 Feb 2010   #7
floriangerard

windows 7
 
 

ok thanks!

i ve to buy another one....;(
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13 Feb 2010   #8
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Deleted for stupidityness
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13 Feb 2010   #9
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Greg, he is trying to use the Windows 7 DVD from his ASUS laptop to upgrade his Desktop PC which is currently running XP. He does need to by another copy of Windows 7.
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13 Feb 2010   #10
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Got it, thanks. Need to give up speed-reading as I never finished that course.
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