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Windows 7: Problem Activating Windows 7

20 Mar 2011   #11
tylerrr27

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by donk View Post
One of two things here, either you are trying to get an answer to a question you are not going to get from any reputable forum, and you probable already knew that but you where hoping someone was going feel your pain and disreguard forum rules and give you the magic key to unlock all, or you have a situation where someone has taken an oem machine and installed a different system and if that is the case you best make sure the disk you have is the one used for either the upgrade or downgrade whichever, and the wright key to go along with it. Good luck in your quest.
Actually wrong on both parts, magic key to to unlock all huh? You must not be able to read what I posted, I have the key but this laptop was bought right when 7 came out and they were offering free upgrades from Vista to 7. So I was not sure if the product key on the bottom was going to be for Vista or 7 because like I said, it does not look like a Windows 7 label. But Sony website was not offering drivers for Vista only 7 and XP, so that's what confused me.


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20 Mar 2011   #12
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

I have a 6 month old laptop that came with win7 installed and it has a green and red OEM sticker, so yours too may be. What you can try is order factory restore disks from Sony for your exact model. What you receive may either be disks for vista or for win7, depending on how Sony is treating these models now (considering the free upgrades etc.). You can also talk to Sony and see if you can get a good response from them- if indeed this computer was eligible for free upgrade to win7, they may provide you a disk.

In any case, you should end up with either vista or 7 disks and a genuine license.
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20 Mar 2011   #13
tylerrr27

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
I have a 6 month old laptop that came with win7 installed and it has a green and red OEM sticker, so yours too may be. What you can try is order factory restore disks from Sony for your exact model. What you receive may either be disks for vista or for win7, depending on how Sony is treating these models now (considering the free upgrades etc.). You can also talk to Sony and see if you can get a good response from them- if indeed this computer was eligible for free upgrade to win7, they may provide you a disk.

In any case, you should end up with either vista or 7 disks and a genuine license.
Thanks for a actual response on here.

I'll try ordering the disks from them first and see what set comes, depending on how that does Ill give them a call as well.

Thanks!
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