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Windows 7: Recovering key

14 Sep 2011   #1
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 
Recovering key

Since I can't boot into my Windows 7 and am reinstalling it, is there a way I can get my key from Windows 8 which I am currently on so I can activate it again?


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15 Sep 2011   #2
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

No.

They're different keys.
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15 Sep 2011   #3
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

What do you mean they're different keys?

When I got this laptop, a copy of W7HP shipped a week later, and I installed that.

Now since I have to reinstall W7, I need the key to activate it.

Where in there is it a different key?

Edit: I think you misunderstood me. I meant FROM windows 8 since it is my only operable OS, can I browse my drive that has W7 and get the key somewhere?
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